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21st Annual Shorcan Charity Day Raised Over $720,000

January 25, 2019

January 25, 2019 (TORONTO) – Shorcan Brokers Limited (Shorcan), TMX Group's fixed income interdealer broker, held its 21st Annual Charity Day on January 24, 2019, raising more than $720,000 in support of a range of Canadian charitable organizations. Each year, Shorcan donates revenue from the trading day to a variety of designated charities, resulting in a total of $9.9M raised since the inaugural event in 1999.

"Shorcan is proud to host its Annual Charity Day contributing to organizations that provide vital services and aid to our Canadian communities, the places where we live and work every day," said Michael Gibbens, President, Shorcan. "I thank our clients for their unwavering support of this initiative and the Shorcan team for their dedication to making this event a resounding success."

The following organizations are among those that will receive funds from Charity Day proceeds:

  1. Cystic Fibrosis Canada
  2. Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
  3. Alzheimer Society of Canada
  4. Children's Aid Foundation
  5. Gord Downie Fund for Brain Cancer Research
  6. Ontario Track 3 Association
  7. The Brain Campaign - Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation
  8. ALS Society of Canada
  9. Covenant House Toronto
  10. North York Harvest Food Bank
  11. StepStones for Youth
  12. Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation - Dr. Lee's Research
  13. Rotary Club of Toronto Charitable Foundation
  14. Best Buddies Canada
  15. Eva's Initiative for Homeless Youth
  16. Niemann-Pick Canada
  17. St. Simon's Anglican Church Outreach
  18. Lime Connect
  19. The Samaritan Foundation
  20. Meningitis Research Foundation of Canada
  21. WE Charity
  22. Canadian Athletes Now Fund
  23. One Voice One Team
  24. Ontario SPCA
  25. Je Passe Partout
  26. Girl Guides of Canada - Quebec Council
  27. Le Phare enfants et familles/ The Lighthouse Children and Families
  28. La Fondation Martin-Matte
  29. The Otis Grant & Friends Foundation
  30. Matt Cook Foundation
  31. The Foundation Fighting Blindness
  32. Le Grand défi - Pierre Lavoie

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For more information please contact:

Amy Mulhern
Manager, Corporate Communications & Public Affairs
TMX Group