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Fixed income funds

Different funds to achieve unique goals

Whether you want to minimize the impact of taxes, draw an income or something else, you have options with our mutual funds.

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What are fixed income funds?

Fixed income funds generally limit risk by investing in government or corporate bonds, but this could mean smaller returns than what’s possible with a riskier fund.

Fixed income funds you can choose from
Fund name
What it invests in
Fund objective
Ideal investor
Canada Life Money Market Fund
Primarily Canadian money market instruments such as treasury bills and short-term government and corporate debt
Maximize income while preserving capital and maintaining liquidity
Short-term investors who have a low risk tolerance
Canada Life Short Term Bond Fund (Portico)
Primarily high-quality, short-term fixed income securities issued by Canadian federal, provincial or municipal governments or by Canadian corporations
Income
Short-term investors who can handle bond market volatility and have a low risk tolerance
Canada Life Core Bond Fund (Portico)
Primarily in Canadian government and investment grade corporate bonds
Interest income and moderate capital growth
Short to medium-term investors who can handle bond market volatility and have a low risk tolerance 
Canada Life Core Plus Bond Fund (Portico)
A combination of Canadian government and corporate bonds of various terms, debentures, notes, mortgages and other income-producing securities
Maximize income consistent with prudent levels of risk
Short to medium-term investors who can handle bond market volatility and have a low risk tolerance
Canada Life Corporate Bond Fund (Portico)
Primarily in investment grade, Canadian corporate bonds
A fixed-income investment in company bonds that produces reliable interest income to help preserve capital
Short to medium-term investors who can handle bond market volatility and have low risk tolerance
Canada Life North American High Yield Bond Fund
Primarily in higher yielding fixed-income securities of corporate issuers
Generate above-average income with potential for long-term capital growth
Medium-term investors who can handle bond market volatility and have low to medium risk tolerance
Mackenzie Floating Rate Income Fund
Primarily in floating-rate debt obligations and other floating-rate debt instruments of issuers anywhere in the world
Generate current income
Short to medium-term investors who can handle bond market volatility and have low to medium risk tolerance
Canada Life Tactical Bond Fund (Portico)
Primarily Canadian and foreign fixed income securities
Income, capital preservation and modest capital appreciation
Medium to longer term investors who can handle bond market volatility and have low risk tolerance
Canada Life Unconstrained Fixed Income Fund
Primarily fixed-income securities of issuers anywhere in the world and derivative instruments
Provide a positive total return over a market cycle regardless of market conditions
Medium-term investors who can handle bond market volatility and have low risk tolerance
Canada Life Global Multi-Sector Bond Fund (T. Rowe Price)
Primarily a global multi-sector bond portfolio
Provide high income and return
Medium term investors who can handle bond market volatility and have low to medium risk tolerance
Canada Life Pathways Money Market Fund
Primarily Canadian money market instruments such as treasury bills and short-term government and corporate debt
Maximize income while preserving capital and maintaining liquidity.
Short-term investors with low risk tolerance.
Canada Life Pathways Core Bond Fund
Primarily Canadian government and investment grade corporate bonds
Provide interest income and the potential for moderate capital appreciation
Short to medium-term investors who can handle bond market volatility and have low risk tolerance
Canada Life Pathways Core Plus Bond Fund
Primarily Canadian government and corporate fixed-income instruments and asset-backed securities with maturities of more than one year
Provide a steady flow of income
Short to medium-term investors who can handle bond market volatility and have low risk tolerance
Canada Life Pathways Global Core Plus Bond Fund
Primarily fixed-income securities issued by companies or governments of any size, anywhere in the world
Generate income and long-term capital growth
Short to medium-term investors who can handle bond market volatility and have low risk tolerance
Canada Life Pathways Global Multi Sector Bond Fund
Mainly fixed income securities of issuers anywhere in the world
Generate a high level of income over a full market cycle, regardless of market conditions, with a secondary objective of capital preservation
Medium-term investors who can handle bond market volatility and have low to medium risk tolerance

Get mutual fund facts and details

It’s important to make informed financial decisions with the help of your advisor. Through Fundata, you can learn more about our funds with these reports:

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Detailed fund information

Get legal and regulatory disclosure documents about Canada Life Mutual Funds and Canada Life Pathways funds. Your advisor can help you understand what this information means.

Meet our fund managers

It’s important to know who is managing your money. Our mutual fund managers are regularly reviewed and monitored for corporate structure, compliance processes, investment style and risk and investment performance. 

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Canada Life Mutual Funds and Canada Life Pathways funds available through a mutual fund managed by Mackenzie Financial Corporation offered exclusively through Quadrus Investment Services Ltd. Make your investment decisions wisely. Important information about mutual funds is found in the Fund Facts document. Please read this carefully before investing. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently, and past performance may not be repeated.