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Tuesday July 31, 2012 - iShares Canada Opens the Market
Mary Anne Wiley, Managing Director, Head of iShares Canada, BlackRock joined Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds and Structured Products, TMX Group to open the market to launch iShares MSCI Canada Minimum Volatility Index Fund (XMV); iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility Index Fund (XMU); iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility Index Fund (XMI); iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Minimum Volatility Index Fund (XMM) and iShares MSCI All Country World Minimum Volatility Index Fund (XMW). BlackRock is an asset management firm, providing investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional and retail clients worldwide. As of June 30, 2012, BlackRock had US$3.56 trillion assets under management. BlackRock is the largest ETF provider on Toronto Stock Exchange by market capitalization and by number of ETFs listed. For more information, visit ishares.ca.


 
Monday July 30, 2012 - Brookfield Canada Office Properties Opens the Market
Jan Sucharda, President and CEO, Brookfield Canada Office Properties, joined Loui Anastasopoulos, Vice President, Business Development & Company Services, Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange to open the market to celebrate Brookfield Office Properties 45th year as a Toronto Stock Exchange listed company (BOX.UN). Originally listed in August 1967 by BPO Properties Ltd (BPP), Brookfield Office Properties commenced trading in substitution for the common shares of BPO in May 2010. Brookfield Canada Office Properties is a Real Estate Investment Trust. Its portfolio is comprised of interests in 28 office properties in the downtown cores of Toronto, Calgary, Ottawa and Vancouver. Landmark assets include Brookfield Place in Toronto and Bankers Hall in Calgary. For more information, visit brookfieldcanadareit.com.


 
Thursday, July 26, 2012 - Home Capital Group Inc. Opens the Market
Gerald M. Soloway, CEO, Home Capital Group Inc., joined Kevan Cowan, President, TSX Markets and Group Head of Equities, TMX Group to open the market on Thursday July 26, 2012 to celebrate Home Capital Group’s 25th anniversary as a Toronto Stock Exchange listed company (HCG). Home Capital Group is a holding Company operating through its principal subsidiary, Home Trust Company. Home Trust offers deposit, mortgage lending, retail credit and credit card issuing services. Home Trust has offices in Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, Quebec and Nova Scotia. For more information, please visit www.homecapital.com


 
Friday July 20, 2012 - Excel Funds Management Inc. Opens the Market
Bhim D. Asdhir, President & CEO, Excel Funds Management Inc., joined Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds and Structured Products, TMX Group to open the market to launch Excel Latin America Bond Fund (ELA.UN). Excel Funds is a Canadian company that specializes in Emerging Market investment opportunities. The Excel Latin America Fund provides Canadians access to Banco Itaú, the largest financial institution in Latin America. For more information, please visit www.excelfunds.com/


 
Thursday July 19, 2012 - Bay Street Brokers Softball Challenge
James Duncan, Chair, Bay Street Children’s Foundation joined Gary Knight, Vice President, Trading, TSX Markets and CEO, TMX Select to open the market to kick-off the 16th annual Bay Street Brokers Softball Challenge. Funds raised by the Softball Challenge support programs at the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Giant Steps Toronto/York Region and The Children’s Aid Society of Toronto. Since 1996, the Foundation has raised just under $2 million dollars for a variety of charities including the Phillip Aziz Centre and The Children's Breakfast Club. Teams from Toronto, New York and Chicago will participate in this year's event, along with an NHL alumni team featuring Mark Napier, Clark Gillies, Mike Pelyk and Bobby Nystrom. The Bay Street Brokers Softball Challenge takes place in Toronto at Riverdale Flats on July 20 – 21. For more information, please visit www.baystreetchildrensfoundation.com.


 
Tuesday July 17, 2012 - Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund Opens the Market
Jim Treliving and George Melville, Owners of Boston Pizza International, Inc. (BPI) joined Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and Structured Products, TMX Group to open the market to celebrate Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund's 10 year anniversary listed on Toronto Stock Exchange (BPF.UN). The Fund is a limited purpose, open-ended trust used to purchase trademarks and trade names used by BPI in its restaurants in Canada. BPI is engaged in the operation and franchising of Boston Pizza restaurants in Canada. As of May 2012, there are 342 Boston Pizza locations across Canada reporting gross sales of over $905 million in 2011. For more information visit www.bostonpizza.com.


 
Friday July 13, 2012 - Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto Opens the Market
Denise H. Jackson, CEO, Festival Management Committee, Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto (SCCT), joined Robert Fotheringham, Senior Vice President, Equities Trading, TMX Group to open the market to kick-off the 45th Toronto Carnival season. The 2012 SCCT season will take place over six weeks with the official launch on July 17th at Nathan Phillip Square and will culminate with Parade Day on August 6th. SCCT has become an international event and the largest cultural festival of its kind in North America. For more information visit www.torontocaribbeancarnival.com.


 
Wednesday July 11, 2012 - TMX Select™ Celebrates its First Anniversary
Gary Knight, Vice President, Trading, TSX Markets and CEO, TMX Select was joined by TMX employees to open the market today in celebration of the first anniversary of TMX Select, TMX Group’s alternative trading system. TMX Select offers a range of differentiating features for participants, including extended continuous trading hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and strict price/time priority. It also offers alternative pricing, including significant cost savings for liquidity takers, and a symmetrical pricing model that charges liquidity takers and providers equally.

 
Tuesday July 10, 2012 - B2B Bank Opens the Market
François Desjardins, CEO of B2B Bank, formerly B2B Trust, joined Loui Anastasopoulos, Vice President, Business Development & Company Services, Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange to open the market to celebrate the launch of B2B Bank. B2B Bank is a Schedule I Canadian Bank dedicated to financial advisors and mortgage brokers. It provides investment and RRSP loans, broker deposits, broker mortgages, self-directed accounts and banking solutions to a network of 23,000 financial professionals across Canada. B2B Trust is a subsidiary of Laurentian Bank of Canada, which trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol LB. For more information, please visit b2bbank.com.


 
Monday July 9, 2012 - Davis + Henderson Corporation Opens the Market
Gerrard Schmid, CEO and Paul Lewis, VP Technology & Architecture, Davis + Henderson Corporation (D+H) joined Ungad Chadda, Senior Vice President, Toronto Stock Exchange, TMX Group to open the market to celebrate D+H’s 10th year as a Toronto Stock Exchange listed company (DH). D+H is a solutions provider to the financial services marketplace, providing technology and technology-based products, programs, and business services to over 1200 financial institutions across North America. D+H’s mission is to provide a unique and broad set of integrated solutions that will help their customers deepen relationships with their own clients. For more information, please visit www.dhltd.com.


 
Thursday July 5, 2012 - Montréal Exchange Yield Curve Project First Anniversary Market Open
Nick Neary, Managing Director, BMO Capital Markets and Bhavesh Muni, Vice President, Desjardins Securities joined Alain Miquelon, President & CEO, Montréal Exchange (MX) to open the market to celebrate the first anniversary of the MX Yield Curve Project. In July 2011, as part of TMX Group’s commitment to develop the full Government of Canada yield curve, the Montréal Exchange launched the market making incentive program. In the first phase market makers: BMO Capital Markets, Desjardins Securities, and RBC Capital Markets joined the program. The focus included the Three-Month Canadian Bankers Acceptance Future (BAX), the Two-Year Government of Canada Bond Futures (CGZ) and the Five-Year Government of Canada Bond Futures (CGF). The second phase of the project launched in 2012 will concentrate on developing the Overnight Index Swap Futures contract (OIS) , and the 30-Year Government of Canada Bond Futures (LGB). For more information visit www.m-x.ca/futures


 
Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - Honda Indy Toronto Opens the Market
Representatives from the Honda Indy Toronto and Robert Herjavec, Ferrari Challenge Driver and Canadian star of ABC's Shark Tank joined Robert Fotheringham, Senior Vice President, Equities Trading, TMX Group to open the market. The largest annual sporting event in Ontario, the Honda Indy Toronto runs July 6-8 on the streets surrounding Exhibition Place along the shores of Lake Ontario. For more information visit www.hondaindytoronto.com.


