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Vanguard Announces Cash Distributions for the Vanguard ETFs (VCE, VUS, VEF and VEE)

Monday, September 17, 2012

Vanguard Announces Cash Distributions for the Vanguard ETFs (VCE, VUS, VEF and VEE)17:36 EDT Monday, September 17, 2012 TORONTO (Business Wire) -- Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. today announced the final September 2012 quarterly cash distributions for Vanguard MSCI Canada Index ETF (VCE), Vanguard MSCI U.S. Broad Market Index ETF (CAD-hedged) (VUS), Vanguard MSCI EAFE Index ETF (CAD-hedged) (VEF) and Vanguard MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF (VEE) listed on Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Unitholders of record on September 26, 2012 will receive cash distributions payable on October 3, 2012. Details of the “per unit” distribution amounts are as follows:               Vanguard ETF   TSX Ticker   Distribution   Payment     Symbol   per Unit ($)   Frequency Vanguard MSCI Canada Index ETF   VCE   0.143045   Quarterly Vanguard MSCI U.S. Broad Market Index ETF (CAD-hedged)   VUS   0.034038   Quarterly Vanguard MSCI EAFE Index ETF (CAD-hedged)   VEF   0.420970   Quarterly* Vanguard MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF   VEE   0.229984   Quarterly*   * Effective this month, the cash distribution payment frequency of Vanguard MSCI EAFE Index ETF (CAD-hedged) (VEF) and Vanguard MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF (VEE) changed from annually to quarterly. As such, the September cash distribution payment will include income from the first through third quarters of 2012. The fourth quarter cash distribution will be paid in December 2012. 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 more than CAD $2.1 trillion in global assets. Vanguard offers more than 170 funds to U.S. investors and more than 75 additional funds in non-U.S. markets. For more information, please visit www.vanguardcanada.ca. All asset figures are as of July 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 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. Vanguard Public Relations610-669-5002