Advocis is the brand name of The Financial Advisors Association of Canada – the largest not-for-profit association of professional financial advisors in the country. The Advocis name represents what our members do best – provide Advice and Advocacy services on behalf of their clients. Advocis carries on the tradition of effectively representing its members’ interests with all levels of government, regulators, and industry, always with the intention of putting the interests of consumers first. As a single organization, Advocis represents thousands of professional advisors from coast to coast through our 46 chapter network.
Membership in Advocis is voluntary. Professional advisors who choose to be members of Advocis must:
- adhere to the Association's Code of Professional Conduct
- either hold, or be working towards, a recognized designation, and
- must maintain their knowledge through mandatory continuing education.