Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF)
The Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF) is the approved investor protection fund sponsored by investment dealers and mutual fund dealers who are members of the Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization (CIRO). CIPF is authorized to provide coverage within prescribed limits to eligible clients in case of a CIRO member’s insolvency.
If, as an investor, the firm you deal with is a member of CIRO and becomes insolvent, your account may be covered by CIPF, within specified limits.
For details on coverage, please refer to CIPF's Coverage Policy.
Predecessor Investor Protection Funds
Effective January 1, 2023, the Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF), is the approved investor protection fund formed through the amalgamation of two predecessor protection funds, the former Canadian Investor Protection Fund (former CIPF) and the MFDA Investor Protection Corporation (MFDA IPC).