Market Opens

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TD Asset Management Inc. Opens the Market

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Robert Pemberton, CFA, Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income, TD Asset Management Inc., joined Dani Lipkin, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds, Closed-End Funds, and Structured Notes, TMX Group, to open the market to launch three new Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs): TD Active Preferred Share ETF (TPRF) TD Select Short Term Corporate Bond Ladder ETF (TCSB) and TD Select U.S. Short Term Corporate Bond Ladder ETF (TUSB/TUSB.U). TD Asset Management (TDAM), a member of TD Bank Group, is a North American investment management firm. TDAM offers investment solutions to corporations, pension funds, endowments, foundations and individual investors. TPRF; TCSB; and TUSB/TUSB.U commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on November 14, 2018.

Horizons ETFs Opens the Market

Monday, November 19, 2018
Steve Hawkins, President and Co-CEO, Horizons ETFs, joined Richard Rohan, VP, Global Sales, Capital Formation, TMX Group, to open the market to launch Horizons Global Sustainability Leaders Index ETF (ETHI). Horizons ETFs is a financial services company and a subsidiary of the Mirae Asset Financial Group. Horizons currently has 84 Exchange Traded Funds listed on Toronto Stock Exchange, with a market capitalization of over $10 billion. ETHI commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on November 1, 2018.

Canada's Best Managed Companies Opens the Market

Friday, November 16, 2018
Lorrie King, Partner, alongside Chris Dowding, Partner, Deloitte, joined Ryan Thomas, Head, Business Development, Diversified Industries, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange, to open the market. Established in 1993, Canada's Best Managed Companies is a business awards program, recognizing excellence in Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues of over $15 million. Ontario finalists celebrated on November 15 in Toronto, and winners will be announced in March 2019.

Evolve ETFs Opens the Market

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Raj Lala, President & CEO, Evolve ETFs, alongside Stéphane Amara, Director, Institutional Business Developments & Client Relations Canada, Allianz Global Investors, joined Rob Peterman, Vice-President, Global Business Development, Toronto Stock Exchange & TSX Venture Exchange, to open the market to launch Evolve Active Global Fixed Income ETF (EARN). Evolve's suite of ETFs provide investors with access to long-term investment themes, index-based income strategies, and some of the world`s leading investment managers. EARN commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on November 14, 2018.

Take Our Kids to Work™ Day Closes the Market

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Grade 9 students and their TMX Group sponsors joined Mary Lou Hukezalie, SVP, Human Resources, TMX Group, to close the market to celebrate The Learning Partnership’s 24th annual Take Our Kids to Work™ Day. Take our Kids to Work™ is an annual program in which Grade 9 students are hosted by parents, friends, relatives and volunteers at workplaces across the country. The program supports career development by helping students connect school, the world of work, and their own futures. The Learning Partnership’s signature program is the most recognized career readiness program in Canada with more than 200,000 students visiting workplaces every year.
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