CGI Announces Details for its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders and Release of Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Results



    Stock Market Symbols
    GIB.A (TSX)
    GIB (NYSE)

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    MONTREAL, Jan. 21 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE:   GIB),
a leading provider of end-to-end information technology and business process
services, will host its Annual General Meeting of shareholders and release its
fiscal 2009 first quarter results on Tuesday, January 27, 2009. The Annual
General Meeting will be held at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal
at 11 a.m. (EST). For those who are unable to attend in person, the Company
will webcast the meeting live on its website at www.cgi.com.
    CGI shareholders of record at the close of business on December 12, 2008
will be entitled to vote on matters considered at the meeting. CGI Group
Inc.'s Management Proxy Circular was mailed to shareholders on December 22,
2008. The 2008 annual report was also mailed to shareholders who had requested
it. These documents are available on the Company's website.
    CGI will release its fiscal 2009 first quarter results on January 27,
2009 before markets open and hold its first quarter conference call at 9:30
a.m. (EST) on that day. During the call, Michael E. Roach, President and Chief
Executive Officer, and David Anderson, Executive Vice-President and Chief
Financial Officer, will discuss CGI's results for the first quarter of fiscal
2009 ended December 31, 2008. Participants may listen to the call by dialling
866-225-0198 or through the Internet at www.cgi.com, where supporting slides
will also be available.

    About CGI

    Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is one of the largest independent
information technology and business process services firms in the world. CGI
and its affiliated companies employ approximately 25,500 professionals. CGI
provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from
offices in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia Pacific as well as from
centers of excellence in North America, Europe and India. CGI's fiscal 2008
revenue was $3.7 billion and at September 30, 2008, CGI's order backlog was
$11.6 billion. CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB) and
are included in the S&P/TSX Composite Index as well as the S&P/TSX Capped
Information Technology and MidCap Indices. Website: www.cgi.com.




For further information:

For further information: Colin Brown, Specialist, Communications and
Investor Relations, (514) 841-3634, colin.brown@cgi.com


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