Amendment No. 1 dated November 12, 2018 to the Annual Information Form dated June 18, 2018

CERTIFICATE OF THE PRINCIPAL DISTRIBUTOR FIXED INCOME FUNDS NEI Money Market Fund NEI Canadian Bond Fund NEI Global Total Return Bond Fund NEI Global High Yield Bond Fund EQUITY FUNDS NEI Canadian Dividend Fund NEI Canadian Equity RS Fund NEI Canadian Equity Fund NEI U.S. Dividend Fund NEI U.S. Equity RS Fund NEI Canadian Small Cap Equity RS Fund NEI Canadian Small Cap Equity Fund NEI Global Dividend RS Fund NEI Global Value Fund NEI Global Equity RS Fund NEI Global Equity Fund NEI International Equity RS Fund NEI Environmental Leaders Fund NEI Emerging Markets Fund ASSET ALLOCATION/BALANCED FUNDS NEI Conservative Yield Portfolio NEI Balanced Yield Portfolio NEI Balanced RS Fund NEI Tactical Yield Portfolio NEI Growth & Income Fund MANAGED PORTFOLIOS NEI Select Income RS Portfolio NEI Select Income & Growth RS Portfolio NEI Select Income & Growth Portfolio NEI Select Balanced RS Portfolio NEI Select Balanced Portfolio NEI Select Growth RS Portfolio NEI Select Growth Portfolio NEI Select Maximum Growth Portfolio (the “Funds”) Dated: November 12, 2018 To the best of our knowledge, information and belief, this Amendment No. 1 dated November 12, 2018 together with the annual information form dated June 18, 2018 and the simplified prospectus dated June 18, 2018, as amended by Amendment No. 1 dated November 12, 2018 and the documents incorporated by reference into the simplified prospectus, as amended, constitute full, true and plain disclosure of all material facts relating to the securities offered by the simplified prospectus, as amended, as required by the securities legislation of each of the provinces and territories of Canada and do not contain any misrepresentations. ON BEHALF OF Credential Asset Management Inc. as Principal Distributor of the Funds (signed) “William Packham” (signed) “Rodney Ancrum” William Packham Chief Executive Officer Rodney Ancrum Chief Financial Officer

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