December 19, 2011 at 17:22 PM EST
Vanguard Announces Estimated Cash Distributions for the TSX-Listed Vanguard ETFs

Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. today announced the estimated December 2011 cash distributions for the Vanguard exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed on Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Please be advised that these distribution amounts are only estimates as of December 19, 2011 and include forward looking information that may cause the estimates to change. Unitholders of record on December 30, 2011 will receive cash distributions payable on January 5, 2012. Details of the estimated “per unit” distribution amounts are as follows:

Vanguard ETFTSX TickerDistributionPayment
Symbolper Unit ($)Frequency
Vanguard MSCI Canada Index ETF VCE 0.000000 Quarterly
Vanguard MSCI U.S. Broad Market Index ETF (CAD-hedged) VUS 0.113485 Quarterly
Vanguard MSCI EAFE Index ETF (CAD-hedged) VEF 0.687987 Annually
Vanguard MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF VEE 0.373304 Annually
Vanguard Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETF VAB 0.026409 Monthly
Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Bond Index ETF VSB 0.026207 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. 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 November 30, 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.

This notice contains forward-looking statements with respect to the estimated December 2011 cash distributions for the Vanguard ETFs. By their nature, these forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual distributions to differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Material factors that could cause the actual distributions to differ from the estimated distributions include, but are not limited to, the actual amounts of distributions received by the Vanguard ETFs, portfolio transactions, and subscription and redemption activity.

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.


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