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NOTICE OF MINISTERIAL APPROVAL OF,
AMENDMENTS TO ONTARIO SECURITIES COMMISSION RULE 45-501
ONTARIO PROSPECTUS AND REGISTRATION EXEMPTIONS

AND TO

NATIONAL INSTRUMENT 45-102 RESALE OF SECURITIES



February 5, 2015

On January 26, 2015, the Minister of Finance approved rule amendments (the Rule Amendments) made by the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC or Commission) to:

• OSC Rule 45-501 Ontario Prospectus and Registration Exemptions (OSC Rule 45-501), and

• National Instrument 45-102 Resale of Securities.

The Rule Amendments were made by the Commission on November 4, 2014.

On November 4, 2014, the Commission also adopted changes (the Policy Changes) to Companion Policy 45-501CP to OSC Rule 45-501.

The Rule Amendments and the Policy Changes (collectively, the Amendments) were published on the OSC website at http://www.osc.gov.on.ca and in the OSC Bulletin at (2014) 37 OSCB 10481 on November 27, 2014. The Amendments come into force on February 11, 2015. The text of the Amendments is reproduced in Chapter 5 of this Bulletin.