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Vanguard Announces Estimated Cash Distributions for the TSX-Listed Vanguard ETFs

Monday, December 19, 2011

Vanguard Announces Estimated Cash Distributions for the TSX-Listed Vanguard ETFs17:22 EST Monday, December 19, 2011 TORONTO (Business Wire) -- 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 ETF   TSX Ticker   Distribution   Payment     Symbol   per 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 www.vanguardcanada.ca 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 www.vanguardcanada.ca. 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 www.vanguardcanada.ca.Please 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 theVanguard 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.