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Vanguard Announces Final Cash Distributions for the Vanguard ETFs (VCE, VCN, VDY, VRE, VUS, VUN, VSP, VFV, VGH, VGG, VEF, VDU, VEE, VAB, VSB, and VSC)

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. today announced the final December 2013 cash distributions for the Vanguard ETFs listed on Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Please note that any capital gains distributions for the Vanguard ETFs will be reported separately.

Unitholders of record on December 31, 2013 will receive cash distributions payable on January 6, 2014. Details of the “per unit” distribution amounts for each of the Vanguard ETFs are as follows:

Vanguard ETF  



per Unit ($)



Vanguard FTSE Canada Index ETF   VCE   0.181805   Quarterly
Vanguard FTSE Canada All Cap Index ETF   VCN   0.079525   Quarterly
Vanguard FTSE Canadian High Dividend Yield Index ETF   VDY   0.044125   Monthly
Vanguard FTSE Canadian Capped REIT Index ETF   VRE   0.044161   Monthly
Vanguard U.S. Total Market Index ETF (CAD-hedged)   VUS   0.138444   Quarterly
Vanguard U.S. Total Market Index ETF   VUN   0.096359   Quarterly
Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF (CAD-hedged)   VSP   0.123439   Quarterly
Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF   VFV   0.132565   Quarterly
Vanguard U.S. Dividend Appreciation Index ETF (CAD-hedged)   VGH   0.094084   Quarterly
Vanguard U.S. Dividend Appreciation Index ETF   VGG   0.091475   Quarterly
Vanguard FTSE Developed ex North America Index ETF (CAD-hedged)   VEF   0.119102   Quarterly
Vanguard FTSE Developed ex North America Index ETF   VDU   0.096669   Quarterly
Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets Index ETF   VEE   0.087278   Quarterly
Fixed Income
Vanguard Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETF   VAB   0.050048   Monthly
Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Bond Index ETF   VSB   0.039103   Monthly
Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Corporate Bond Index ETF   VSC   0.047260   Monthly

To learn more about the TSX-listed Vanguard ETFs, please visit

About Vanguard

Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. is a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of The Vanguard Group, Inc. and manages more than $1 billion (CAD) in assets. The Vanguard Group, Inc. is one of the world’s largest investment management companies and a leading provider of company-sponsored retirement plan services. Vanguard manages more than $2.8 trillion (USD) in global assets, including $300 billion (USD) in global ETF assets. Vanguard has offices in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia. The firm offers more than 160 funds to U.S. investors and more than 100 additional funds, including ETFs, to clients in the other markets in which the firm operates.

Vanguard operates under a unique operating structure. Unlike firms that are publicly held or owned by a small group of individuals, The Vanguard Group is owned by Vanguard’s US-domiciled funds and ETFs. Those funds, in turn, are owned by Vanguard clients. This unique mutual structure aligns Vanguard interests with those of its investors and drives the culture, philosophy, and policies throughout the Vanguard organization worldwide. As a result, Canadian investors benefit from Vanguard’s stability and experience, low-cost investing, and client focus. For more information, please visit

All asset figures are as of November 30, 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 (“S&P”) and has been licensed for use by S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and its affiliates and sublicensed for certain purposes by Vanguard. “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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