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First Asset Investment Management Inc. Announces Changes to its First Asset ETF Lineup

TORONTO, December 6, 2017 - First Asset Investment Management Inc. ("First Asset") announces that it will terminate First Asset Can-Energy Covered Call ETF (TSX:OXF) (the "Fund") on or about February 15, 2018 (the "Termination Date"). The Manager will request the TSX to de-list units of the Fund from the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") on or about February 14, 2018. Until such date, units of the Fund will continue to be listed on the TSX.

In connection with the termination of the Fund, and in accordance with the Fund's declaration of trust, the net assets of the Fund will be liquidated and the proceeds therefrom distributed pro rata among holders of record of the Fund on the Termination Date. It is expected that final payment of the termination proceeds will be made on or about February 20, 2018. First Asset will issue an additional press release on or about the Termination Date confirming final details of the termination and final distribution.

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