Investment Objective and Strategy

Seeks to provide high income and preservation of capital through exposure to Canadian fixed-income securities, including federal and provincial government and corporate bonds, debentures and short-term notes, by investing substantially all of its assets in securities of Franklin Bissett Short Duration Bond Fund (or its successor fund).

Franklin Bissett's fixed income expertise. Franklin Bissett has been managing fixed income investments for nearly 30 years for individual, institutional and high net-worth clients.

Lower portfolio volatility. As short-term bonds are generally less sensitive to interest rate movements than longer-term bonds, they can help minimize the impact of rising rates on a portfolio and reduce overall portfolio volatility.

Eligibility RRSP, RRIF, RESP, TFSA, DPSP, RDSP