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Empress Royalty Virtually Closes the Market

Friday, February 5, 2021
Alexandra Woodyer Sherron, President and Chief Executive Officer, Empress Royalty Corp. ("Empress" or the "Company") (TSXV: EMPR), and her team joined Arne Gulstene, Head, Company Services, TMX Group, to celebrate the company's new listing on TSX Venture Exchange and close the market. Empress Royalty Corp. is a new royalty and streaming creation company with a portfolio consisting of exclusively precious metals investments. Empress is focused on investing in development and production stage projects providing unique financing solutions for mining companies who require additional non dilutive capital. The Company has strategic relationships with Endeavour Financial, Terra Capital and Accendo Banco. These relationships allow Empress to not only access global investment opportunities but also bring unique mining finance expertise, deal structuring and access to capital markets. Empress is looking forward to creating value for its shareholders through quality cash producing royalty and streaming investments.

Manulife Investment Management Virtually Opens The Market

Friday, February 5, 2021
Leo Zerilli, Head of Wealth and Asset Management, Canada, Manulife Global Asset Management and his team joined Keith Wu, Head, Exchange Traded Funds, Customer Success, TMX Group, to celebrate the launch of the Manulife Smart Short-Term Bond ETF (TSX: TERM), the Manulife Smart Core Bond ETF (TSX: BSKT) and the Manulife Smart Corporate Bond ETF (TSX: CBND) and open the market. Manulife ETFs are managed by Manulife Investment Management Limited. Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with exchange traded funds (ETFs). Investment objectives, risks, fees, expenses and other important information are contained in the ETF Facts as well as the prospectus, please read before investing. ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. To learn more visit manulifeim.ca/etfs. Manulife Investment Management is the global wealth and asset management segment of Manulife Financial Corporation. As of September 30, 2020, Manulife Investment Management had CAD$923 billion (US$692 billion) in assets under management and administration. Not all offerings are available in all jurisdictions.

BMO ETFs Virtually Closes The Market at the MoneyShow

Thursday, February 4, 2021
Kevin Prins, Managing Director, Head of Distribution, ETFs and Managed Accounts, BMO Global Asset Management along with MoneyShow’s Jordan Berger, SVP Marketing and Aaron West, President joined Graham MacKenzie, Head, Exchange Traded Products, TMX Group to celebrate the launch of the BMO Clean Energy Index ETF (TSX: ZCLN) and close the market. BMO Exchange Traded Funds has been a leading provider for 11 years, with over 100 strategies and approximately 30 per cent market share in Canada. BMO ETFs are designed to provide compelling solutions to partner with advisors and investors. This includes a comprehensive suite of ETFs, such as core equity ETFs following market leading indexes, a broad range of fixed income ETFs; solution-based ETFs responding to client demand; and innovation with factor ETFs. MoneyShow is a privately held financial media company headquartered in Sarasota, Florida. Founded in 1981 and guided by the belief that "knowledge is power," MoneyShow gathers more than 75,000 qualified investors, traders, and financial advisors together with 1,500 top financial experts, and 350 businesses and media professionals to offer actionable advice, idea exchange, relationship building and learning opportunities.

Franklin Templeton Canada Virtually Opens the Market

Thursday, February 4, 2021
Duane Green, President and CEO, Franklin Templeton Canada, and Matthew Moberg, CPA, Portfolio Manager, Franklin Equity Group, joined Keith Wu, Head, Exchange Traded Funds, Customer Success, TMX Group, to celebrate the launch of Franklin Innovation Active ETF (FINO) and open the market. Capitalizing on Franklin Templeton’s 50-year history of innovation investment expertise, Moberg and his team based near Silicon Valley actively invest in companies that are leaders in innovation, take advantage of new technologies and benefit from new industry conditions in the dynamically changing global economy. Franklin Templeton Investments Corp. (known as Franklin Templeton Canada) is a subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc., a global investment management organization with subsidiaries operating as Franklin Templeton and serving clients in over 165 countries. Franklin Templeton’s mission is to help clients achieve better outcomes through investment management expertise, wealth management and technology solutions. Through its specialist investment managers, the company brings extensive capabilities in equity, fixed income, multi-asset solutions and alternatives. With offices in more than 30 countries and approximately 1,300 investment professionals, the California-based company has over 70 years of investment experience and approximately US$1.5 trillion (approximately CA$1.9 trillion) in assets under management as of December 31, 2020.

BMO ETFs Virtually Closes The Market at the MoneyShow

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Kevin Prins, Managing Director, Head of Distribution, ETFs and Managed Accounts, BMO Global Asset Management along with MoneyShow’s Jordan Berger, SVP Marketing and Aaron West, President joined Graham MacKenzie, Head, Exchange Traded Products, TMX Group to close the market to celebrate BMO ETFs, the first in Canada to provide access to five MSCI Innovation Indexes, developed in collaboration with ARK Invest: BMO MSCI Innovation Index ETF (TSX: ZIN), BMO MSCI Genomic Innovation Index ETF (TSX: ZGEN), BMO MSCI Fintech Innovation Index ETF (TSX: ZFIN), BMO MSCI Next Gen Internet Innovation Index ETF (TSX: ZINT) and BMO MSCI Tech & Industrial Innovation Index ETF (TSX: ZAUT). BMO Exchange Traded Funds has been a leading provider for 11 years, with over 100 strategies and approximately 30 per cent market share in Canada. BMO ETFs are designed to provide compelling solutions to partner with advisors and investors. This includes a comprehensive suite of ETFs, such as core equity ETFs following market leading indexes, a broad range of fixed income ETFs; solution-based ETFs responding to client demand; and innovation with factor ETFs. MoneyShow is a privately held financial media company headquartered in Sarasota, Florida. Founded in 1981 and guided by the belief that "knowledge is power," MoneyShow gathers more than 75,000 qualified investors, traders, and financial advisors together with 1,500 top financial experts, and 350 businesses and media professionals to offer actionable advice, idea exchange, relationship building and learning opportunities.