Market Opens

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Vanguard Investments Canada Opens The Market

Tuesday, November 15, 2022
The team at Vanguard Investments Canada Inc., including Chris McIsaac, Managing Director and Head of International, Vanguard, and Kathy Bock, Managing Director and Head of Vanguard Americas, joined Keith Wu, Head, Exchange Traded Products, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), to open the market and celebrate Vanguard’s product innovation and growth in the Canadian market. Vanguard Canada is one of Canada’s largest ETF providers with 37 Canadian ETFs and six mutual funds currently available. With over 10 years in the Canadian market, Vanguard is one of the largest investment management companies in the world, managing $8.1 Trillion (CAD $10.4 Trillion) in assets to its more than 30 million investors worldwide. Canadians benefit from Vanguard’s stability and experience, low-cost investing, and client focus.

TMX Group Closes the Market

Monday, November 14, 2022
John McKenzie, Chief Executive Officer, TMX Group, joined employees in Vancouver to close the market in celebration of TMX's national engagement tour. In keeping with the company's guiding purpose to make markets better and empower bold ideas, Mr. McKenzie is connecting with industry leaders and key decision makers to explore collaborative ways to strengthen Canada's capital markets ecosystem, and ensure we maintain our competitive edge long into the future.

Defence Minister Anita Anand and Coding for Veterans Open the TSX Market on Remembrance Day

Friday, November 11, 2022
This morning, the Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of National Defence, Jeff Musson, Executive Director of Coding for Veterans and his team, and members of HMCS York joined Loui Anastasopoulos, CEO of Toronto Stock Exchange and Global Head of Capital Formation, to open the market. This event was held in honour of Remembrance Day, and to highlight the value that Canada's military veterans can bring to companies in Canada's tech sector. The opening raised awareness of the important work of Coding for Veterans – an organization that enables Canadian military veterans’ transition to the Canadian technology sector. In particular, Coding For Veterans offers an intensive 8-month online program in partnership with the University of Ottawa, that provides graduating military veterans with job-ready training and certification in software development and cyber security. For CAF veterans who qualify, program tuition is fully paid for by Veterans Affairs Canada. Remembrance Day is an opportunity to honour the sacrifices of past and present Canadian Armed Forces members – and to highlight efforts to ensure their meaningful employment in the tech sector after they leave the military.

RBC iShares Opens the Market

Thursday, November 10, 2022
Doug Coulter, President, RBC Global Asset Management, and his team joined Keith Wu, Head, Exchange Traded Products, Toronto Stock Exchange, to open the market and celebrate the launch of two ETFs: RBC Target 2028 Corporate Bond Index ETF (TSX: RQQ) and RBC Target 2029 Corporate Bond Index ETF (TSX: RQR). RBC Target Maturity Corporate Bond ETFs represent a family of fixed income ETFs maturing in successive years from 2022 to 2029. Each RBC Target Maturity Corporate Bond ETF tracks a unique FTSE Maturity Corporate Bond Index that maintains a portfolio of Canadian investment grade corporate bonds structured to mature in the same calendar year as the RBC Target Maturity Corporate Bond ETF. When the RBC Target Maturity Corporate Bond ETF reaches the maturity date, its final net asset value is returned to the current unitholders. RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) is the asset management division of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and includes money managers BlueBay Asset Management and Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management. RBC GAM is a provider of global investment management services and solutions to institutional, high-net-worth and individual investors through separate accounts, pooled funds, mutual funds, hedge funds, exchange-traded funds and specialty investment strategies. The RBC GAM group of companies manage approximately $540 billion in assets and have approximately 1,500 employees located across Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia.

Black Swan Graphene Closes the Market

Monday, November 7, 2022
Simon Marcotte, President and Chief Executive Officer, Black Swan Graphene Inc. ("Black Swan" or the "Company") (TSXV: SWAN), and his team joined Omar Khafagy, Manager, Corporate Access, Toronto Stock Exchange, to celebrate the Company’s new listing on TSX Venture Exchange and close the market. Black Swan Graphene Inc. provides high-performance and low-cost bulk graphene and is focused on the concrete and polymer industries. With a fully integrated Canadian eco-powered mineral-to-graphene supply chain, Black Swan Graphene delivers sustainable solutions to large scale industries to lower costs, improve performance, and achieve CO2 reduction objectives.