Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. plans to broaden its low-cost ETFs, adding five more. The firm has filed a preliminary prospectus with Canadian securities regulators for three international equity ETFs and two international bond ETFs, as outlined below.

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“We are committed to providing investors access to broadly diversified investments, managed by Vanguard’s experienced team of index investment professionals, at an extremely low cost,” says Atul Tiwari, managing director of Vanguard Investments Canada Inc.

ETF Name Benchmark Annual management fee*

(% of NAV)

Vanguard FTSE All-World ex Canada Index ETF FTSE All-World ex Canada Index 0.25%
Vanguard FTSE Developed Europe Index ETF FTSE Developed Europe Index 0.23%
Vanguard FTSE Developed Asia Pacific Index ETF FTSE Developed Asia Pacific Index 0.23%
Vanguard U.S. Aggregate Bond Index ETF  (CAD-hedged) Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Bond Index (CAD Hedged) 0.20%
Vanguard Global ex-U.S. Aggregate Bond Index ETF  (CAD-hedged) Barclays Global Aggregate ex-USD Float Adjusted RIC Capped Index (CAD Hedged) 0.35%

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