Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. Announces Cash Distributions For Certain Vanguard ETFs

April 20, 2012 4:42pm ETF BASIC NEWS

Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. today announced the final April 2012 cash distributions for certain Vanguard exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed on Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) that pay monthly distributions. Unitholders of record on April 30, 2012 will receive cash distributions payable on May 3, 2012.

Details of the “per unit” distribution amounts are as follows:

Vanguard ETF   TSX Ticker   Distribution   Payment
    Symbol   per Unit ($)   Frequency
Vanguard Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETF   VAB   0.052633   Monthly
Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Bond Index ETF   VSB   0.050656   Monthly

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About Vanguard

Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. is a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of The Vanguard Group, Inc. Vanguard is one of the world’s largest investment management companies and a leading provider of company-sponsored retirement plan services. Vanguard manages CAD $1.8 trillion in global assets. Vanguard offers more than 170 funds to U.S. investors and more than 70 additional funds in non-U.S. markets. For more information, please visit

All asset figures are as of December 31, 2011 unless otherwise noted.

Commissions, management fees, and expenses all may be associated with the Vanguard ETFs. This offering is only made by prospectus. The prospectus contains important detailed information about the securities being offered. Copies are available from Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. at read the prospectus before investing. ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently, and past performance may not be repeated.

The Vanguard ETFs are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Barclays Capital. Barclays Capital does not make any representation regarding the advisability of the Vanguard ETFs or the advisability of investing in securities generally. Barclays Capital’s only relationship with Vanguard is the licensing of the indices which are determined, composed and calculated by Barclays Capital without regard to Vanguard or the Vanguard ETFs. Barclays Capital has no obligation to take the needs of Vanguard or the owners of the Vanguard ETFs into consideration in determining, composing or calculating the indices. Barclays Capital has no obligation or liability in connection with administration, marketing or trading of the Vanguard ETFs.

The funds or securities referred to herein are not sponsored, endorsed, or promoted by MSCI, and MSCI bears no liability with respect to any such funds or securities. The prospectus or the Statement of Additional Information contains a more detailed description of the limited relationship MSCI has with Vanguard and any related funds.    

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