Canadian Tire declares quarterly dividend



    TORONTO, March 8 /CNW/ - Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (CTC, CTC.a)
has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.185 per share on each Common and Class
A Non-Voting share. The dividend is payable June 1, 2007 to Common and Class A
shareholders of record as of April 30, 2007. The dividend is considered an
"eligible dividend" for tax purposes.

    Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (TSX: CTC, CTC.a), operates more than
1,100 general merchandise and apparel retail stores, gas stations and car
washes in an inter-related network of businesses engaged in retail, financial
services and petroleum. Canadian Tire Retail, Canada's most shopped general
merchandise retailer, with 468 stores operated by Associate Dealers across
Canada offers a unique mix of products and services through three specialty
categories in which the organization is the market leader - Automotive, Sports
and Leisure, and Home Products. www.canadiantire.ca offers Canadians the
opportunity to shop online. PartSource is an automotive parts specialty chain
with 63 stores designed to meet the needs of purchasers of automotive parts -
professional automotive installers and serious do-it-yourselfers. Canadian
Tire Petroleum is one of the country's largest and most productive independent
retailers of gasoline, operating 260 gas bars, 251 convenience stores and
kiosks, and 74 car washes. Mark's Work Wearhouse is one of the country's
leading apparel retailers operating 339 stores in Canada. Under the Clothes
that Work(TM) marketing strategy, Mark's sells apparel and footwear in work,
work-related, casual and active-wear categories, as well as health-care and
business-to-business apparel. www.marks.com offers Canadians the opportunity
to shop online. Canadian Tire Financial Services manages over 4 million
Canadian Tire MasterCard accounts and markets related financial products and
services for retail and petroleum customers. Canadians can also access
Financial Services online at www.ctfs.com. Over 50,000 Canadians work across
Canadian Tire's organization from coast-to-coast in the enterprise's retail,
financial services, and petroleum businesses.

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For further information:

For further information: Media, Caroline Casselman, Director, Community
& Public Affairs, (416) 480-8159, caroline.casselman@cantire.com; Investors,
Michelle Dodokin, Director, Investor Relations, (416) 480-3070,
michelle.dodokin@cantire.com

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