Types of Unclaimed Financial Assets

We provisionally administer the following unclaimed financial assets:

  • money deposited with a financial institution authorized to accept deposits, such as a savings and credit union
  • funds reserved for payment of certified cheques, drafts or money orders
  • amounts payable for the redemption of debt securities or other types of interest in a legal person, partnership or trust
  • funds, securities and other assets received by a securities adviser or broker
  • funds, securities and other assets held in trust
  • funds, securities and other assets deposited in a safety deposit box at a financial institution
  • funds, securities and other assets held by a financial institution as a creditor, pledge holder or custodian
  • amounts payable under a life insurance contract, including those resulting from the demutualization (This link will open a new window) of a mutual insurance company
  • amounts payable under a pension or retirement contract or plan
  • interest, dividends and other income produced by the assets mentioned above
  • other assets determined by regulation, such as education savings plans
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