TMX Group pledges support to British Columbia wildfire appeal

TORONTO, Aug. 3, 2017 /CNW/ - TMX Group has donated $15,000 to the Red Cross in support of the British Columbia fire appeal, adding to the relief efforts underway and helping those who have been impacted by wildfires across the province.

"Our thoughts are with all of the people affected by the fires in British Columbia and acknowledge the tireless efforts of firefighters and rescue crews as they work to support and protect families, businesses and communities," said TMX Group CEO Lou Eccleston. "TMX Group encourages all Canadians to donate to charitable organizations who are actively providing assistance."

The Canadian Red Cross is accepting donations online or by telephone at 1-800-418-1111 (toll-free), or in person at any Red Cross location.

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, 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) as well as in London, Beijing and Singapore. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at 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,

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