National Instrument 81-106 Investment Fund Continuous Disclosure
Part 1 Definitions and Application
Section 1.1 Definitions

interim period

interim period” means, in relation to an investment fund,

(a) a period of at least three months that ends six months before the end of a financial year of the investment fund, or

(b) in the case of a transition year of the investment fund, a period commencing on the first day of the transition year and ending six months after the end of its old financial year;



National Instrument 81-106 Investment Fund Continuous Disclosure
Part 1 Definitions and Application
Section 1.1 Definitions

labour sponsored or venture capital fund

labour sponsored or venture capital fund” means an investment fund that is

(a) a labour sponsored investment fund corporation or a labour sponsored venture capital corporation under provincial legislation,

(b) a registered or prescribed labour sponsored venture capital corporation as defined in the ITA,

(c) an EVCC, or

(d) a VCC;



National Instrument 81-106 Investment Fund Continuous Disclosure
Part 1 Definitions and Application
Section 1.1 Definitions

material change

material change” means, in relation to an investment fund,

(a) a change in the business, operations or affairs of the investment fund that would be considered important by a reasonable investor in determining whether to purchase or continue to hold securities of the investment fund, or

(b) a decision to implement a change referred to in paragraph (a) made

(i) by the board of directors of the investment fund or the board of directors of the manager of the investment fund or other persons acting in a similar capacity,

(ii) by senior management of the investment fund who believe that confirmation of the decision by the board of directors or such other persons acting in a similar capacity is probable, or

(iii) by senior management of the manager of the investment fund who believe that confirmation of the decision by the board of directors of the manager or such other persons acting in a similar capacity is probable;



National Instrument 81-106 Investment Fund Continuous Disclosure
Part 1 Definitions and Application
Section 1.2

Application

(1) Except as otherwise provided in this Instrument, this Instrument applies to

(a) an investment fund that is a reporting issuer; and

(b) subject to subsection (2), a mutual fund in the jurisdiction.

(2) Despite paragraph (1) (b), in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Newfoundland and Labrador, this Instrument does not apply to a mutual fund that is not a reporting issuer.

(3) [Repealed]

(4) In Québec, this Instrument does not apply to a reporting issuer organized under

(a) an Act to establish the Fonds de solidarité des travailleurs du Québec (F.T.Q.) R.S.Q., chapter F-3.2.1;

(b) an Act to establish Fondaction, le Fonds de développement de la Confédération des syndicats nationaux pour la coopération et l’emploi (R.S.Q., chapter F-3.1.2); or

(c) an Act constituting Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins, Loi constituant Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins (R.S.Q., chapter C-6.1).



National Instrument 81-106 Investment Fund Continuous Disclosure
Part 1 Definitions and Application
Section 1.3

Interpretation

(1) Each section, part, class or series of a class of securities of an investment fund that is referable to a separate portfolio of assets is considered to be a separate investment fund for the purposes of this Instrument.

(2) Unless defined in section 1.1 of this Instrument, terms defined in National Instrument 81-102 Investment Funds and used in this Instrument have the respective meanings ascribed to them in that Instrument.

(3) Terms defined in National Instrument 81-105 Mutual Fund Sales Practices and used in this Instrument have the respective meanings ascribed to them in that Instrument except that references in those definitions to “mutual fund” must be read as references to “investment fund”.



National Instrument 81-106 Investment Fund Continuous Disclosure
Part 1 Definitions and Application
Section 1.4

Language of Documents

(1) A document that is required to be filed under this Instrument must be prepared in French or English.

(2) If an investment fund files a document in French or in English, and a translation of the document into the other language is sent to a securityholder, the investment fund must file the translated document not later than when it is sent to the securityholder.

(3) In Québec, the linguistic obligations and rights prescribed by Québec law must be complied with.