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TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE

NOTICE OF APPROVAL

HOUSEKEEPING AMENDMENTS TO THE

TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE COMPANY MANUAL

Introduction

In accordance with the Protocol for Commission Oversight of Toronto Stock Exchange Rule Proposals between the Ontario Securities Commission (the "OSC") and Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX"), TSX has adopted and the OSC has approved, various amendments (the "Amendments") to the TSX Company Manual (the "Manual"). The Amendments are housekeeping in nature and therefore, are considered non-public interest amendments.

Reasons for the Amendments

The Amendments have been made to TSX Form 4 -- Personal Information Form ("PIF") and Declaration. The Amendments revise the form of consent which is required by the Ontario Provincial Police ("OPP") in order for them to execute a criminal record check. The Amendments also delete references to Market Regulation Services Inc. ("RS") because investigative research functions have been moved from RS to TSX effective June 1, 2007.

Summary of the Amendments

There are no changes being made to the rules. Changes are being made only to Form 4 in Appendix H of the Manual. The changes to the PIF and Declaration are minimal. References to the OPP's consent form are being changed to reflect the form's new name -- "Release and Discharge Relating to Consent to Disclosure of Criminal Record Information".

Personal Information Form

A new section 1(g) of the PIF has been added which requires the individual to provide a photocopy of his/her government issued photo identification (e.g. Driver's License or Passport). This is a new OPP requirement.

Exhibit 1 to the PIF is the OPP's new consent form. The new form includes revised release and discharge language as well as a more succinct consent to the release of criminal record information. References to RS have been deleted as RS will no longer be providing investigative research services for TSX as of June 1, 2007.

Declaration

Exhibit 1 to the Declaration is identical to the PIF's Exhibit 1. Therefore, the changes made to the Declaration's Exhibit 1 are the same as those described above for the PIF Exhibit 1. The Declaration itself has been revised to reflect the new name of the OPP consent form and to add a bracket that was missing in part (b) of the statutory declaration.

Text of Amendments

The Amendments are attached as Appendix A.

Effective Date

The Amendments become effective on June 1, 2007.

 

Appendix A

Non-Public Interest Amendments to the TSX Company Manual

 

Appendix H

 

1. In Appendix H, Form 4 -- Personal Information Form is amended as follows:

 

(I) In the paragraph on the cover page subtitled "The Form", the second paragraph has been revised to read as follows:

 

"In all cases the Release and Discharge Relating to Consent to Disclosure of Criminal Record Information, which is attached as Exhibit 1, must be completed.";

(II) Question 1(G) has been added:

 

"G. A photocopy of a piece of identification issued by a government authority (such as a driver's license or passport) that is acceptable to the Exchange, is legible and contains a recognizable photograph of you taken within the last 5 years, must be attached. If the piece of identification is not a passport, it must contain your full given name, surname, date of birth, gender and current mailing address. Check this box if attached."; and

(III) Exhibit 1 formerly titled "Consent for Disclosure of Criminal Record Information" has been renamed "Release and Discharge Relating to Consent to Disclosure of Criminal Record Information." The new Exhibit 1 is attached hereto as Exhibit 1.

2. In Appendix H, the Declaration is amended as follows:

 

(I) In the first paragraph, the final two sentences are revised as follows:

 

"In all cases, Exhibit 1 -- Release and Discharge Relating to Consent to Consent for Disclosure of Criminal Record Information, must be completed and a photocopy of a piece of identification issued by a government authority (such as a driver's license or passport) that is acceptable to the Exchange, is legible and contains a recognizable photograph of the individual taken within the last 5 years, must be attached. If the piece of identification is not a passport, it must contain the individual's full given name, surname, date of birth, gender and current mailing address."

(II) In paragraph (b) a bracket has been added after the reference to ("SRAs"); and

(III) Exhibit 1 formerly titled "Consent for Disclosure of Criminal Record Information" has been renamed "Release and Discharge Relating to Consent to Disclosure of Criminal Record Information." The new Exhibit 1 is attached hereto as Exhibit 1.

 

EXHIBIT 1

Exhibit 1

Exhibit 1