S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Quarterly Index Reviews

TORONTO, April 12, 2013 /CNW/ - S&P Dow Jones Indices Canadian Index Operations announces the following index changes as a result of the quarterly S&P/TSX Preferred Share Index and S&P/TSX Venture Select Index Reviews.  These changes will be effective at the open on Monday, April 22, 2013

S&P/TSX Preferred Share Index


ADDITIONS

Symbol Issue Name


CUSIP
BCE.PR.D BCE INC. 1ST PR SERIES 'AD' 05534B 68 7
BCE.PR.T BCE INC. 1ST PR SERIES 'T' 05534B 81 0
BAF.PR.E BELL ALIANT PREFERRED EQTY INC 5YR PR SER 'E' 07787C 60 2
BRF.PR.E BROOKFIELD RENEWABLE PWR PREF EQTY INC A PR 5 11283Q 60 2
CU.PR.F CANADIAN UTILITIES LIMITED 2ND PR SER 'CC' 136717 65 9
CWB.PR.A CANADIAN WESTERN BANK 5-YR RESET PR SER '3' 136765 10 4
CPX.PR.E CAPITAL POWER CORPORATION SERIES '5' PR 14042M 70 6
EMA.PR.A EMERA INCORPORATED PR SERIES 'A' 290876 30 9
FTS.PR.C FORTIS INC. 1ST PR SERIES 'C' 349553 40 4
POW.PR.B POWER CORPORATION OF CANADA 5.35% SER 'B' PR 739239 80 4
PWF.PR.S POWER FINANCIAL CORP. 4.80% SERIES 'S' 1ST PR 73927C 74 6
TRP.PR.D TRANSCANADA CORPORATION 1ST PR SERIES '7' 89353D 88 3


DELETIONS

Symbol Issue Name


CUSIP
RON.PR.A RONA INC. 5.25% SER 6 CL 'A' PR              776249 30 2

S&P/TSX Preferred Share Laddered Index


ADDITIONS

Symbol Issue Name


CUSIP
AX.PR.E ARTIS REAL ESTATE INVEST TR PR UN SER 'E' 04315L 70 9
BCE.PR.T BCE INC. 1ST PR SERIES 'T' 05534B 81 0
BAF.PR.E BELL ALIANT PREFERRED EQTY INC 5YR PR SER 'E' 07787C 60 2
BAM.PR.G BROOKFIELD ASSET MANAGEMENT INC CL A PR SER 9 112585 60 9
BAM.PF.A BROOKFIELD ASSET MANAGEMNT INC CL A PR SER 32 112585 64 1
BPO.PR.N BROOKFIELD OFFICE PROP INC. CL AAA PR SER 'N' 112900 83 2
CPX.PR.E CAPITAL POWER CORPORATION SERIES '5' PR 14042M 70 6
EMA.PR.C EMERA INCORPORATED PR SERIES 'C' 290876 50 7
NPI.PR.A NORTHLAND POWER INC. SERIES 1 PR 666511 30 8
TCL.PR.D TRANSCONTINENTAL INC. 1ST PR SERIES 'D' 893578 30 2


DELETIONS


Symbol Issue Name

CUSIP
RON.PR.A RONA INC. 5.25% SER 6 CL 'A' PR 776249 30 2

S&P/TSX Venture Select Index


ADDITIONS

Symbol Issue Name

CUSIP
ENT ENTREC Corporation 29384D 10 6
GQC GoldQuest Mining Corp. 38144C 10 0
PEA Petrolia Inc. 716685 10 2
SY Symbility Solutions Inc. 87150W 10 4
TN.UN True North Apartment REIT 89784X 10 2
ZEN Zenyatta Ventures Ltd. 98943A 10 1


DELETIONS


Symbol Issue Name

CUSIP
BOR  Border Petroleum Corp. 09970Q 10 9
OYL CGX Energy Inc. 125405 10 0
CAD Colonial Coal International Corp. 195615 10 9
EPO Encanto Potash Corp. 29251N 10 4
GWG Great Western Minerals Group Ltd. 39141Y 10 3
MQL Marquee Energy Ltd. 57142R 10 9
NCG North Country Gold Corp. 65878T 10 8
SSP Sandspring Resources Ltd. 800110 10 8
HRE Stans Energy Corp. 854722 10 5
TSM Tasman Metals Ltd. 87652B 10 3

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SOURCE: Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations

For further information:

Tony North
Director, Canadian Index Operations
S&P Dow Jones Indices
tony_north@standardandpoors.com
416-507-3204

David Blitzer
Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee
S&P Dow Jones Indices
david_blitzer@standardandpoors.com
212-438-3907