Market Opens

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WCM Champions of Change Close the Market

Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Lara Zink, Chief Executive Officer and President, Women in Capital Markets (WCM), and WCM's 2023 Champions of Change joined Eliza Casinather, Head of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), to celebrate the WCM Champions of Change and to close the market. WCM's mission is to accelerate equity, diversity, and inclusion in finance. WCM's initiatives aim to build equity literacy, amplify diverse talent, and unite Canada's finance industry. WCM does this through advocacy, research, programming and recruitment. WCM will recognize this year's Corporate Leaders and 2023 Champions of Change Winners at its 21st celebratory Gala on June 15 at the Fairmont Royal York, Toronto. This year's winners exemplify individuals making great strides in addressing systemic barriers and creating more equitable workplaces. This annual award was created as an acknowledgement and a celebration of those who are passionate about driving change and doing the critical work required to make the industry more inclusive. Learn more about WCM’s mission here: Sponsor Representatives include: BMO, CIBC, HSBC, Manulife, National Bank, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, PwC Canada, RBC, Scotiabank and TD.

CI GAM Opens the Market

Monday, June 5, 2023
Representatives from CI Global Asset Management (“CI GAM”) joined Graham Mackenzie, Head, Exchange-Traded Products, Toronto Stock Exchange, to celebrate the launch of CI Asset Allocation ETFs, a suite of low-cost all-in-one portfolio solutions. The six ETFs, which trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”), invest primarily in other ETFs to provide diversified portfolios that match a broad spectrum of investor profiles, from conservative to growth focused. CI GAM is Canada’s fifth-largest ETF provider, with $18.3 billion in assets under management in more than 125 ETFs (as at March 31, 2023). CI GAM’s ETF lineup is highly diversified and includes beta, smart beta, actively managed, liquid alternatives, digital assets, covered calls and thematic mandates.

Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization (CIRO) Opens the Market

Thursday, June 1, 2023
Andrew Kriegler, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization (CIRO), and senior leaders from his team joined Loui Anastasopoulos, Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), to open the market and celebrate their new name. Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization is the national self-regulatory organization that oversees all investment dealers, mutual fund dealers and trading activity on Canada’s debt and equity marketplaces. CIRO is carrying on the regulatory functions of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada, and is committed to the protection of investors, providing efficient and consistent regulation, and building Canadians’ trust in financial regulation and the people managing their investments.

Ninepoint Partners Opens the Market

Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Alex Tapscott, Managing Director, Digital Asset Group, Ninepoint Partners, and his team joined Graham Mackenzie, Managing Director, Exchange Traded Products, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), to open the market and celebrate the launch of the Ninepoint Web3 Innovators Fund (TSX: TKN/TKN.U). Ninepoint Partners LP is one of Canada’s leading alternative investment management firms overseeing more than $8 billion in assets under management and institutional contracts. Committed to helping investors explore innovative investment solutions that have the potential to enhance returns and manage portfolio risk, Ninepoint offers a diverse set of alternative strategies spanning Equities, Fixed Income, Alternative Income, Real Assets, F/X and Digital Assets. Ninepoint Digital Asset Group is a division of Ninepoint.

The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation Opens the Market

Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Miyo Yamashita, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, and her team joined John McKenzie, Chief Executive Officer, TMX Group, to celebrate the 16th annual Ride to Conquer Cancer and open the market. The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation is Canada's largest and leading cancer charity, dedicated to raising funds for Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, one of the world's top five cancer research centres known for its game-changing scientific achievements and exceptional patient treatment and care. Through philanthropy, events, our world-leading home lottery program, and commercialization initiatives, we make possible the critical funding required to accelerate cancer research, education, and clinical care -- benefitting patients at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, throughout Canada and the world.