IIAC Blog

February 26, 2019

Remembering Michael Edwards (1947 – 2019)

In Memoriam: It is with deep regret we observe the passing of Michael Edwards.

Michael held numerous prominent leadership positions, including Executive Vice President and Director of RBC – Dominion Securities, President and COO of Richardson Greenshields Canada, and Chairman of the Toronto Stock Exchange.

He served his professional community through his involvement with industry associations: he was Chairman of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Investment Dealers Association.

Michael also gave his time and valued guidance to many worthy causes. He was Chairman of he Board of Directors of the Children’s Aid Society Foundation, a founding director of the Invest in Kids Foundation, and served on several other boards including the Banff Centre for Fine Arts.

The IIAC would like to extend their sincere condolences to Michael’s family. His loss will be deeply felt.