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Exchange Bulletin

Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Government Bond Index ETF (VSG) To Trade On Toronto Stock Exchange

February 3, 2017

Issuer: Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Government Bond Index ETF

SecuritySymbolCUSIPIssued and Outstanding SecuritiesReserved SecuritiesIssue Price
Redeemable, Transferable Units (the "Units") VSG 92207Y 10 3 100,000 None $25.00
Listing category: Non-Corporate
Trading currency: CDN$
Transaction: Initial public offering of Units (the "Offering")
Listing date: February 6, 2017 (as at 5:01 pm) in anticipation of closing of the Offering.
Anticipated closing date: February 7, 2017
Posted for trading date: February 7, 2017 (at the opening) subject to confirmation of closing of the Offering.
Other market(s): None
Designated market maker: BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc.
Security ownership registration: CDS book-entry system
Investor relations: Matthew Gierasimczuk
Tel: (416) 263-7087 
Incorporation: Exchange traded mutual fund established as a trust under the laws of the Province of Ontario pursuant to a master declaration of trust dated November 4, 2011 as amended by Amendment No. 15 dated January 11, 2017.
Manager and Trustee: Vanguard Investments Canada Inc.
Fiscal year end: December 31
Nature of business: The ETF seeks to track, to the extent reasonably possible and before fees and expenses, the performance of a broad Canadian government bond index with a short-term dollar weighted average maturity. Currently, this Vanguard ETF seeks to track the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Canadian Government 1-5 Year Float Adjusted Bond Index (or any successor thereto). It invests primarily in public, investment-grade government fixed income securities issued in Canada.
Transfer agent and registrar: State Street Trust Company Canada at its principal office in Toronto.
Distributions Income distributions, if any on Units of the ETF will be paid in cash and are expected to be paid monthly.
Sponsorship: Not applicable
Offering document: Prospectus dated January 18, 2017 which is available at Capitalized terms not otherwise defined herein are as defined in the Prospectus.
Initial public offering: 100,000 Units will be issued at a subscription price of $25.00 per Unit. The ETF is authorized to issue an unlimited number of Units, each of which represents an equal, undivided interest in the ETF. Units of the ETF are being issued and sold on a continuous basis and there is no maximum number of Units that may be issued.
TSX contact: Julie K. Shin, Director, Listed Issuer Services, Toronto Stock Exchange.