|Canadian Income Funds
Canadian High Yield Stocks
Canadian Oil and Gas Trusts
Former Canadian Royalty Trusts (CANROY's)
|Listed below is our Master List of Canadian Royalty Trusts, Canadian Income Funds,
Canadian Utility Funds, Canadian Income Trusts, Canadian Utility Trusts, Canadian
REITs and Canadian Corporations which pay significant dividends and
trade on some U.S. Market
Canadian Trusts of all types will pay income taxes at the normal corporate rate starting in
2011 and as such many, many of them have merged, converted to corporation status or
simply liquidated. The change in law DOES NOT require conversion from Trust status.
Note that since the announcement of the Canadian Tax Fairness plan approximately
90% of CANROY's have converted to corporate status.
The Trusts and Income Funds that have converted to a corporate structure may well have
stated their intention to pay dividends just as they had while under the Trust structure.
Additionally some of them WILL NOT continue to pay such large dividends.
All of the entities should be analyzed with the consideration of the taxation Situation in
Most of these issues pay a monthly payout--and as such their yield can move every
Additionally you should be aware that the Canadian Government will apply a 15%
withholding tax to all payments to U.S. citizens. Depending on whether you hold the
shares in a taxable or tax deferred account you may be able to apply for a refund on a
portion of these withholdings.
Please note that these issues trade on U.S. exchanges--mostly the 'Pink Sheets' over the counter
(as well as Toronto). We have noted on our list which market venue they trade on---you MUST USE
LIMIT PRICES WHEN TRADING ON THE PINK SHEETS AS VOLUME IS THIN.
Clicking on the ticker symbol will take you to the Company website in a new window where you can
find everything one needs to know on a company.
Additionally if you would like to read the companies filings on the Canadian Securities
Administrators site is www.Sedar.com Of course if they trade on the NYSE you can find the info on
the SEC Website.
All Values are Listed In U.S. Dollars (we have done the currency conversion on dividends for you)
Be aware that you have 'currency' risk owning foreign stocks as the U.S. value will not only vary
based on company fundamentals but also on the exchange rate with the Canadian Dollar.
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A & W Royalty Income Fund
The Fund is a limited purpose trust established to invest in A&W Trade Marks Inc. (Trade Marks), which indirectly owns the A&W trade-marks used in the A&W quick service
restaurant business in Canada. The trade-marks comprise some of the best-known brand names in the Canadian foodservice industry. Trade Marks licences these trade-
marks to A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. in exchange for a royalty of 3 per cent of the sales of 715 A&W restaurants in Canada.
AvenEx Energy Corp
AvenEx Energy Corp ("AvenEx") (formerly Avenir Diversified Income Trust) was created to provide stable, sustainable dividends to shareholders while providing modest growth.
AvenEx is focused on energy with two distinct business units, namely---Oil & Gas: development and production and Elbow River: LPG marketing and logistics
Ag Growth International
Ag Growth International (AGI) is a leading manufacturer of portable and stationary grain handling, storage and conditioning equipment, including augers, belt conveyors, storage
bins, handling accessories and aeration equipment. AGI has manufacturing facilities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Finland.
Through its distinct operating subsidiaries, APUC owns and operates a diversified portfolio of $1.1 billion of clean renewable electric generation and sustainable utility
distribution businesses in North America. Liberty Water Co., APUC's water utility subsidiary, provides regulated water utility services to more than 73,000 customers with a
portfolio of 19 water distribution and wastewater treatment utility systems and has entered into agreements to acquire additional utility systems serving 7,400 customers.
Through its wholly owned subsidiary Liberty Energy Utilities Co., APUC provides regulated electricity and natural gas distribution services, currently serving more than 47,000
electric customers in the Lake Tahoe, CA area. Pursuant to previously announced agreements, Liberty Energy Utilities Co. is committed to acquiring Granite State Electric
Company, a New Hampshire electric distribution company, EnergyNorth Natural Gas Inc., a regulated natural gas distribution utility and certain regulated natural gas distribution
assets in Missouri, Illinois and Iowa, which together serve approximately 213,000 customers. Algonquin Power Co. (APCo), APUC's electric generation subsidiary, includes 45
renewable energy facilities and 12 thermal energy facilities representing more than 460 MW of installed capacity. Pursuant to a previously announced agreement APCo will be
acquiring a partial interest in an existing 370MW portfolio of New England and New York wind projects and development opportunities representing an additional 1,200MW of
wind generation projects. APUC and its operating subsidiaries deliver continuing growth through an expanding pipeline of greenfield and expansion renewable power and clean
energy projects, organic growth within its regulated utilities and the pursuit of accretive acquisition opportunities
AltaGas’ vision is to be a leading North American energy infrastructure company with a focus in Canada and the northern and western United States. The company’s overall
objective is to generate superior economic returns by investing in low-risk, long-life energy assets underpinned by contracts with strong counterparties or regulated returns. Over
the past 17 years AltaGas has built a portfolio of assets that provide the platform to support its future growth.
