Market Opens

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Canadian ETF Association Closes the Market

Thursday, March 30, 2023
Michael Cooke, Mackenzie Financial, and representatives of the Canadian ETF Association (CETFA), joined Graham Mackenzie, Managing Director, Exchange Traded Products, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), to close the market in celebration of the growth of the ETF in Canada and CETFA’s over 10 years of commitment to the Canadian ETF industry. The Canadian ETF Association is the only ETF Association in the world with the mandate to support the growth, sustainability and integrity of Canada’s ETF industry.

Governance Professionals of Canada Closes the Market

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Lynn Beauregard, President, Governance Professionals of Canada (GPC), and members of GPC and of its Board joined Lara Donaldson, Chief Operations Officer, Trust, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), to close the market in celebration of the inaugural Governance Professionals Day, to be celebrated on every third Wednesday of March. "Governance professionals play a critical role in the success of their organizations, and National Governance Professionals Day is a chance to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of these individuals," said Lynn Beauregard, President of GPC. "We are excited to launch this initiative to grow the recognition for the role and the value it brings to Boards and organizations in Canada." GPC invites all organizations to celebrate the contributions of their governance professionals (Corporate Secretaries, Counsel, Legal, Compliance Risk, etc…) and to recognize the important work that their governance professionals play to advance their organizations’ good governance practices. GPC also held its annual Excellence in Governance Awards Showcase on the same day to celebrate the winners and shortlisted organizations in its 2022 Awards. GPC is a national association that aspires to influence and promote leading governance practices, be a catalyst for establishing the highest standards in corporate governance in Canada, and promote the recognition and success of Canadian governance professionals.

REALPAC Opens the Market

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Nathalie Palladitcheff, Chair, REALPAC, and her team joined Tanya Rowntree, Vice-President, Global Head of Client Success, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), to open the market and celebrate the 30 year anniversary of REITs in Canada. Founded in 1970, REALPAC is the national leadership association dedicated to advancing the long-term vitality of Canada’s real property sector. Their 135+ member companies include publicly traded real estate companies, real estate investment trusts (REITs), pension funds, private companies, fund managers, asset managers, developers, government real estate agencies, lenders, banks, life insurance companies, investment dealers, brokerages, consultants/data providers, large general contractors, and international members.

CPC Founders Open the Market

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Representatives from the Capital Pool Company (CPC) Program joined Tim Babcock, Vice President and Head of TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Group, to open the market in celebration of the CPC founders. The CPC Program is a unique Canadian invention that supports earlier stage private companies to complete a go public transaction. It is the most common way that companies go public on TSX Venture Exchange and the program has an incredible track record as an ingredient in the success of many companies that have grown to be leaders in the Canadian markets. 35% of currently listed TSX Venture Exchange grads are former CPCs.

Parvis Invest Inc. Opens the Market

Monday, March 27, 2023
David Michaud, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Parvis Invest Inc. (“Parvis” or “the Company”) (TSXV:PVIS:CA), and his team joined Dani Lipkin, Managing Director, Global Innovation Sector, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), to celebrate the company’s listing on the TSX Venture Exchange and to open the market. Parvis is a technology-driven real estate investing platform focused on broadening access to institutional quality real estate investment opportunities for eligible and accredited investors.