Market Opens

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Guardian Capital Group Limited Opens the Market

Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Mark Noble, Senior Vice President, Retail Strategy and Sales Enablement, Guardian Capital Group Limited (“Guardian”), and his team joined Graham Mackenzie, Managing Director, Exchange Traded Products, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), to open the market and celebrate the launch of the ETF units of Guardian Canadian Focused Equity Fund (TSX: GCFE) and Guardian International Equity Select Fund (TSX: GIES). GCFE is designed to provide investors with long-term growth of capital, primarily through the investment in a concentrated portfolio of Canadian securities, while GIES seeks a high level of stable income, with an attractive total return, by investing primarily in international dividend-paying equity securities. Guardian Capital Group Limited (“Guardian”) is a global financial services company servicing institutional, retail and private clients through its subsidiaries. As at September 30, 2023, Guardian had C$56.2 billion of total client assets while managing a proprietary investment portfolio with a fair market value of C$1.28 billion.

Coding For Veterans Opens the Market

Friday, November 10, 2023
Minister of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development David Piccini joined Jeff Musson, Executive Director of Coding for Veterans, and Dani Lipkin, Managing Director, Global Innovation Sector, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), to open the market and honour military veterans and members of the Canadian Armed Forces, as well as to commemorate Remembrance Day. Coding for Veterans retrains military veterans across North America in software development and cyber security. The program is delivered 100% online through the University of Southern California and, in Canada, through the University of Ottawa. From deployment to employment, Coding for Veterans has helped arm more than 500 servicemen and women with new skills to protect our digital borders in cyber security since 2019.

Governance Professionals of Canada Closes the Market

Wednesday, November 8, 2023
Lynn Beauregard, President, Governance Professionals of Canada (GPC) and the shortlisted companies of GPC’s Excellence in Governance Awards (EGAs) joined Lara Donaldson, Chief Operations Officer, Trust, Toronto Stock Exchange, to close the market. The GPC Excellence in Governance Awards (EGAs) recognize the important contribution that organizations, their Boards and Governance Professionals make in terms of best practices that build and sustain shareholder and stakeholder value. This year makes a significant milestone for GPC as they celebrate 10 years of providing acknowledging to those who have showcased outstanding contribution to the field of governance in Canada. The awards highlight the importance of good governance in sustaining the value of Canada's public companies, crown corporations, government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations, contributing to the competitiveness of Canada's economy and its capital markets. GPC 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.

Deloitte Canada Opens the Market

Wednesday, November 8, 2023
Representatives of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50™ program joined Dani Lipkin, Managing Director, Global Innovation Sector, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), to open the market. Launched 26 years ago, the Technology Fast 50™ program celebrates innovation, rapid revenue growth, entrepreneurial spirit, and the world-class achievements of the Canadian technology industry. Awards are presented in distinct categories that characterize and define the unique strengths of Canadian innovation. Winners include both public and private companies spanning a variety of industry sub-sectors from hardware, software, and telecommunications to emerging technology and digital media.

TMX Group Opens the Market

Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Representatives from BMO Capital Markets, CIBC, TD Securities, Virtu Financial Inc., and Clearpool Group, joined Rizwan Awan, President, Equity Trading and Head of TMX Markets, Products & Services, TMX Group, to open the market and celebrate the launch of Alpha-X™ and Alpha DRK™. Alpha-X™ and Alpha DRK™ are two new equities’ order books that aim to provide high-quality execution for natural order flow, limit adverse selection resulting from natural speed advantages in the trading ecosystem, and improve the overall trading experience for all participants. These order books level the playing field for the natural investor with innovative tools designed for liquidity-providing participants. Offering advantages previously enjoyed by faster trading community members, Alpha-X™ and Alpha DRK™ allow all market participants to post orders with greater confidence.