ARC Resources Ltd. is located in Calgary, Alberta and is an oil and gas producer with operations across western Canada. ARC is an industry leader, a socially responsible
operator and a key contributor to the communities where it operates. Since inception in 1996, ARC has consistently delivered top performance and measurable results.
Artis REIT is a publicly traded income trust with a primary focus on creating value in the field of real estate.
Artis REIT is focused on producing a stable and growing stream of cash distributions for Unitholders from the ownership and management of high quality retail, commercial and
industrial properties in primary and growing secondary markets in western Canada.
Badger Daylighting Ltd. ("Badger") is North America's largest provider of non-destructive excavating services. Badger traditionally works for contractors and facility owners in the
utility, transportation, industrial, engineering, construction and petroleum industries. Our key technology is the Badger Hydrovac excavator which is used primarily for safely
digging trenches in congested grounds and challenging conditions. Unlike traditional backhoe excavation, the Badger Hydrovac uses a pressurized water stream to liquefy the
soil cover, which is then removed with a powerful vacuum excavation system and deposited into a storage tank. Badger manufactures its truck-mounted hydrovac units.
Baytex Energy Corp. is a Calgary, Alberta based conventional oil and gas corporation engaged in the acquisition, development and production of oil and natural gas in the
Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. The corporation also has an emerging presence in the United States.
Black Diamond Group
Whether you need a temporary office for your construction site, a full-service lodge to house your remote workforce or specialty rental equipment for your drilling project, Black
Diamond Group has the industry expertise, commitment to customer service and innovative solutions that will make your project a complete success.
Blue Ribbon Income Fund
To provide a high level of monthly distributions and the opportunity to participate in capital gains by actively managing a portfolio of publicly listed or traded securities, including
income trusts, royalty trusts, real estate investment trusts, common shares, preferred securities and debt instruments.
Bonterra Energy Corp. is a high-yield, dividend paying oil and gas company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. Bonterra has paid a monthly dividend (formerly a distribution)
since inception and intends to pay approximately 55 to 70 percent of funds flow to investors.
Boston Pizza Royalty Income Fund
Boston Pizza International Inc. is a franchise-driven casual dining restaurant company, and operates only three of the over 340 restaurants as corporate restaurants.
Canadian Apartment Properties Trust
As one of Canada's largest owners of multi-family rental communities, Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (CAPREIT) is committed to providing safe,
secure and comfortable accommodation throughout our portfolio of well-managed and attractive apartments, townhouses and land-lease communities. With 30,821 apartments
and townhouses across Canada, and a strong presence in or near most major urban cities we offer a full range of well maintained, high-quality rental accommodations tailored
to meet our residents' needs at very competitive rates. In 2007, CAPREIT acquired two luxury land lease communities comprising of 1,316 sites in Newcastle and Grand Bend,
Ontario, expanding our depth of accommodation options.
CREIT is a real estate investment trust focused on accumulating a portfolio of high-quality real estate assets and delivering the benefits of real estate ownership to Unitholders.
The primary benefit is a reliable and, over time, increasing monthly cash distribution. CREIT owns a diversified portfolio of retail, office and industrial properties.
CANMARC is a recently created unincorporated open-ended real estate investment trust established pursuant to a Declaration of Trust under the laws of the Province of Quebec.
CANMARC’s units are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol “CMQ.UN”.
CANMARC owns and manages a portfolio of 116 high-quality income-producing properties diversified both geographically and by property type. Our portfolio is comprised of 9.4
million square feet of commercial gross leasable area contained in 115 income-producing commercial properties - mainly retail and office properties with certain industrial
properties - as well as 464 units including 1 income-producing multi-family residential property. These properties are located across Quebec, Atlantic Canada, Western Canada
and Ontario, with significant property clusters in three major markets: the Greater Montreal Area, the Halifax Area, and Calgary.
Chartwell Senior Housing
Chartwell is a real estate investment trust focused on generating sustainable, stable and growing cash distributions from owning and managing a complete range of seniors
housing communities. It is one of the largest participants in the North American seniors housing business. Chartwell's aim is to capitalize on the strong demographic trends
present in its markets to maximize the value of its existing portfolio of seniors housing facilities, and prudently avail itself of opportunities to grow internally and through accretive