 
Friday June 29, 2012 - Canadian Football League Opens the Market
Canadian Football League (CFL), Commissioner Mark Cohon joined Tom Kloet, CEO, TMX Group to open the market today to kick-off the 2012 CFL season. 2012 also marks the 100th anniversary of the Grey Cup with celebrations across the country culminating in the 100th Grey Cup Festival, to be held in Toronto in November. The 10-day festival will feature over 50 events including galas, player awards and a family fun zone. The CFL invites all Canadians to join them in the 100th Grey Cup sport and cultural celebration. For more information visit cfl.ca and 100thgreycupfestival.ca.


 
Thursday June 28, 2012 - Canadian Deafblind Association Ontario Chapter Opens the Market
John Westerterp Junior, consumer, Canadian Deafblind Association Ontario Chapter (CDBA Ontario) joined Matthew Fireman, Senior Relationship Manager, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Group to open the market to celebrate Deafblindness Awareness Month. June has been proclaimed as Deafblind Awareness Month in the province of Ontario since 2000. CDBA Ontario is committed to enhancing the lives of people who are deafblind through support, services, awareness, recognition and Intervenor service. For more information, please visit www.cdbaontario.com.


 
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - Mitel Networks Corporation Open the Market
Richard McBee, CEO and Steve Spooner, CFO, Mitel Networks Corporation, joined Wayne Fox, Chair, TMX Group and Ungad Chadda, Senior Vice President, Toronto Stock Exchange to open the market to celebrate the listing of Mitel Networks Corporation. Headquartered in Ottawa, Mitel is a global provider of business communications and collaboration software and services. Mitel's Freedom architecture provides the flexibility and simplicity organizations need to support today's dynamic work environment. Through a single cloud-ready software stream , Mitel delivers a suite of advanced communications and collaboration capabilities. Mitel trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol MNW. For more information visit www.mitel.com


 
Tuesday June 26, 2012 - Brookfield Investment Management (Canada) Inc. Opens the Market
Gail Cecil, Managing Director, Brookfield Investment Management (Canada) Inc. and Brian Hurley,Director, Assistant General Counsel, Brookfield Investment Management, joined Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds and Structured Products, TMX Group to open the market to launch Brookfield High Yield Strategic Income Fund (BHY.UN). The Fund has been created to obtain exposure to a portfolio comprised of high yield bonds, debentures and other debt instruments rated below investment grade. The portfolio will be managed by Brookfield Investment Management Inc., a subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management Inc., a Canadian-based, global alternative asset manager. Brookfield currently has four closed-end funds listed on Toronto Stock Exchange. For more information visit www.brookfieldim.com


 
Monday June 25, 2012 - Aveda Transportation and Energy Services Inc. Opens the Market
David Werklund, Interim President and CEO & Bharat Mahajan, Vice-President, Finance & CFO, Aveda Transportation and Energy Services Inc. joined Loui Anastasopoulos, Vice President, Business Development & Company Services, Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange to open the market today. Aveda Transportation and Energy Services Inc., formerly Phoenix Oilfield Hauling Inc., is a provider of specialized oilfield hauling and rentals to the US and Western Canadian oil and gas industry. Aveda Transportation and Energy Services Inc. trades on TSX Venture Exchange under the stock symbol AVE. For more information visit www.avedaenergy.com


 
Friday June 22, 2012 - Manulife Financial Corporation 125th Anniversary Celebration Market Open
Donald Guloien, President & CEO and Dr. Gail Cook-Bennet, Chair, Manulife Financial Corporation joined Tom Kloet, CEO, TMX Group to open the market to celebrate the company’s 125th anniversary. Founded in 1887, Manulife is a Canada-based financial services group with operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. Commencing trading at Toronto Stock Exchange concludes a week-long series of market opening ceremonies worldwide attended by Manulife executives and other dignitaries. Manulife Financial Corporation trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol MFC. For more information visit www.manulife.ca.


 
Thursday June 21, 2012 - Horizons ETFs Opens the Market
Adam Felesky, Chairman, Horizons Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and James Buchan, the winner of Horizons ETFs Biggest Winner Competition joined Eleanor Fritz, Director, Compliance & Disclosure, Toronto Stock Exchange to open the market today. Nearly 1400 people participated in the Competition, which used a real-time virtual online brokerage account, where investors bought and sold ETFs offered by Horizons. Mr. Buchan generated a 31.90% return during the two month competition to become the Biggest Winner. For more information, please visit www.horizonsetfs.com .


 
Wednesday June 20, 2012 - Sandy Hawley & Woodbine Entertainment Opens the Market
Canadian Racing Hall of Fame Jockey, Sandy Hawley, joined Tim Babcock, Director, Listed Issuer Services, TSX Venture Exchange to open the market to celebrate the 153rd running of the Queen’s Plate on Sunday, June 24 at Woodbine Racetrack. Mr. Hawley’s career spanned 31 years, garnering 6,449 wins including four Queen’s Plate wins. With roots dating back to 1881, Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) is the largest horse racing operator in Canada offering world class horse racing at both Woodbine (Toronto) and Mohawk (Milton) racetracks. For more information please visit www.woodbineentertainment.com and www.sandyhawley.com.


 
Tuesday June 19, 2012 - Extreme Startups Opens the Market
Andy Yang and Sunil Sharma, Managing Directors of Extreme Startups joined Robert Peterman, Head, Business Development, Technology to open the market today. Canadian investors Extreme Venture Partners, OMERS Ventures, Rho Canada Ventures, Relay Ventures and BDC, have come together to commit $7 million to the program. Extreme Startups runs two 12-week cohorts per year in Toronto; providing participating companies with up to $200,000 in investment, a collaborative environment, and access to key industry partners. For more information, please visit www.extremestartups.com.


 
Monday June 18, 2012 - Bloom Burton & Co. Opens the Market
Bloom Burton & Co., joined Ungad Chadda, Senior Vice President, Toronto Stock Exchange to open the market to announce their inaugural Bloom Burton & Co. Healthcare Investor Conference. The conference takes place in Toronto on June 21 and will bring together investors interested in the latest developments in the Canadian healthcare sector. Bloom Burton was joined by sponsors Heenan Blaikie, McCarthy Tétrault, Ernst & Young and BDO Canada and key participants, including CML Healthcare, YM BioSciences, Trimel Pharmaceuticals, Stellar Pharmaceuticals, Nuvo Research, Transition Therapeutics, Actium Research, femMED and Stem Cell Therapeutics. For more information, please visit www.bloomburton.com.


 
Friday June 15, 2012 - Make-A-Wish® Opens the Market
Make-A-Wish® and "wish" families joined Mary Lou Hukezalie, Vice President, Group Head of Human Resources, TMX Group to open the market to raise awareness of the first annual Make-A-Wish Rope for Hope. On June 19, 90 individuals, corporate teams and wish families will rappel down the East Tower of Toronto City Hall to support magical wishes. Along with the Make-A-Wish national office, eight independent regional chapters grant wishes to children across Canada living with life-threatening medical conditions. Since 1980, Make-A-Wish has made the dreams of more than 290,000 children come true. To learn more, please visit www.makeawish.ca.


 
Thursday June 14, 2012 - Baker & McKenzie Opens the Market
Eduardo Leite, Chairman of the Executive Committee, Baker & McKenzie joined Ungad Chadda, Senior Vice President, Toronto Stock Exchange, TMX Group to open the market to celebrate the law firm’s 50th year in Toronto. Founded in 1949, Baker & McKenzie advises business organizations world-wide through more than 3,800 lawyers and over 5,800 professional staff in 70 offices in 43 countries. Baker & McKenzie opened its Toronto office in 1962, recognizing Canada's global economic importance. For more information visit: www.bakermckenzie.com.


 
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - Canadian Blood Services Opens The Market
Canadian Blood Services along with RBC Capital Markets joined Gary Knight, Vice President, Trading, Toronto Stock Exchange to open the market today to launch National Blood Donor Week - June 11-17, 2012. RBC Capital Markets is organizing a June blood drive that will kick off during National Blood Donor Week. In 2011, RBC Toronto employees through the Partners in Life program donated 687 units of blood - the highest amount credited to a local Partners for Life organization in Central Ontario. Canadian Blood Services is a national, not-for-profit charitable organization that manages the supply of blood and blood products in all provinces and territories outside of Quebec. The organization oversees the OneMatch Stem Cell and Marrow network and provides national leadership for organ and tissue donation and transplantation as well as operating 42 permanent collection sites and more than 20,000 donor clinics annually. For more information visit www.blood.ca.


