Suite 302 - 2400 Bevan Avenue | Sidney, BC V8L 1W1|p: 250-656-9942

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Financial Advisor, Manulife Wealth Inc.
Life insurance Advisor, Kaz Consulting Group Ltd.

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Financial Advisor, Manulife Wealth Inc. Life insurance Advisor

At Manulife Wealth, we believe there is no better way to serve the needs of Canadian investors than by providing access to independent, unbiased financial advice. We are independent, trustworthy and knowledgeable. Our approach is a transparent, confidential and personal process to help turn your dreams to reality. Working together to achieve your financial goals because we are all unique, special and different.

Gerald Kazanowski has been a financial advisor since 1993. He holds the Certified Financial Planner Designation (CFP) and is a member, in good standing, of the Financial Planners Standard Council (FPSC) and the Financial Advisors Association of Canada (ADVOCIS). Gerald holds Level 11 life insurance licence. Gerald is married for twenty-seven years and has two children.

Gerald grew up in Nanaimo, BC and received his B.A. in economics at UVic. Prior to being a full time advisor, Gerald pursued a successful career in professional basketball. He played in two Olympics (1984 and 1988) with the Canadian team and represented Canada in international competition for eight years.

Alexander Odas is the Financial Advisor and is a licensed Life Insurance Agent. Alex also holds Ph.D. in Physics. Alex has been in industry since 2014. Before joining Manulife Wealth, he successfully grew a diverse group of clients as a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones. Before entering the financial field, Alex was a research scientist in academia since 1995. Alex is married for 31 years and has a son.

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As the independent investment advisors, we are able to offer quality products from a wide range of sources.

  • Stocks and Bonds
  • ETFs, Mutual funds
  • GICs
  • RRSPs, RRIFs, and LIFs
  • TFSA
  • Fee-based program
  • Other specialty investment products


As independent Life Insurance advisors, we offer a range of insurance products:

  • Life Insurance
  • Critical Illness & Disability insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Segregated funds
  • Annuities
  • Group plans for businesses

Stocks, bonds and mutual funds are offered through Manulife Wealth Inc. Insurance products and services are offered through Kaz Consulting Group Ltd. for Gerald Kazanowski, and through Alexander Odas as an independent Insurance Representative.

Contact Us

Suite 302 - 2400 Bevan Avenue
Sidney, BC V8L 1W1
Phone: 250-656-9942

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