CGI Extends Commercial Partnership with National Bank of Canada until 2016



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

    MONTREAL, March 29 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE:   GIB)
announced today the extension of its commercial agreement with National Bank
of Canada to provide payroll services to National Bank's corporate clients
until 2016. As part of the original agreement, signed in 2004 for a period of
ten years, the National Bank markets CGI's payroll services to its clients
throughout Canada while CGI is responsible for the integration and support of
these services.
    Through the extension of this agreement, CGI will continue to provide the
National Bank and its clients with the best of technology, services and
solutions. One of these solutions is Nethris(TM), the first integrated
Internet suite offering payroll, HR, time and attendance and self-service
capabilities in the Canadian market for small and medium size businesses.
    "The National Bank and CGI have formed a long-term partnership," said
Michael E. Roach, President and Chief Executive Officer of CGI. "We believe
that our payroll solutions provide great advantages for partners like the
National Bank, and our solution will continue to contribute positively to
National Bank's client retention and cross-selling opportunities."
    Through its strategic partnerships, CGI is the third largest payroll and
human resources management specialist in Canada, and the fifth largest in
North America. CGI's end-to-end payroll, time and attendance management,
recruitment and HR management services and solutions are designed to support
clients in becoming more efficient, improving their existing processes and
enhancing the quality of their internal services.

    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 25,000 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 annualized
revenue run rate stands at $3.6 billion (US$3.1 billion) and at December 31st,
2006, CGI's order backlog was $12.6 billion (US$10.9 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: Investors: Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Global
Communications and Investor Relations, (514) 841-3355; Media Relations:
Philippe Beauregard, Director, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs,
(514) 841-3218


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