 
Monday June 11, 2012 - Partners Real Estate Investment Trust Opens the Market
Adam Gant, CEO and Patrick Miniutti, President and COO, Partners Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) joined Julie Shin, Director, Listed Issuer Services, Toronto Stock Exchange to open the market today. Partners REIT is focused on acquiring and managing a portfolio of retail and mixed-use retail community and neighbourhood centres. Partners currently owns 29 retail properties across Canada. Partners REIT graduated from TSX Venture Exchange and now trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbols PAR.UN, PAR.DB. For more information www.partnersreit.com


 
Friday June 8, 2012 - TMX Group's Bonnie Smith Celebrates 42 Years of Service
In celebration of her 42nd anniversary with TMX Group, Bonnie Smith, Customer Support Representative from the TMX Vancouver office joined Mary Lou Hukezalie, Vice-President, Group Head of Human Resources, TMX Group to open the market. Bonnie joined the Vancouver Stock Exchange in May 1970, which TMX Group acquired in 2001 and has served in many different capacities within IT throughout her 42 year career. Also, joining Bonnie to mark this milestone were her TMX Group colleagues and family. Congratulations Bonnie!

 
Thursday June 7, 2012 - BTB Real Estate Investment Trust Opens the Market
Michel Léonard, President & CEO, BTB Real Estate Investment Trust joined Eleanor Fritz, Director, Compliance & Disclosure, Toronto Stock Exchange to open the market today. BTB is a real estate investment trust, which began operations in 2006 and to date, has a portfolio of over 50 mid-market offices, industrial, and retail properties predominantly located in Quebec, Canada. BTB Real Estate Investment Trust graduated from TSX Venture Exchange and now trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbols BTB.UN, BTB.DB.B, BTB.DB.C, BTB.DB.D. For more information visit www.btbreit.com


 
Wednesday June 6, 2012 - Interbrand Canada Inc. Opens the Market
Alfred DuPuy, Managing Director, Interband Canada Inc., joined Loui Anastasopoulos, Vice President, Business Development & Company Services, Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange to open the market to launch its 2012 Best Canadian Brands Report. Published every two years, the fourth edition of the Best Canadian Brands ranks the top 25 Canadian brands according to value and contribution to business performance. Also joining Mr. DuPuy to open the market were representatives from CIBC, RBC, Shaw Media, Sun Life Financial, and TD Bank Financial Group. For more information, please visit www.interbrand.com


 
Tuesday June 5, 2012 - BM&FBOVESPA Opens the Market
A delegation from BM&FBOVESPA S.A - Securities, Commodities and Futures Exchange - joined John McCoach, President, TSX Venture Exchange, to open the market today. BM&FBOVESPA 's has formed a Working Group on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to meet with several countries with relevant experience in the SME market. BM&FBOVESPA was created in 2008, through the integration between the Sao Paolo Exchange (Bovespa) and the Brazilian Mercantile & Futures Exchange (BM&F). For more information visit www.bmfbovespa.com.


 
Friday June 1, 2012 - Currency Exchange International, Corp opens the market
Randolph Pinna, President, Currency Exchange International, Corp joined Loui Anastasopoulos, Vice President, Business Development & Company Services, Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange to open the market. Currency Exchange provides foreign currency exchange and services, including wire transfer payments, purchase and sale of foreign bank drafts, international traveler cheques and foreign cheque clearing. The Company, also offers licensing of their proprietary FX Software, a web based application that allows for foreign currency inventory management by Currency Exchange clients and its clients' customers. Currency Exchange International, Corp trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol CXI.S, CXI.WT.S. For more information visit www.ceifx.com


Thursday May 31, 2012 - CRH Medical Corporation Opens the Market
Edward Wright, CEO, CRH Medical Corporation joined Tim Babcock, Director, Listed Issuer Services, TSX Venture Exchange to open the market today. CRH Medical specializes in the distribution of medical products, especially in the gastroenterologist community; and the delivery of clinical, marketing and operational support directly to its partner physicians. CRH utilizes its web-based platform to educate doctors and connect them with patients. CRH Medical Corporation graduated from TSX Venture Exchange and now trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol CRH. For more information www.crhsystem.com


 
Wednesday May 30,2012 - Horizons Exchange Traded Funds Opens the Market
Nassim Taleb, author of The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable along with Howard Atkinson, President and Adam Felesky, CEO of Horizons Exchange Traded Funds Inc. joined Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and Structured Products, TMX Group to open the market to launch Horizons Universa U.S. Black Swan ETF (HUS.U, HUS.V) and Horizons Universa Canadian Black Swan ETF (HUT, HUT.A). Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc., manage the Horizons Exchange Traded Funds family of ETFs, and are a member of the Mirae Asset Global Investment Group. Horizons manages approximately $3.4 billion amongst 86 ETFs listed on Toronto Stock Exchange. For more information on Horizons ETFs, please visit www.horizonsetfs.com.


 
Tuesday May 29, 2012 - CFA Institute 50th Anniversary Market Open
Margaret Franklin, former Chair, CFA Institute Board of Governors and Fred Pinto, President, Toronto CFA Society joined Gary Knight, Vice President, Trading, Toronto Stock Exchange to open the market as part of the CFA Program’s 50th anniversary global celebration. Today, CFA Institute and its local member societies are participating in 24 stock market openings and closings worldwide within a 24-hour period. CFA Institute is a global, not-for-profit association of investment professionals that awards the CFA and CIPM designations. For more information, please visit www.cfainstitute.org


 
Monday, May 28, 2012 - East Coast Investment Grade Income Fund Opens the Market
Jim McGovern, CEO, Arrow Capital Management Inc., and Mike MacBain, Founding Partner, East Coast Fund Management joined Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds and Structured Products, TMX Group to launch East Coast Investment Grade Income Fund (ECF.UN). Headquartered in Toronto, Arrow Capital Management is an alternative investment fund company with knowledge in active portfolio management and manager selection. For more information visit www.arrowhedge.com.


 
Friday May 25, 2012 - All Group Financial Services Inc. Opens the Market
All Group Financial Services Inc. James Moon, CEO & President; Mitch Torch, Investment Advisor and Mayor Jeff Lehman, City of Barrie joined Gary Knight, Vice President, Trading, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange Inc. to open the market to celebrate All Group Financial Services becoming a TSX Venture Exchange Member. Founded in 2006, Toronto-based All Group Financial is a specialized full-service brokerage firm focused on serving retail investors. All Group Financial Services' trading number on TSX Venture Exchange is 202. For more information visit: www.allgroup.ca.


 
Thursday May 24, 2012 - CNIB Shades of Fun Day Open the Market
John M. Rafferty, President & CEO, CNIB and Amy Mitschele, CNIB client joined Eleanor Fritz, Director, Compliance & Disclosure, Toronto Stock Exchange to open the market to celebrate CNIB’s Shades of Fun Day. May is Vision Health Month when Canadians are encouraged to take proactive care of their eye health – because eyes are for life. On May 24th, Shades of Fun Day, Canadians from coast to coast are encouraged to wear their sunglasses to protect their eyes from harmful UV rays while raising funds to support programs and services for Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. For more information visit: www.eyesareforlife.com/


 
Wednesday May 23, 2012 - Canada's CFO of the Year 2012 - Colleen Johnston Opens the Market
Colleen Johnston, Group Head of Finance and CFO, TD Bank Group, joined Michael Ptasznik, CFO, TMX Group to open the market to celebrate Ms. Johnston being selected Canada’s CFO of the Year™ for 2012. The CFO of the Year Award recognizes a senior financial leader who has made a contribution to business in Canada with quality, insight and steady direction. Colleen Johnston joined TD in 2004, having spent 15 years with Scotiabank. She was elected a Fellow Chartered Accountant in 2006, served as Chair for the Heart and Stroke Foundation and has played leadership roles with ShareLife, Bridgepoint Health, the Canadian Board Diversity Council and the Schulich School of Business. For more information, please visit www.cfoy.ca.


 
Thursday May 17, 2012 - Parkland Fuel Corporation Opens the Market
Bob Espey, President and CEO, Parkland Fuel Corporation joined Loui Anastasopoulos, Director, Relationship Management, Product & Service Development, Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange to open the market today. Parkland is an independent marketer and distributor of gasoline, diesel fuel, lubricants, heating oil and other products to businesses, consumers and wholesale customers through community based operators. Parkland's family of brands include: Bluewave Energy, Columbia Fuels, Great Northern Oil, Neufeld Petroleum & Propane, United Petroleum Products, Island Petroleum, Fas Gas Plus and Race Trac Gas. For more information, please visit www.parkland.ca.


