The advice you need when you need it

We appreciate that you have worked hard to attain your wealth — and we know that you desire to do good, invest well, and pass on not only your wealth, but also your values to the generations to follow. We also know that managing your wealth can be complex and time-consuming. As your Assante advisor, together we will help you define and prioritize each of your goals and we build a comprehensive wealth plan that will help you achieve them. We will walk beside you throughout your life to help you navigate all of the challenges and complexities you may face along the way. 

Karl Ruban

Financial Advisor
Advisor
  • 1975 - Graduated B.Comm.(Hons.) - University of Manitoba
  • Paramedic under Mother Theresa and Br. Bob Mittelholtz, SJ
  • Four years as linebacker with the University of Manitoba Bisons
  • Ran five marathons and a variety of other distance races
  • CBC Financial Manager/Controller - Winnipeg, Ottawa & Toronto
  • Founding member of Assassins Rugby Football Club
  • Played rugby for Douglas College, Vancouver, BC
  • Instructed Intermediate Accounting at George Brown College
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (Ontario)
  • Transition planning consultant with offices in Toronto and Ottawa
  • Planned and implemented tax-deductible mortgages for several hundred families across Canada
  • Ottawa area leader for Leader Impact Mens Group ministry in association with Paul Henderson
  • Volunteered on the board of directors for the Rockcliffe Lawn Tennis Club
  • Warden for Church of the Messiah; member of Audit and Finance Committee - Anglican Network in Canada
  • Enjoys summers at family cottage - Victoria Beach, Manitoba
  • Canadian director for Opportunity International
  • Sponsored the Ottawa Senior Mens Tennis League
  • Married to Sheila Harrison, five sons, downhill ski instructor and rugby referee
  • Favourite memory: attending son's graduation as platoon commander with the Air Force at St. Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec

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The Case for Equities

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At CI Assante Wealth Management, we will work with you to develop a personalized wealth management strategy to meet all your financial milestones. Your plan will be designed based on your goals and needs, built with best-in-class investments, and continually monitored to ensure it keeps you on track toward the future you desire. If you are looking for a financial solution that will simplify and enhance your life, please contact me for a confidential consultation.

 

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1210 Sheppard Ave E Suite 307
Toronto, Ontario
M2K 1E3 Canada