2014

Shorcan Brokers Ltd. Raises Over $660,000 During its 16th Annual Charity Day

TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Shorcan Brokers Limited, TMX Group's fixed income interdealer brokerage, today announced that it raised more than $660,000 during its 16th Annual Charity Day.  Shorcan will donate 100% of yesterday's revenue to over 30 designated charities.  This year's amount brings the total raised to over $6.5 million since the program's inception.

"We are pleased to contribute to these important charities in our community," said Peter Conroy, President, Shorcan Brokers Limited. "We are especially thankful that our clients join us in supporting our efforts."

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

  • Art City in St. James Town
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of St. Catharines
  • Canadian Athletes Now Fund
  • Canadian Cancer Society
  • Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation
  • Canadian Spinal Research Organization
  • Centennial Foundation
  • CIBC Children's Foundation (Toronto)
  • Covenant House
  • Cystic Fibrosis Canada
  • Foundation Robert Piche
  • Hadden Family Foundation
  • Indspire
  • Lime Connect
  • Meningitis Research Foundation of Canada
  • Montreal Diet Dispensary
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
  • North York Harvest Food Bank
  • Ontario Track 3 Ski Association
  • Otis Grant
  • Pelletier Youth in Transition
  • Prostate Cancer Canada
  • Right to Play
  • Ronald McDonald House Toronto
  • Sick Kids Foundation
  • SIM Canada
  • The Amanda Kelsall Scholarship fund at the University of Ottawa
  • The Foundation Fighting Blindness
  • The Foundation Governors' Hope
  • Toronto Youth Development
  • West Island Cancer Wellness Centre (WICWC)

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, TMX Select, Alpha Group, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montreal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas Exchange, BOX Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, Equicom 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 (Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (New York, Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London, Beijing and Sydney. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tmxgroup.

SOURCE Toronto Stock Exchange



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