 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 2012 TMX Trading Conference Open the Market
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 2012 TMX Trading Conference Open the Market ITG Canada and MIXIT, Gold sponsors of the 2012 TMX Trading Conference, joined Tom Kloet, CEO, TMX Group to open the market today. The TMX Trading Conference provides an annual forum for the Canadian investment community to discuss current issues in the Canadian and international equities markets. This year's conference is on May 17 in Toronto.

 
Monday May 14, 2012 - Bloom Investment Counsel (BLB.UN:TSX) Opens the Market
Paul Bloom, President, Bloom Investment Counsel, Inc., joined Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds and Structured Products, TMX Group to launch Bloom Select Income Fund (BLB.UN). Bloom Funds is managed by Bloom Investment Counsel, Inc., which specializes in the management of segregated investment portfolios for individuals, corporations and trusts and high-income equity portfolios comprised of dividend paying common equity securities, income trusts, real estate investment trusts and limited partnerships. Bloom manages approximately $315 million amongst three funds listed on Toronto Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit www.bloomfunds.ca.


 
Friday May 11, 2012 - Sunward Resources Ltd. Opens the Market
Colin Andrew, CEO & Director, Sunward Resources Ltd., joined Eleanor Fritz, Director, Compliance & Disclosure, Toronto Stock Exchange to open the market today. Sunward Resources is a Canadian-based company focused on the exploration and development of gold & copper porphyry projects in Colombia. Sunward Resources graduated from TSX Venture Exchange and now trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol SWD. For more information, please visit www.sunwardresources.com.


 
Thursday May 10, 2012 - Horizons Exchange Traded Funds Open the Market
Steve Hawkins, EVP & Chief Compliance Officer, Ken Lecuyer, VP, Sales & Marketing and Andrew Cowan, Institutional Relationship Manager, Horizons Exchange Traded Funds joined Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds and Structured Products, TMX Group to open the market to launch Horizons Morningstar Hedge Fund Index ETF (HHF & HHF.A). Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc., manage the Horizons Exchange Traded Funds family of ETFs, and are a member of the Mirae Asset Global Investment Group. Horizons manages approximately $3.3 billion amongst 84 ETFs listed on Toronto Stock Exchange. For more information on Horizons ETFs, please visit www.horizonsetfs.com.


 
Wednesday May 9, 2012 - Rio Alto Mining Limited Opens the Market
Alex Black, President & CEO, Rio Alto Mining Limited joined Eleanor Fritz, Director, Compliance & Disclosure, Toronto Stock Exchange to open the market today. Rio Alto is a Canadian-based resource company focused on the acquisition exploration, and development of gold resources and advanced stage exploration projects in Peru and Latin America. Rio Alto Mining Limited graduated from TSX Venture Exchange and now trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol RIO. For more information www.rioaltomining.com.


 
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 - Teck Resources Limited Opens the Market
Don Lindsay, President & CEO, Teck Resources Limited joined Ungad Chadda, Senior Vice President, Toronto Stock Exchange, TMX Group to open the market to celebrate Teck Resources' 60th year as a Toronto Stock Exchange listed company (TCK.A, TCK.B). Teck is committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TCK.A and TCK.B. Further information about Teck can be found at: www.teck.com.


 
Friday May 4, 2012 - Royal LePage Shelter Foundation Opens the Market
Shanan Spencer-Brown and Allyson Kinsley, Royal LePage Shelter Foundation; and Phil Soper, President & CEO, Brookfield Real Estate Services Inc. and Royal LePage joined Eleanor Fritz, Director, Compliance & Disclosure, Toronto Stock Exchange to open the market in celebration of the 4th Annual National Garage Sale for Shelter on May 12, 2012. The Royal LePage Shelter Foundation is dedicated to supporting women’s shelters and programs that help put an end to family violence. Since 1999, the Foundation has raised more than $14 million with the support of Royal LePage agents, brokers, clients and business partners. Royal LePage is a Brookfield Real Estate Services Inc. company - a TSX listed corporation trading under the stock symbol BRE. For more information, visit: www.royallepage.ca/shelter


 
Thursday May 3, 2012 - Northquest Ltd. Opens the Market
Jon North, President & CEO, Northquest Ltd., joined Loui Anastasopoulos, Director, Relationship Management, Product & Service Development, Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange to open the market today. Northquest is a Canadian based gold exploration company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of projects in Nunavut, Canada and the Republic of Mali. Northquest Ltd. trades on TSX Venture Exchange under the stock symbol NQ. For more information visit www.northquest.biz.


 
Monday, April 30, 2012 - Belo Sun Mining Corp. Opens the Market
Mark Eaton, President & CEO, Belo Sun Mining Corp. joined Ungad Chadda, Senior Vice President, Toronto Stock Exchange, TMX Group to open the market today. Belo Sun Mining Corp. is a Canadian-based mineral exploration company with a portfolio of properties focused on gold in in Brazil. Belo Sun's primary focus is on advancing and expanding its 100% owned Volta Grande Gold Project in Para State. Belo Sun graduated from TSX Venture Exchange and now trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol BSX. For more information, visit www.belosun.com.


 
Friday April 27, 2012 - Renewable Energy Finance Forum Opens the Market
Representatives from Renewable Energy Finance Forum (REFF Canada) joined Ross Marshall , Vice President, Equicom Group, TMX Group to open the market to kick off the 3rd annual REFF Forum in Canada. Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange are sponsors of REFF Canada, which takes place April 30 to May 1 in Toronto and features over 30 thought leaders from the Renewable Energy sector. For more information visit www.euromoneyenergy.com.


 
Thursday April 26, 2012 - Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Companies-to-Watch Award
Bruce Chin, GTA Leader, Technology, Media, Telecommunications, Deloitte joined, Martine Valcin, Director, Listed Issuer Services, Toronto Stock Exchange to open the market today to celebrate the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Companies-to-Watch Award. The award honours promising Canadian technology companies, in business less than five years that have demonstrated a distinct competitive advantage in the marketplace. The Companies-to-Watch winners are potential future Deloitte Fast 50 candidates, which is a ranking of Canada’s 50 fastest-growing technology companies. For more information please visit www.fast50.ca.


 
Wednesday April 25, 2012 - Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce Opens the Market
Mike Elliott, Chair of the Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce joined Gary Knight, Vice President, Trading, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange Inc. to open the market today. Since 1905, the Chamber of Commerce has been a voice for the business community and currently represents 1,025 businesses, employing 19,000 in Sarnia and across Lambton County. The Chamber provides connections to other members, government, support through member services and community betterment project leadership. For more information visit www.sarnialambtonchamber.com.


 
Tuesday April 24, 2012 - PowerShares Canada brought to you by Invesco Opens the Market
Michael Cooke, Head of Distribution PowerShares Canada joined Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) and Structured Products, TMX Group, to open the market to launch Powershares S&P/TSX Composite Low Volatility Index ETF (TLV), Powershares S&P/TSX Composite Hight Beta Index ETF (THB) and Powershares S&P 500 High Beta (CAD Hedged) Index ETF (UHB). A subsidiary of Invesco Ltd., Invesco Canada offers investment solutions to institutions, organizations, companies and individual investors across Canada and around the world. Invesco Powershares has 18 exchange traded products listed on Toronto Stock Exchange with $1.3 billion of assets under management. For more information visit www.invesco.ca.


 
Monday April 23, 2012 - International Association of Administrative Professionals Open the Market
Nancy Brown, President, Central Canada Divison and Lina N. Veglia, International Director, Canada District, International Association of Adminstrative Professionals (IAAP) joined Gary Knight, Vice President, Trading, TMX Group, to open the market today. Since 1952, IAAP has honoured office workers by sponsoring Administrative Professionals Week. The not-for-profit professional association has approximately 600 chapters and 28,000 members worldwide. IAAP offers its members opportunities through education, community building and leadership development. For more information visit www.iaap-hq.org


 
Friday April 20, 2012 - Harvest Portfolios Group Opens the Market
Michael Kovacs, President and CEO, Harvest Portfolios Group joined Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds and Structured Products, TMX Group to launch Canadian Premium Select Income Fund (HCS.UN, HCS.WT). Harvest Portfolios Group is a Canadian Investment Management company focused on long term income generating investment products. Harvest Portfolios currently has five closed-end funds listed on Toronto Stock Exchange. For more information visit www.harvestportfolios.com.


