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Vanguard Announces Cash Distributions for the Vanguard ETFs (VCE, VDY, VRE, VAB, VSB, VSC, VFV, VSP, VUS, VEF and VEE)

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. today announced the final June 2013 cash distributions for the Vanguard ETFs listed on Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Unitholders of record on June 26, 2013 will receive cash distributions payable on July 2, 2013. Details of the “per unit” distribution amounts for each of the Vanguard ETFs are as follows:

Vanguard ETF  

TSX Ticker


per Unit ($)



Vanguard FTSE Canada Index ETF   VCE   0.172197   Quarterly
Vanguard FTSE Canadian High Dividend Yield Index ETF   VDY   0.039600   Monthly
Vanguard FTSE Canadian Capped REIT Index ETF1   VRE   0.050511   Monthly
Vanguard Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETF   VAB   0.046767   Monthly
Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Bond Index ETF   VSB   0.040241   Monthly
Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Corporate Bond Index ETF   VSC   0.048488   Monthly
Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF   VFV   0.111897   Quarterly
Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF (CAD-hedged)   VSP   0.106309   Quarterly
Vanguard U.S. Total Market Index ETF (CAD-hedged)   VUS   0.122810   Quarterly
Vanguard FTSE Developed ex North America Index ETF (CAD-hedged)   VEF   0.363032   Quarterly
Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets Index ETF   VEE   0.203445   Quarterly

1 Effective November 8, 2012, the cash distribution payment frequency of Vanguard FTSE Canadian Capped REIT Index ETF (VRE) was changed from quarterly to 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 more than $2.45 trillion in global assets. Vanguard offers more than 160 funds to U.S. investors and more than 80 additional funds in non-U.S. markets. For more information, please visit

All asset figures are as of May 31, 2013, 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 Please read the prospectus before investing. ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently, and past performance may not be repeated.

“S&P 500®” is a registered trademark of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC. “FTSE®” is a trademark of London Stock Exchange Group companies and is used by FTSE under licence. These trademarks have been licenced for use by Vanguard. None of the Vanguard ETFs are sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by any of the aforementioned trademark owners and the related index providers and their respective affiliates or their third party licensors and these entities bear no liability and make no claim, prediction, representation, warranty or condition regarding the advisability of buying, selling or holding units in the Vanguard ETFs.


For more information, contact Vanguard Public Relations at 610-669-5002

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