Market Opens

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Nova Cannabis Inc. Virtually Opens The Market

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Darren Karasiuk, Chief Executive Officer, Nova Cannabis Inc., (“Nova Cannabis” or the “Company”) (TSX: NOVC), and his team joined Berk Sumen, Head, Company Services, TMX Group, to celebrate the Company’s graduation from TSX Venture Exchange to Toronto Stock Exchange and open the market. Nova is one of Canada's largest and fastest growing cannabis retailers with a goal to disrupt the cannabis retail market by offering a wide range of high-quality cannabis products at every-day best value prices. The Company currently operates 55 locations across Alberta, Ontario, and Saskatchewan primarily under its Value Buds and Nova Cannabis banners. The Company is majority owned by Alcanna Inc., (TSX: CLIQ).

Franklin Templeton Investments Virtually Opens The Market

Monday, July 26, 2021
Duane Green, President and Chief Executive Officer, Franklin Templeton Canada, and his team joined Keith Wu, Head, Exchange Traded Funds Customer Success, TMX Group, to celebrate the continued expansion of its investment capabilities and sustainability line-up from its in-house specialist investment manager, Martin Currie, with the launch of two ETFs, Franklin Martin Currie Sustainable Emerging Markets Active ETF (TSX:FSEM) and Franklin Martin Currie Sustainable Global Equity Active ETF (TSX:FGSG), on Toronto Stock Exchange and open the market. Franklin Templeton Investments Corp. (also known as Franklin Templeton Canada) is a subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc., a global investment management organization with subsidiaries operating as Franklin Templeton and serving clients in over 165 countries. Franklin Templeton’s mission is to help clients achieve better outcomes through investment management expertise, wealth management and technology solutions. Through its specialist investment managers, the company brings extensive capabilities in equity, fixed income, multi-asset solutions and alternatives. With offices in more than 30 countries and approximately 1,300 investment professionals, the California-based company has over 70 years of investment experience and approximately US$1.5 trillion (approximately CAN$1.9 trillion) in assets under management as of June 30, 2021. For more information, please visit and connect with Franklin Templeton on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, and read the Beyond Bulls & Bears blog.

CAN Fund Virtually Opens The Market

Friday, July 23, 2021
The majority of athletes competing for Canada at the Tokyo Games are CAN Fund recipients. Celebrating the start of the largest sporting event in the world, CAN Fund Founder Jane Roos, CAN Fund COO Conrad Leinemann, CAN Fund Athlete Relations Manager Ali Martincek along with CAN Fund donors representing the many fundraising campaigns joined Tanya Rowntree, Global Head of Client Success, Capital Formation, TMX Group, to open the market celebrating the athlete’s journey and the impact of investing in Canadian talent. CAN Fund is a not for profit organization that provides direct funding of $6000 to each athlete recipient so they can afford what they need to train and compete on the world stage. Every CAN Fund donor receives the name of the athlete they are supporting and a tax receipt. Over 850 athletes applied to CAN Fund this year including Para athletes Morgan Bird (swimming) and Keely Shaw (cycling) who were surprised during the market opening by becoming 2021 CAN Fund recipients. This Sunday July 25th is the inaugural CAN Fund #150Women BE EPIC Run happening virtually coast to coast. Walk or run in your community and support female athletes. Find out more at

Next Hydrogen Virtually Opens The Market

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Raveel Afzaal, Chief Executive Officer, Next Hydrogen Solutions Inc., (“Next Hydrogen” or the "Company") (TSXV: NXH), joined Robert Peterman, Vice President, Global Business Development, TMX Group, to celebrate the Company’s new listing on TSX Venture Exchange and open the market. Next Hydrogen is a designer and manufacturer of electrolysers that use water and electricity as inputs to create clean hydrogen for use as an energy source and to decarbonize transportation and industrial sectors. Founded in 2007, Next Hydrogen’s innovative water electrolysis technology, with patented cell architecture, is designed to efficiently convert intermittent renewably-sourced electricity into green hydrogen on an infrastructure scale. Next Hydrogen’s IP includes 38 granted patents with additional pending and a well-laid out product development roadmap for new product offerings, including both larger alkaline systems.

Middlefield Group Virtually Opens The Market

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Dean Orrico, President and Chief Executive Officer, Middlefield Group, Robert Lauzon, Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Middlefield Group, Jeremy Brasseur, Managing Director, Middlefield Group, and their team joined Keith Wu,Head, ETF Customer Success, TMX Group, to celebrate the launch of the Sustainable Agriculture & Wellness Dividend Fund (TSX: AGR.UN) and open the market. Formed in 1979, Middlefield Group creates and manages specialized investment products for individual and institutional investors and holds approximately $4 billion in assets under management. Investment products include exchange-traded funds, mutual funds, closed-end funds, private and public resource funds, hedge funds, real estate funds and a venture capital fund. AGR.UN commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on June 22, 2021.