 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - Bri-Chem Corp. Opens the Market
Don Caron, CEO, Bri-Chem Corp joined Julie Shin, Director, Listed Issuer Services, Toronto Stock Exchange to open the market today. Founded in 1985, Bri-Chem Corp. provides wholesale distribution of drilling fluid chemicals and additives, as well as steel products and services to the resource, industrial and construction industries in North America. Bri-Chem Corp graduated from TSX Venture Exchange and now trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol BRY. For more information www.brichem.com.


 
Tuesday April 17, 2012 - Middlefield Group Opens the Market
Dean Orrico, President and CIO and Murray Brasseur, Chairman, Middlefield Group joined Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds and Structured Products, TMX Group to open the market today to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Compass Income Fund’s (CMZ.UN) listing on Toronto Stock Exchange. Formed in 1979, Middlefield creates and manages private and public specialized investment products for individual and institutional investors. For more information contact www.middlefield.com


 
Monday April 16, 2012 - Mandarin Profile Award Recipients Open the Market
Tina Chow, Director, Sales & Marketing, Fairchild Television and winners of the Mandarin Profile Award, joined Robert Fotheringham, Senior Vice President, Equities Trading, TMX Group to open the market today. Mandarin Profile is a national program that shares the experiences of newcomers to Canada from China. The annual awards are shown on Fairchild Television and recognize the achievements of outstanding new Canadian entrepreneurs. For more information visit http://www.mandarinprofileawards.com


 
Friday April 13, 2012 - Horizons Exchange Traded Funds Open the Market
Howard Atkinson, President, Horizons Exchange Traded Funds Inc. (ETFs) and Tim Pickering, President, Portfolio Manager, Auspice Capital Advisors joined Gary Knight, Vice President, Trading, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange Inc. to open the market to launch Horizons Auspice Managed Futures Index ETF (HMF). Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc., manage the Horizons Exchange Traded Funds family of ETFs, and are a member of the Mirae Asset Global Investment Group. Horizons manages approximately $3.3 billion amongst 83 ETFs. For more information on Horizons ETFs please visit www.horizonsetfs.com.


 
Thursday April 12, 2012 – Timbercreek Asset Management Inc. opens the market
R. Blair Tamblyn, CEO, Timbercreek Asset Management Inc., joined Loui Anastasopoulos, Director, Relationship Management, Product & Service Development, Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange to open the market to launch Timbercreek Senior Mortgage Investment Corporation Fund (MTG). Timbercreek Asset Management is a specialized investment manager focusing on real estate and other alternative asset classes. Timbercreek manages approximately $1.9 billion through its seven private and public funds and currently has three products listed on Toronto Stock Exchange. For more information visit www.timbercreekfunds.com/


 
Wednesday April 11, 2012 – Quest Rare Minerals Ltd. opens the market
Peter Cashin, President & CEO, Quest Rare Minerals Ltd., joined Martine Valcin, Director, Listed Issuer Services, Toronto Stock Exchange to open the market today. Quest Rare Minerals is a Canadian-based, exploration company focused on the identification and discovery of rare earth deposit opportunities. Quest is currently advancing several projects in the Strange Lake and Misery Lake areas of northeastern Québec and pursuing rare earth opportunities throughout North America. Quest Rare Minerals graduated from TSX Venture Exchange and now trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol QRM. For more information visit www.questrareminerals.com


 
Tuesday April 10, 2012 – Horizons ETFs opens the market
Howard Atkinson, CEO, Horizons Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) joined Gary Knight, Vice President, Trading, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange to open the market to kick-off Horizons ETFs Biggest Winner Competition. The simulated trading competition starts on April 10th and will run for eight-weeks on Stockhouse.com. Weekly prizes will be awarded and a runner-up and grand prize winner will be selected at the end of the competition. For more information visit http://thebiggestwinner.stocktrak.com/


 
Monday April 9, 2012 – The Toronto Blue Jays Open the Market
Ricky Romero, Toronto Blue Jays pitcher, Paul Beeston, President & CEO and Alex Anthopoulos, Sr. Vice President Baseball Operations & General Manager, Toronto Blue Jays, joined Tom Kloet, CEO, TMX Group to open the market to celebrate the start of the Toronto Blue Jays 2012 season. Also joining them were Stephen Brooks, Toronto Blue Jays Sr. Vice President Business Operations and members of the organization. The Toronto Blue Jays will open their 2012 home schedule tonight with the Honda Home Opener against the Boston Red Sox. The Blue Jays have a familiar new logo and uniforms for the 2012 season that connects the past with the future. For more information visit http://toronto.bluejays.mlb.com/index.jsp?c_id=tor&sv=1


 
Thursday April 5, 2012 – Levon Resources Ltd opens the market
Ron Tremblay, President & CEO, Levon Resources Ltd joined Ungad Chadda, Senior Vice President, Toronto Stock Exchange, TMX Group to open the market today. Levon is a gold and precious metals exploration company, exploring the Cordero silver, gold, zinc and lead project, near Hidalgo Del Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico. The Company also holds interests in mineral properties located in British Columbia and Nevada. Levon Resources Ltd. graduated from TSX Venture Exchange and now trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol LVN. For more information visit www.levon.com


 
Tuesday April 3, 2012 – 2012 Venture 50 opens the market
In celebration of the 2012 TSX Venture 50, representatives from the top ranked companies, joined Tom Kloet, CEO, TMX Group, to open the market today. The TSX Venture 50 is comprised of ten companies from each of five sectors; Clean Technology, Mining, Oil & Gas, Diversified Industries, and Technology & Life Sciences. The 2012 TSX Venture 50 companies were chosen based on the following criteria, with equal weighting assigned to each: share price appreciation, trading volume, market capitalization growth and analyst coverage. The year's top ranked company is: Roxgold Inc. (ROG), a Vancouver-based mining company. To view the 2012 TSX Venture 50 companies www.tmxmoney.com/en/research/tsxventure50.html


 
Monday April 2,2012 - National Ballet School opens the market
Winners of the TMX Bay Street Cup at the 2011 National Ballet School (NBS) Golf Classic and NBS representatives joined Eric Sinclair, President, TMX Datalinx and Group Head of Information Services to open the market today. In 2011 the Golf Classic raised $375,000. This year the Golf Classic will be held on June 18 at the Coppinwood Golf Course. Established in 1959, NBS is one of the world's foremost training institutions for aspiring young dancers and teachers. For more information visit http://www.nbs-enb.ca/golfclassic/default.aspx.


Friday March 30, 2012 - Horizons Exchange Traded Funds Inc. Opens the Market
Howard Atkinson, President, Horizons Exchange Traded Funds Inc. (ETFs) joined Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds and Structured Products, TMX Group to open the market to launch Horizons Gold Yield ETF (HGY.A); Horizons Natural Gas Yield ETF (HNY); Horizons Crude Oil Yield ETF (HOY & HOY.A); and Horizons Silver Yield ETF (HZY & HZY.A). Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc., manage the Horizons Exchange Traded Funds family of ETFs, and are a member of the Mirae Asset Global Investment Group. Horizons manages approximately $3.3 billion amongst 81 ETFs. For more information on Horizons ETFs please visit www.horizonsetfs.com.


