S&P Indices Announces Changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices

A Deletion from the S&P/TSX Venture Composite and Venture Select Indices

TORONTO, June 27, 2012 /CNW/ - S&P Canadian Index Services will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:

The shareholders of Lithium One Inc. (TSXVN:LI) have approved the Plan of Arrangement whereby the company will be acquired by Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX:GXY) in a share exchange. Lithium One will be removed from the S&P/TSX Venture Composite and Venture Select Indices after the close of trading on Friday, June 29, 2012.

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For further information:

Tony North

Director, Canadian Index Operations

S&P Indices

Tony_north@standardandpoors.com

416-507-3204

David Blitzer

Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee

S&P Indices

david_blitzer@standardandpoors.com

212-438-3907

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