We do mutual funds, and have it so money goes in automatically each month.
If it's for your child, an resp is a good idea for the govt matching contributions.
Talk to a financial advisor! It’s free and they’ll help you based on your needs and budget.
One way to grow your money is to invest in RESPs to get government grants. Check out all the info here. http://blog.parentlifenetwork.com/resp-with-your-tax-refund/