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Vanguard Announces Cash Distributions for the Vanguard ETFs

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Vanguard Announces Cash Distributions for the Vanguard ETFs13:52 EDT Wednesday, March 21, 2012 TORONTO (Business Wire) -- Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. today announced the final March 2012 cash distributions for certain Vanguard exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed on Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) that pay monthly or quarterly distributions. Unitholders of record on March 30, 2012 will receive cash distributions payable on April 4, 2012. Details of the “per unit” distribution amounts are as follows:               Vanguard ETF   TSX Ticker   Distribution   Payment     Symbol   per Unit ($)   Frequency Vanguard Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETF   VAB   0.071503   Monthly Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Bond Index ETF   VSB   0.062748   Monthly Vanguard MSCI Canada Index ETF   VCE   0.096474   Quarterly   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 January 31, 2012 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. 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