Notice of Ministerial Adoption – Amended and Restated CPC Operating Agreement

On May 3, 2021, pursuant to section 143.10 of the Securities Act (Ontario), amendments to the operating agreement between the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV), the Ontario Securities Commission, the Alberta Securities Commission, the British Columbia Securities Commission, the Manitoba Securities Commission, the Financial and Consumer Services Commission (New Brunswick), the Office of the Superintendent of Securities (Northwest Territories), the Nova Scotia Securities Commission, the Office of the Superintendent of Securities (Prince Edward Island), the Autorité des marchés financiers, the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan, and the Office of the Yukon Superintendent of Securities that sets out the standards the TSXV will apply in its review of capital pool company prospectuses and qualifying transactions under the TSXV's Policy 2.4 Capital Pool Companies (the CPC Policy), became effective. The amended and restated operating agreement reflects recent changes to the CPC Policy that became effective on January 1, 2021 and further amends and restates the amended and restated CPC operating agreement approved by the Minister of Finance in 2005. The amended and restated CPC operating agreement was published in the Bulletin on March 4, 2021 at (2021), 44 OSCB 1689.

Questions may be referred to: Michael Balter, Manager, Corporate Finance Tel: 416-593-3739 E-mail: [email protected] or Roxane Gunning, Senior Legal Counsel, Corporate Finance Tel: 416-593-8269 E-mail: [email protected]