Shorcan Charity Day Raises Over $595,000

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Shorcan Brokers Limited (Shorcan), TMX Group's fixed income interdealer brokerage, today announced the results of its 18th Annual Charity Day held on January 21, 2016. Each year, Shorcan donates 100% of the day's revenue to a variety of designated charities. Yesterday's trading activity raised more than $595,000, bringing the overall amount donated to over $7.6 million since 1999.

"Shorcan is proud to help support so many organizations making a positive impact in our communities," said Peter Conroy, President, Shorcan. "I would like to sincerely thank our clients for generously partnering with us once again this year to make a significant contribution."

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

  • Amanda Kelsall Scholarship Fund
  • ALS Canada
  • Canadian Cancer Society
  • Canadian Athletes Now Fund
  • Centre Communautaire Hochelaga
  • CIBC Children's Foundation
  • Covenant House
  • Eva's Initiatives
  • The Foundation Fighting Blindness
  • Fonds de développement - Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf
  • Free The Children
  • Lime Connect
  • l'Œuvre Léger
  • Loran Scholars Foundation
  • Meningitis Research Foundation of Canada
  • North York Harvest Food Bank
  • Oakville Fare Share Food Bank
  • Ontario Track 3 Ski Association
  • Otis Grant and Friends Foundation
  • Pelletier Youth In Transition
  • Samaritan Foundation
  • SickKids Foundation
  • Toronto Youth Development
  • Women Gaining Ground

About TMX Group (TSX:X)

TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy. Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TSX Alpha Exchange, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montréal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, NGX, BOX Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, AgriClear and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, depository services, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across Canada (Montréal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (New York, Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London, Beijing, Singapore and Sydney. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at http://www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter: @TMXGroup.

SOURCE Toronto Stock Exchange

For further information: Shane Quinn, Senior Manager, Communications and Public Affairs, TMX Group, 416-947-4609, shane.quinn@tmx.com


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