TORONTO, Dec. 6 /CNW/ - Special Olympics Canada (SOC) took the podium at
the TSX Broadcast Centre today to open the market. SOC and TSX Group Inc.
celebrated the Exchange's $100,000 contribution towards the 2008 Special
Olympic National Winter Games in Quebec City.
"On behalf of all of the athletes, I want to extend our deep appreciation
to TSX Group.", says Andrew Webb, Executive Director for the Games. He went
on, "These funds will facilitate the installation of appropriate structures
and the arrangement of high level competitions for Pan-Canadian Games."
The Games will run from February 26th to March 1st, coinciding with
Quebec City's 400th anniversary celebrations.
Richard Nadeau, Toronto Stock Exchange Senior Vice President said, "The
Special Olympics will make Quebec City's milestone all the more wonderful. TSX
Group is proud to take part in this national event and this historical
The Special Olympic National Winter Games will take place on several
sites throughout Quebec City, bringing together around 900 athletes, coaches
For more information on the 2008 Special Olympic National Winter Games,
please visit www.osquebec2008.
A photo of the market opening is available on tsx.com and at newswire.ca.
About TSX Group Inc. (TSX-X)
TSX Group operates Canada's two national stock exchanges, Toronto Stock
Exchange serving the senior equity market and TSX Venture Exchange serving the
public venture equity market, Natural Gas Exchange (NGX), a leading North
American exchange for the trading and clearing of natural gas and electricity
contracts and Shorcan Brokers Limited, the country's first fixed income
inter-dealer broker. TSX Group also owns The Equicom Group Inc., a leading
provider of investor relations and related corporate communication services in
Canada. TSX Group is headquartered in Toronto and maintains offices in
Montreal, Winnipeg, Calgary and Vancouver.
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For further information:
For further information: Steve Kee, Director, Corporate Communications,
TSX Group Inc., Toronto Office, (416) 947-4682, Toll Free 1-888-873-8392,
Cellular (416) 358-3714, Vancouver Office (604) 602-6902, Calgary Office (403)