 
Thursday March 29, 2012 - BlackRock Asset Management Opens the Market
Bill Chinery, CEO, BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited, joined Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds and Structured Products, TMX Group to open the market to announce the acquisition of Claymore Investments, Inc. by BlackRock Inc. on March 7, 2012. BlackRock is an asset management firm, providing investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional and retail clients worldwide. As of December 2011, BlackRock had US$3.513 trillion assets under management. BlackRock is the largest ETF provider by market capitalization and by number of ETFs listed on Toronto Stock Exchange. For more information visit www.ishares.ca


 
Monday March 26,2012 - Care-Alive and Cassidy Megan Open the Market
Hank Cunningham, Chairman and CEO, Care-Alive (The Caroline Cunningham Foundation for Epilepsy), and Cassidy Megan, Founder, Purple Day, joined Eric Sinclair, President, TMX Datalinx and Group Head of Information Services, to open the market to celebrate Purple Day. Founded in 2009, Care-Alive’s goal is to care for those living with epilepsy by providing support to them and their families. March 26 has been designated as Purple Day and is dedicated to raising awareness, reducing the stigma and empowering individuals living with epilepsy. For more information visit www.care-alive.com


 
Friday March 23,2012 - Bay Street Hoops Opens the Market
Bay Street Hoops joined Tim Babcock, Director, Listed Issuer Services, TMX Group to open the market today to kick-off the 18th annual Bay Street Hoops basketball tournament. Bay Street Hoops is a not-for-profit organization working to raise funds on behalf of Special Olympics Ontario, KidSport Ontario and the Bay Street Hoops Youth Initiative. Since 1995, the tournament has raised over $ 2 million for children and youth charities in the Toronto area. For more information, visit the tournament’s website www.baystreethoops.com


 
Thursday March 22, 2012 - Meadow Bay Gold Corp. Opens the Market
Robert Dinning, President & CEO, Meadow Bay Gold Corp., joined Loui Anastasopoulos, Director, Relationship Management, Product & Service Development, Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange to open the market today. Meadow Bay Gold is focused on developing the former producing Atlanta Gold Mine in Nevada, USA. Meadow Bay Gold Corp. graduated from TSX Venture Exchange and now trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol MAY. For more information visit www.meadowbaygold.com


 
Wednesday march 21, 2012 - Junior Achievement of Central Ontario Opens the Market
Jane Eisbrenner, President & CEO, Junior Achievement of Central Ontario, joined John Andrew, Senior Account Manager, Datalinx, TMX Group to open the market today. Over the last 57 years, Junior Achievement of Central Ontario has provided financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness skills to over two million middle and high school students. Through partnerships with the business and education sectors, Junior Achievement has brought real world business experiences to the classroom, growing the skills of the next generation of money managers. For more information visit http://central-ontario.jacan.org/


 
Tuesday March 20, 2012 - Propel Capital Corporation Opens the Market
Raj Lala, President & CEO, Propel Capital Corporation, joined Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds and Structured Products, TMX Group to open the market to launch Strategic Income Allocation Fund. The Toronto-based firm manages and distributes investment solutions for Canadians. Strategic Income Allocation Fund trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol SIF.UN. For more information visit www.propelcapital.ca


 
Monday March 19, 2012 - U of T Mississauga and the Li Koon Chun Finance Learning Centre Open the Market
Professor Deep Saini, Vice President and Principal, University of Toronto Mississauga, joined Robert Fotheringham, Senior Vice President, Equities Trading, TMX Group to open the market today. The Li Koon Chun Finance Learning Centre, located on the U of T Mississauga campus grounds offers students a state of the art trading floor, workshops, speaker series and trading competitions hosted throughout the year. For more information visit http://library.utm.utoronto.ca/hmalc/LKCFLC


 
Friday March 16, 2012 - Listed Magazine Opens the Market
Martin Tully, Publisher, Listed Magazine, joined Loui Anastasopoulos, Director, Relationship Management, Product & Service Development, Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange to open the market to celebrate the magazine's second anniversary. Written for senior executives and board members of listed Canadian companies, the editorial focus of Listed includes corporate finance, legal and regulatory affairs, investor relations, governance, exchanges, compensation, productivity tools and sector analysis. For more information visiti www.listedmag.com


 
Thursday March 15, 2012 - ETFinsight Opens the Market
Yves Rebetez, Managing Director & Editor, ETFinsight, joined Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds and Structured Products, TMX Group to open the market today. ETFinsight is an independent research firm focused on educating advisors about the over 200 Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) currently trading in Canada by providing news, commentaries and research on ETF products. For more information www.etfinsight.ca


 
Tuesday March 13, 2012 - Byron Capital Markets Ltd Opens the Market
Campbell Becher, CEO, Byron Capital Markets Ltd., joined Robert Fotheringham, Senior Vice President, Equities Trading, TMX Group to open the market to celebrate Byron Capital becoming a Toronto Stock Exchange Participating Organization, TSX Venture Exchange Member and TMX Select Subscriber. Founded in 2009, Byron provides customized investment advice to clients; corporate finance, merger & acquisition advisory services and assists companies interested in becoming publicly-traded. Byron Capital Markets' Trading Number on Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange and TMX Select is 063. For more information visit www.byroncapitalmarkets.com


 
Monday March 12, 2012 - Winners of Frontier College's 2011 SCRABBLE® Corporate Challenge Open the Market
Frontier College and CNW Group, the winners of Frontier College’s 2011 SCRABBLE® Corporate Challenge, joined Eric Sinclair, President, TMX Datalinx and Group Head of Information Services to open the market today. The 8th Annual Scrabble Corporate Challenge, presented by TMX, raised a record-breaking $380,000 for Frontier College literacy programs. The winners, played Scrabble against 60 competing organizations to win the TMX Cup. For more information on Frontier College and the TMX Scrabble Corporate Challenge, please visit www.frontiercollege.ca


 
Thursday March 8, 2012 - Troy Resources Limited Opens the Market
Peter Doyle, Vice President Exploration & Business Development, Troy Resources Limited (formerly Troy Resources NL), joined Loui Anastasopoulos, Director, Relationship Management, Product & Service Development, Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange to open the market today. Troy Resources is a junior gold producer with projects in Andorinhas, Brazil and the Casposo deposit in San Juan Province, Argentina. Tory Resources Limited trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol TRY. For more information visit www.troyres.com.au


 
Wednesday March 7, 2012 - Mexican Delegation Opens the Market
The Mexican Delegation in Toronto for the the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada 2012 Conference joined Tom Kloet, CEO, TMX Group to open the market today. In 2011, 14 new companies with mining projects in Mexico listed on Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange. There are currently more than 200 mining companies with 584 projects in Mexico listed on TSX and TSX Venture Exchange. These companies raised over $1 billion in equity for Mexican mining projects on the Exchanges.

 
Tuesday March 6, 2012 - Prospectors and Developers Association Open the Market
Scott Jobin-Bevans, President, Prospectors and Developers Association (PDAC), joined Tom Kloet, CEO, TMX Group to open the market to recognize the association’s annual international convention held in Toronto March 4-7, 2012. The PDAC is a national association, active in the areas of advocacy and policy development on behalf of their nearly 9,000 individual and corporate members in the mineral exploration and development industry. For more information visit www.pdac.ca


 
Monday March 5, 2012 - Brazilian Delegation Opens the Market
Ambassador Piragibe Tarrago, Brazilian Ambassador to Canada and Claudio Scliar, Secretary of Mines, Brazil , joined John McCoach, President, TSX Venture Exchange to open the market today. The Brazilian delegates are in Toronto to attend the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada 2012 Conference. Currently, there are 50 Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange mining companies with 154 projects in Brazil. In 2011, over $355 million in equity capital was raised for Brazilian mining projects on Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange

 
Friday March 2, 2012 - Samco Gold Limited Opens the Market
Charles Koppel, Executive Chairman & Director, Samco Gold Limited joined Tim Babcock, Director, Listed Issuer Services, TSX Venture Exchange to open the market today. Samco Gold is focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of its precious metals resource properties, especially the El Dorado-Monserrat epithermal gold project located in Santa Cruz, Argentina. Samco Gold Limited trades on TSX Venture Exchange under the stock symbol SGA. For more information www.samcogold.com


 
Thursday March 1, 2012 - Newcrest Mining Limited Opens the Market
Greg Robinson, CEO, Newcrest Mining Limited joined Tom Kloet, CEO, TMX Group to open the market today. Newcrest is an international gold company with an asset portfolio that includes eight operating mines. The company is currently exploring prospects in Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Western Australia, Indonesia and Cote d’Ivoire. Newcrest Mining trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol NM. For more information www.newcrest.com.au


Wednesday February 29, 2012 – Avigilon Corp. Opens the Market
Alexander Fernandes, President & CEO, Avigilon Corp., joined Craig Armitage, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Equicom, TMX Group to open the market today. Founded in 2004, Avigilon designs, manufactures and markets high definition, network-based video surveillance systems and equipment for the global security market. Avigilon Corp. trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol AVO. For more information visit www.avigilon.com


 
Tuesday February 28, 2012 - Claymore Investments Inc. Opens the Market
Karl Cheong, Vice President, Head of Product, Claymore Investments Inc., joined Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds and Structured Products, TMX Group to open the market to launch Claymore Managed Futures ETF (CMF, CMF.A). Claymore provides exchange-traded funds in Canada through its family of 35 ETFs and 2 closed-end funds listed on Toronto Stock Exchange. Claymore Investments Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Guggenheim Funds Services Group Inc. For more information visit www.claymoreinvestments.ca.


