Toronto Stock Exchange and Premier of Nova Scotia to Open the Market May 11 from NSCC Waterfront Campus

HALIFAX, May 5, 2016 /CNW/ - Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange, along with The Honourable Stephen McNeil, Premier of Nova Scotia, will open the market on Wednesday, May 11 as part of the Exchanges' visit to Nova Scotia for TSX Ignite.

Founded in 2014 in collaboration with Canadian incubators and accelerators, TSX Ignite is an innovative program designed to help support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises. It provides companies with insights from Canada's business leaders on how to build and grow great companies. 

WHERE                                                

NSCC Waterfront Campus


80 Mawiomi Place


Dartmouth, Nova Scotia



WHEN                                                 

Wednesday, May 11, 2016


10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. AT



AGENDA                                             

Welcome remarks


Remarks by Premier of Nova Scotia


Celebratory Toast


15-second count down to opening


Opening of the market



FEATURED GUESTS:                       

The Hon. Stephen McNeil, Premier of Nova Scotia


Shaun McIver, Chief Client Officer, Equity Capital Markets,


TMX Group



For more details about TSX Ignite, visit www.tsxignite.com.  Members of the media should RSVP directly to mathieu.labreche@tmx.com.

For Market Openings: Media may pick up a feed from the Bell Toronto TOC (television operations centre) for the May 11, 2016 market open ceremony. The feed is named TV2GO HD-SDI Tx1and is sent live to the TOC. The client moves into position for the market open ceremony at approximately 9:27 a.m. ET/10:27 a.m. AT and the markets will open with the sound of a siren (the traditional market open on Toronto Stock Exchange) at 9:30 a.m. ET/10:30 a.m. AT.

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: Mathieu Labrèche, Manager, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, TMX Group, 416-947-4474, mathieu.labreche@tmx.com


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