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Invictus Games Open the Market

Monday, January 23, 2017
Michael Burns, CEO, Invictus Games joined Richard Rohan, Vice-President, Global Sales, Equity Capital Markets, TMX Group to open the market. Also, joining them to initiate the siren was Bruno Guevremont, Team Captain of Team Canada Invictus Games 2016. Presented by Jaguar Land Rover the third Invictus Games will take place in Toronto from September 23 – 30, 2017. These Games will be the largest yet, with 550 competitors from 17 nations competing in 12 sports, including wheelchair rugby, athletics, swimming and new to the 2017 Games, golf. Established by Prince Harry in 2013, the Invictus Games use the power of adaptive sport to help ill and injured service members and veterans on their journey to recovery.

Trade Canada 2017 Opens the Market

Friday, January 20, 2017
TMX Group celebrates the announcement of Trade Canada 2017 with a market open ceremony. The multi-city U.S. roadshow brings together a cross-section of industry experts and U.S.-based participants with TMX Group executives to share perspectives on current issues of impact in Canadian markets. The events will feature panel discussions with market structure experts and presentations focusing on the advantages of trading north of the border. Trade Canada 2017 will visit New York, Washington, Chicago and Boston. Also joining TMX to celebrate were Trade Canada 2016 partners Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Canaccord Genuity, CIBC Capital Markets, Instinet Canada, Jitney Trade, National Bank Financial, Raymond James, Scotia Capital, Societe Generale, TD Securities and WD Latimer.

Shorcan Brokers Ltd Opens the Market

Thursday, January 19, 2017
Peter Conroy, President, Shorcan Brokers Limited opened the market in celebration of Shorcan Brokers 19th Annual Charity Day. On January 19 Shorcan will donate 100% of the day's revenue to over 20 designated charities. Since 1999, Shorcan has donated over $7,000,000 to various charities and organizations. Shorcan Brokers Limited is a subsidiary of TMX Group.

Cantech Investment Conference Opens the Market

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Nick Waddell, Founding Editor, Cantech Letter, and delegates of the 2017 Cantech Investment Conference joined Michael Kousaie, Head, Business Development, Technology, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange to open the market from the exhibit floor. Launched in 2014, the Cantech Investment Conference is a technology conference which provides Canadian disruptors with an opportunity to interact with technology sector investors, analysts, journalists and the banking community. The 2017 Conference will feature one-on-one investor meetings and the 7th Annual Cantech Letter Awards Gala. The Cantech Conference and Awards take place on January 18 in Toronto.

Horizons ETFs Opens the Market

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Steve Hawkins, President and Co-CEO, Horizons ETFs, joined Dani Lipkin, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds, Closed-End Funds, and Structured Notes, TMX Group to open the market to launch Horizons Absolute Return Global Currency ETF (HARC). Horizons ETFs is a financial services company and a subsidiary of the Mirae Asset Financial Group. Horizons ETFs currently has 76 ETFs listed on Toronto Stock Exchange with a market value of approximately $7 billion. HARC commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on January 17, 2017.
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