19th Annual Shorcan Charity Day Raises Over $650,000

January 20, 2017

January 20, 2017 (TORONTO) – Shorcan Brokers Limited (Shorcan), TMX Group's fixed income interdealer broker, today announced that its 19th Annual Charity Day raised more than $650,000. Each year, Shorcan donates revenue from the trading day to a variety of designated charities. Yesterday's trading activity brings the total amount donated to over $8.2 million since 1999.

"Shorcan is proud to support these organizations making a positive impact in communities across Canada," said Peter Conroy, President, Shorcan. "A special thank you to our clients for generously partnering with us once again and helping to make this year's event another success."

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

  • ALS Society of Canada
  • Amici Charity
  • Canadian Athletes Now
  • Centre Communautaire Hochelaga - Operation Sous Zero
  • CIBC Children's Foundation
  • Covenant House
  • Emanuelson Charbonneau
  • Eva's Initiative
  • Foundation Fighting Blindness
  • Grand Defi Pierre Lavoie
  • Indspire
  • Lime Connect
  • L'Institut des troubles d'apprentissage (The Learning Disabilities Institute)
  • Loran Scholars Foundation
  • Maison herbregement de la paix (House of Peace)
  • Meningitis Research Foundation of Canada
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • North York Food Bank
  • Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre
  • Otis Grant and Friends Foundation
  • Ontario SPCA
  • Pawsibility Project
  • Samaritan Foundation
  • St. Simon's Outreach
  • StepStones for Youth
  • Summit School
  • The Amanda Kelsall Scholarship Fund (University of Ottawa)
  • The Brain Campaign
  • The Canadian Chapter of the National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation (CCNNPDF)
  • The Rotary Club of Toronto
  • Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation - Dr. Douglas Lee's Research
  • Toronto Youth Development
  • WE Charity


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For more information please contact:

Catherine Kee
Manager, Corporate Communications
TMX Group