CNW Telbec awarded Government of Quebec contract



    MONTREAL/TORONTO, April 26 /CNW/ - CNW Telbec, Quebec's largest newswire
and communication services provider, has again been awarded the contract as
sole-supplier of newswire services for the Government of Quebec for the next
three years.
    CNW Telbec, preferred partner of Government of Quebec, since January 1996
has been the official news dissemination provider for Quebec government
departments and agencies.
    "CNW is honoured to be selected again for a fifth time as the official
newswire service to the Government of Quebec for an additional three-year
period," said Robert Henderson, President, CNW Telbec.
    CNW Telbec operates 24/7 and offers a full suite of newswire and
communication services, including an in-house translation department. CNW
Telbec is also the official newswire service supplier for numerous government
agencies departments across Quebec, including Loto-Québec, Sûreté du Québec,
Héma-Québec and Urgences-Santé. Furthermore, the City of Montreal has also
chosen CNW Telbec as exclusive provider of newswire services.
    According to an online survey performed by Porter Novelli entitled Report
Card on Canadian Businesses 2006-07, CNW Telbec is the single most accessed
resource for online news and information.
    CNW Telbec is a subsidiary of CNW Group, which is the official news
communication services provider for the vast majority of Canadian federal
government departments, municipalities and the Government of Ontario.

    About CNW Telbec:

    CNW Telbec is Quebec's leader in the distribution of time-critical news
and information, and communications services. Founded in 1960, CNW Telbec
operates offices in both Montreal and Quebec City, with 24-hour bilingual
service. A subsidiary of CNW Group Ltd., CNW Telbec works with CNW's offices
in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa and Halifax. In partnership with its
affiliates, CNW Telbec is part of the world's largest communications network.
CNW Group and CNW Telbec in Quebec, offer a range of market-reaching services
for IR professionals within the CNX Marketlink suite and services designed to
reach the media within the Newsmaker suite. www.cnw.ca





For further information:

For further information: Gilles Belley, Senior Account Executive, CNW
Telbec, Tel: (418) 522-7110, Cell: (418) 561-2513, Email:
Gilles.Belley@newswire.ca, www.newswire.ca

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