 
Monday, February 27, 2012 - Prophecy Coal Corp. Opens the Market
John Lee, President & CEO, Prophecy Coal Corp., joined Robert Fotheringham, Senior Vice President, Toronto Stock Exchange, TMX Group to open the market today. Prophecy Coal Corp. is an internationally diversified thermal coal production company currently engaged in developing its Chandgana deposit and Ulaan Ovoo coal mine in Mongolia. Prophecy Coal Corp. graduated from TSX Venture Exchange and now trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol PCY. For more information visit www.prophecycoal.com.


 
Friday February 24, 2012 - Euro Pacific Canada Opens the Market
David Cusson, CEO and Robert Furse, President, Euro Pacific Canada joined Robert Fotheringham, Senior Vice President, Equities Trading, TMX Group to open the market to celebrate Euro Pacific becoming a TSX Venture Exchange Member. Headquartered in Toronto, Euro Pacific Canada is a full service brokerage, specializing in foreign markets and securities. Euro Pacific Canada follows the investment strategies of U.S. based, Euro Pacific Capital's Chief Global Strategist, Peter Schiff. Euro Pacific Canada's trading number on TSX Venture Exchange is 018. For more information visit www.europac.ca


 
Thursday February 23, 2012 - Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. opens the market
Pierre Blouin, CEO, Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (MTS Allstream) joined Eleanor Fritz, Director, Compliance & Disclosure, Toronto Stock Exchange to open the market to mark MTS Allstream receiving the 2011 Governance Gavel Award from the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance. Created in 2005, the award recognizes clear and effective public disclosure and leading governance practices by issuers. MTS Allstream is a communication solutions company, with more than 100 years of experience, and 5,500 employees across Canada. In Manitoba, MTS is a full-service telecommunications provider for residential and business customers. Across Canada, Allstream is a provider of IP communications and nationally focuses exclusively on the business telecommunications market. For more information visit www.mtsallstream.com


 
Wednesday February 22, 2012 - Elemental Minerals Limited opens the market
Iain Macpherson, CEO, Elemental Minerals Limited joined Tim Babcock, Director, Listed Issuer Services, TSX Venture Exchange Inc to open the market today. Elemental Minerals is a mineral exploration and development company focused on its Sintoukola Potash Project located on the coast of the Republic of Congo. Elemental Minerals Limited trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol ELM. For more information www.elementalminerals.com


 
Tuesday February 21, 2012 - Aroway Energy Inc. Opens the Market
Chris Cooper, President and CEO of Aroway Energy Inc., joined Tim Babcock, Director, TSX Venture Exchange Inc. to open the market today. Aroway Energy is a Canadian junior oil and gas exploration, acquisition and production company participating in non-operated Peace River Arch oil and gas prospects. Aroway Energy Inc., has just been named to the 2012 TSX Venture 50 and ranked 5th among the top 10 oil and gas companies on the list. For more information visit www.arowayenergy.com


 
Friday February 17, 2012 - Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Team Up Foundation Opens the Market
Michael Bartlett, Executive Director, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Team Up Foundation (MLSE) joined Ungad Chadda, Senior Vice President, Toronto Stock Exchange, TMX Group to open the market today. The MLSE Team Up Foundation is the charitable arm of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, combining the philanthropic efforts of all four MLSE teams - the Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, Toronto FC and Toronto Marlies. Launched in December 2009, the Foundation strives to improve the lives of youths, in Ontario by building facilities, giving to sustainable programs and empowering youth through sports and recreation. On March 25th the Team Up Foundation Players Gala presented by Rogers will be held in Toronto, with all proceeds going to the MLSE Team Up Foundation. For more information visit mlseteamupfoundation.org


 
Thursday February 16, 2012 - Horizons Exchange Traded Funds Inc. Opens the Market
Howard Atkinson, President, Horizons Exchange Traded Funds Inc. (ETFs) and David Fisk, Vice President, Institutional Asset Management, Natcan Investment Management joined Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds and Structured Products, TMX Group to open the market to launch Horizons High Yield Bond ETF (HYI) and Horizons U.S. Floating Rate Bond ETF (HUF.U). Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc., manage the Horizons Exchange Traded Funds family of ETFs, and are a member of the Mirae Asset Global Investment Group. Horizons manages approximately $3.1 billion amongst 77 ETFs and 2 closed-end funds. For more information on Horizons ETFs please visit www.horizonsetfs.com.


 
Wednesday February 15, 2012 - Pension Investment Association of Canada opens the market
The Pension Investment Association of Canada (PIAC) joined Robert Fotheringham, Senior Vice President, Equities Trading, TMX Group to open the market today. Senior investment professionals employed by PIAC’s member funds are responsible for the oversight and management of over $1 trillion in assets on behalf of Canadians. PIAC’s mission is to promote sound investment practices and good governance for the benefit of pension plan sponsors and beneficiaries. For more information visit www.piacweb.org


 
Tuesday February, 14, 2012 - Casale Media and TMXmoney.com Open the Market
Joe Casale, CEO, Casale Media joined Kimberley Muise, Director, Content and Web Channel, TMX Group to open the market today. Casale Media, an independent online media technology company, has been chosen to exclusively represent the online advertising inventory for TMXmoney.com, to national advertisers across Canada. TMXmoney.com’s targeted reach to the Canadian investor community and Casale Media’s cache of national advertisers makes this collaboration an important partnership for both companies. TMXmoney.com attracts more than 1.2 million unique monthly visitors and delivers 55 million ad impressions a month, and is a leading Canadian financial portal offering a host of high-quality North American financial content and tools to the investor community. Visit www.TMXmoney.com today.


 
Monday February 13, 2012 - U of T Mississauga UEC Opens the Market
The Undergraduate Economics Council (UEC) of the University of Toronto Mississauga joined Gary Knight, Vice President, Trading, Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange to open the market today. UEC is a student-run organization which represents over 1500 undergraduate economics students. With the support of the Department of Economics of UTM, UEC organizes workshops and seminars presented by leaders in the economics and finance industry. For more information visit www.uecutm.ca


 
Thursday February 9, 2012 - Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer Opens the Market
Paul Alofs, President & CEO, Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation joined Eleanor Fritz, Director, Compliance & Disclosure, Toronto Stock Exchange to open the market today to raise awareness of The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer benefiting The Princess Margaret. Celebrating its fifth year anniversary in 2012, this event takes place nationally in Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary and Toronto. Since 2008, the Toronto ride has raised over $63 million. This funding ensures that promising cancer research programs can be initiated and continue at The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. For more information visit www.conquercancer.ca.


 
Wednesday February 8, 2012 - Underground Energy Corporation Opens the Market
Mike Kobler, President & CEO, Underground Energy Corporation joined Janis Koyanagi, Vice President, Business Development and Strategy, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange to open the market today. Underground Energy is focused on exploring, developing and producing oil reserves from shale formations in North America. Underground currently holds hydrocarbon rights in California and Nevada. Underground Energy Corporation trades on TSX Venture Exchange under the stock symbol UGE. For more information visit www.ugenergy.com.


 
Tuesday February 7, 2012 - XTF Capital Corp. Opens the Market
Barry Gordon, President & CEO, XTF Capital Corp. and Sanjay Arya, Senior Vice President, Morningstar, Inc. joined Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) and Structured Products, TMX Group to open the market to launch XTF Capital Corp's XTF Morningstar Canada Dividend Target 30 Index ETF (DXM & DXM.A); XTF Morningstar US Dividend Target 50 Index ETF (UXM & UXM.A); XTF Morningstar National Bank Quebec Index ETF (QXM & QXM.A). XTF Capital is a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Asset, a Canadian wealth management company that has approximately $2.5 billion assets under management. Toronto Stock Exchange currently has 248 exchange traded products listed, comprised of 234 exchanged traded funds and 14 exchange traded notes. For more information visit www.firstasset.com.


 
Monday February 6, 2012 - Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada Opens the Market
Denis Berthiaume, President & COO, Desjardins Financial Security and Dr. Beth Abramson, Cardiologist, St. Michael’s Hospital joined Mary Lou Hukezalie, Vice President, Group Head of Human Resources, TMX Group to open the market today to kick-off Heart Month. Also joining them were David Sculthorpe, CEO, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and Irfhan Rawji, National Board Chair, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. In February, Canadians will participate in the Heart and Stroke Foundation's largest grassroots fundraising initiative, Heart Month. The volunteer- based health charity is working towards eliminating heart disease and stroke and their impact through the advancement of research and the promotion of healthy living, and advocacy. For more information visit www.heartandstroke.com.


