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. 

Shawn Blainey

Senior Financial Planning Advisor
Financial Advisor


  • Senior Financial Planning Advisor at Assante Capital Management Ltd. (August 1997 - present)
  • Financial Planner at Financial Concept Group (February 1993 - May 1997)
  • Class 3 Flight Instructor at Algonquin Flight Centre (1991 - 1992) 
  • Flight Instructor responsible for teaching private and commercial students and teaching licenced pilots how to take-off and land on water to obtain their float endorsement.



  • Personal Financial Planner Designation (Canadian Securities Institute, CSI) (2013)
  • Applied Financial Planning Certification (Canadian Securities Institute, CSI) (2013)
  • Professional Financial Planning Course (Canadian Securities Institute, CSI) - 2000
  • Canadian Securities Course (Canadian Securities Institute, CSI) - 1997
  • Conduct & Practices Handbook Course (Canadian Securities Institute, CSI) - 1997
  • Canadian Investment Funds Course (Investments Funds Institute of Canada, IFIC) - 1992
  • Graduated from Seneca College in the Aviation & Flight Technology program in 1991.


Honors and Awards

  • Chairman's Council 2005-2006
  • Chariman's Council 2007-2008
  • Chairman's Council 2010-2011
  • Chairman's Council 2014-2015
  • Chairman's Council 2015-2016

Recent Posts

Our 2024 Wish List

Jan 23, 2024

Is the great inflation battle really over? Investors' wishes for a prosperous year might just come true. Explore the trends shaping your investments in 2024....

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What to expect in 2024

Jan 18, 2024

As 2023 draws to a close, let’s reflect on the changes and challenges of the past year and explore enticing trends and investment opportunities for the year to come....

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Making the most of a First Home Savings Account

Jan 04, 2024

Do you have a child who aims to be a homeowner? We’ve got strategies to help your child—and you—use a First Home Savings Account (FHSA) to its best advantage....

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Shawn Blainey

Senior Financial Planning Advisor
Financial Advisor

Investment services and strategies

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