Invitation - Cascades' Annual General Meeting - Thursday, May 10, 2007 at 11:00 a.m.



    MONTREAL, April 27 /CNW Telbec/ -

    Ex-Centris, Cinema and New Media Complex
    3536 St-Laurent Blvd.
    Montreal

    Messrs. Alain Lemaire, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bernard
Lemaire, Chairman of the Board and Laurent Lemaire, Executive Vice-President
of the Board, invite you to Cascades Inc.'s Annual General Meeting.

    At this meeting, Cascades' management will present the actual outcomes
and highlights of fiscal year 2006, the 2007 first quarter results, as well as
the company's objectives and business opportunities.

    Furthermore, the biologist Claude Villeneuve, Director of the Ecoadvisory
Research and Intervention Chair of the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
(UQAC), will deliver a special speech on Cascades' sustainable development
practices.

    The meeting will be followed by a press conference.

    We hope to meet you there.

    A cocktail will be served after the meeting. You will be able to park
your car at 5 Milton Street (corner of Saint-Laurent).

    Webcasting
    The Annual General Meeting will be broadcast live at 11:00 a.m.
    To view this event, go to www.cascades.com and follow the instructions.

    Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, transforms and markets packaging and
tissue products composed mainly of recycled fibres. Cascades employs close to
14 000 employees who work in more than 100 modern and flexible production
units located in North -America and Europe. Cascades' management philosophy,
its more than 40 years of experience in recycling, its continued efforts in
research and development are strengths which enable the company to create new
products for its customers. The Cascades shares trade on the Toronto stock
exchange under the ticker symbol CAS.
    Certain statements in this release, including statements regarding future
results and performance, are forward-looking statements (as such term is
defined under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995) based on
current expectations. The accuracy of such statements is subject to a number
of risks, uncertainties and assumptions that may cause actual results to
differ materially from those projected, including, but not limited to, the
effect of general economic conditions, decreases in demand for the Company's
products, increases in raw material costs, fluctuations in selling prices and
adverse changes in general market and industry conditions and other factors
listed in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings.




For further information:

For further information: MEDIA : Christine Beaulieu, Director of
Communications, (819) 363-5161, Cell phone: 819-350-0793,
christine_beaulieu@cascades.com; INVESTORS : Mr. Marc Jasmin, C.M.A.,
Director, Investor relations, (514) 282-2681


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