 
Friday February 3, 2012 - Financial Information Services Division and Datalinx open the market
Tom Davin, Managing Director, Financial Information Services Division (FISD) of the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA), joined Tom Kloet, CEO, TMX Group and Eric Sinclair, President, TMX Datalinx and Group Head of Information Services, to open the market today to celebrate TMX Datalinx receiving the 2011 Outstanding Data Provider Award. This award was created by FISD to recognize the exchange or data provider that most closely adheres to their Working Group's Best Practice Recommendations. FISD provides a neutral business forum for exchanges, market data vendors, specialist data providers, brokerage firms, investment managers and banks to address and resolve business and technical issues related to the distribution, management, administration and use of market data. For more information on FISD visit www.siia.net.

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Thursday, Febraury 2, 2012 - IR Magazine Canada Opens the Market
Winners and nominees of the 15th annual IR Magazine Canada Awards, along with representatives from IR Magazine joined Matthew Fireman, Senior Relationship Manager, Toronto Stock Exchange/TSX Venture Exchange, to open the market today. The IR Awards honour excellence and leadership in investor relations. TMX Group congratulates all recipients and nominees. For the full list of this year’s winners please visit www.irmagazinecanada.com.


 
Wednesday February 1, 2012 - Queen's University Finance Association Opens the Market
Queen's University Finance Association Conference (QFAC) Stock Trading Simulation winners joined Robert Fotheringham, Senior Vice President, Equities Trading, TMX Group, to open the market. QFAC is a student-run conference focused on providing students with practical knowledge of finance and the capital markets to help facilitate their transition into financial services careers. The conference features keynote addresses, workshops, and a stock trading simulation, where delegates, assisted by an investment professional, trade stocks and options in a real-time stock market challenge. For more information visit www.qfac.ca.


Friday January 27, 2012 - U.S. Silver Corporation Opens the Market
Gordon Pridham, Executive Chairman, and Chris Hopkins, CFO, U.S. Silver Corporation, joined Loui Anastasopoulos, Director, Relationship Management, Product & Service Development, Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange to open the market today. U.S. Silver, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns and operates the Galena, Coeur, Caladay and Dayrock mines in Shoshone County, Idaho. U.S. Silver Corporation trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol USA. For more information visit www.us-silver.com.


 
Thursday January 26, 2012 - Invesco Canada Opens the Market
Michael Cooke, Head of Distribution, Powershares Canada, Invesco Canada and Oricia Smith, Vice President, Product Development, Invesco Trimark joined Amelia Nedovich, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) and Structured Products, TMX Group, to open the market to launch Powershares S&P 500 Low Volatility (CAD Hedged) Index ETF (ULV). A subsidiary of Invesco Ltd., Invesco Canada offers investment solutions to institutions, organizations, companies and individual investors across Canada and around the world. Invesco Powershares has 14 exchange traded products listed on Toronto Stock Exchange with $1.2 billion of assets under management. For more information visit www.invesco.ca.


 
Wednesday January 25, 2012 - Semafo Inc. Opens the Market
Benoit La Salle, President and CEO, Semafo Inc., joined Janis Koyanagi, Vice President, Business Development and Strategy, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange to open the market today to mark the milestone of Semafo’s 15th year as a TSX listed company (SMF). Listed on Toronto Stock Exchange on December 12, 1996, Semafo is a Canadian-based mining company with gold production and exploration activities in West Africa. For more information visit www.semafo.com.


 
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. Opens the Market
Gil Holzman, CEO & President, Moshe Peterburg, Chairman and Alan Friedman, Executive Vice President, Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd., joined Tim Babcock, Director, Listed Issuer Services, TSX Venture Exchange to open the market today. Eco Atlantic is an oil and gas exploration company in Namibia. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Eco Namibia, Eco Atlantic holds three offshore and two onshore licenses in Namibia and surrounding regions. Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd., trades on TSX Venture Exchange under the stock symbol EOG. For more information visit www.ecooilandgas.com.


 
Friday January 20, 2012 - Lachlan Star Limited
Mick McMullen, Chairman, Lachlan Star Limited joined Ungad Chadda, Senior Vice President, Toronto Stock Exchange, TMX Group to open the market today. Headquartered in Perth, Australia, Lachlin Star is a minerals exploration company focused on acquiring and developing assets in the gold, copper and bulk commodities sectors locally and overseas. Lachlan Star Limited trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol LSA. For more information visit www.lachlanstar.com.au.


 
Thursday January 19, 2012 - Shorcan Brokers Limited Open the Market
Peter Conroy, President, Shorcan Brokers Limited, will open the market today, in celebration of Shorcan Brokers Ltd. 14th Annual Charity Day. Shorcan Brokers Ltd. will donate the day’s revenue to designated charities. Last year, the event raised $ 650,452. To date, Shorcan Brokers Ltd. Annual Charity Days have raised more than $5 million for numerous charities. Shorcan Brokers Ltd. is a subsidiary of TMX Group. For more information, please visit www.shorcan.com.


 
Wednesday January 18, 2012 - Claymore Investment Inc. Opens the Market
Som Seif, President & CEO, Claymore Investment Inc., joined Gary Knight, Vice President, Trading, TMX Group to open the market to announce that the firm’s assets under management have exceeded $7 billion. Claymore provides exchange-traded funds in Canada through its family of 34 ETFs and 2 closed-end funds listed on Toronto Stock Exchange. Claymore Investments Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Guggenheim Funds Services Group Inc. For more information visit www.claymoreinvestments.ca.


 
Tuesday January 17, 2012 - Aureus Mining Inc. Opens the Market
David Reading, CEO & Director, Aureus Mining Inc., joined Janis Koyanagi, Vice President, Business Development and Strategy, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange to open the market today. Aureus Mining Inc. is engaged in the exploration and development of gold deposits in areas of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Cameroon. Aureus Mining Inc. trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol AUE. For more information visit aureus-mining.com.


 
Monday January 16, 2012 - Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia Opens the Market
Mona Forster, Chair and Gavin C. Dirom, CEO, Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia (AME BC), joined Janis Koyanagi, Vice President, Business Development and Strategy, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange to open the market today. AME BC is an industry advocate organization for successful and responsible mineral exploration and development. Established in 1912, AME BC represents thousands of members including geoscientists, exploration companies, mineral producers, and associations who are engaged in mineral exploration and development in BC and throughout the world. For more information visit www.amebc.ca.


 
Tuesday January 10, 2012 - Pretium Resources Inc. Opens the Market
Robert A. Quartermain, President & CEO, Pretium Resources Inc., joined Ungad Chadda, Senior Vice President, Toronto Stock Exchange, TMX Group to open the market today. Pretium is creating value through gold at its advanced-staged exploration projects Brucejack and Snowfield, located in northern British Columbia. Pretium is advancing the high-grade, underground gold opportunity at Brucejack, which hosts a significant undeveloped high-grade gold resource. Pretium Resources Inc. trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol PVG. For more information visit www.pretivm.com.


 
Monday January 9, 2012 - Propel Capital Corporation Opens the Market
Raj Lala, President & CEO, Propel Capital Corporation, joined Ungad Chadda, Senior Vice President, Toronto Stock Exchange, TMX Group to open the market to launch Diversified Alpha Fund II (AFT.UN). The Fund provides unitholders with exposure to a diversified portfolio of investments managed by GMP Investment Management L.P.. Propel Capital Corporation structures, manages and distributes investment solutions for Canadians. For more information visit www.propelcapital.ca.


 
Friday January 6, 2012 - Toronto Rock open the market
Colin Doyle, Captain, Toronto Rock, National Lacrosse League joined Tim Babcock, Director, TSX Venture Exchange to open the market today. The Toronto Rock are the defending National Lacrosse League Champions having won their sixth Champion's Cup in May of 2011 in front of 15,000 fans at Air Canada Centre. Also joining Mr. Doyle to open the market were teammates Blaine Manning, Jesse Gamble, Matt Roik and Garrett Billings and Toronto Rock Cheerleaders.The Rock will begin defence of their NLL Championship on Sunday, January 8th against the Calgary Roughnecks. For more information visit www.torontorock.com.


 

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