Media Advisory - Bay Street's Best To Battle It Out For Literacy



    At Frontier College's SCRABBLE(R) Corporate Challenge

    TORONTO, March 27 /CNW/ - Literacy will be the word of the night on
April 3, 2008 as Bay Street's best corporate wordsmiths challenge their
colleagues to a game of SCRABBLE(R) to raise funds for Frontier College,
Canada's original literacy organization.
    One hundred and fifty corporate executives from Bay Street law firms,
investment houses, financial institutions and blue-chip corporations will
compete at the Design Exchange for the coveted TSX Cup at Frontier College's
fourth annual SCRABBLE(R) Corporate Challenge, presented by TSX Group.
    Last year, CNW Group's Newsmakers spelled their way to the top and won
the TSX Cup. This year companies such as TSX Group, TD Bank, Barrick Gold,
CIBC, Miller Thomson LLP and Scotiabank, with the help of world class
SCRABBLE(R) champions, will challenge each other to see which company will be
the 2008 SCRABBLE(R) Corporate Challenge winner.
    In attendance will be Rik Parkhill, President, TSX Markets and Interim
Co-CEO, TSX Group; Gerry McCaughey, President & CEO, CIBC; Richard Nesbitt,
Chairman & CEO, CIBC World Markets; Kevin Stanton, President, MasterCard
Canada; and Nancy Evans, Senior Vice-President, Environics Communications.

    
    DATE:              Thursday, April 3

    LOCATION:          Design Exchange, 234 Bay Street

    TIME:              6:15 p.m. - Opening Ceremonies
                       6:40 p.m. - SCRABBLE(R) Play Begins
                       8:30 p.m. - Closing ceremonies, awarding of TSX Cup

    INTERVIEWS WITH:   Sherry Campbell, President, Frontier College
                       Rik Parkhill, President, TSX Markets and Interim
                       Co-CEO, TSX Group
                       Judy Tobe, Executive Director, Frontier College
                       Foundation
    

    About Frontier College:

    Literacy is an essential skill in today's world. At Frontier College,
Canada's oldest national literacy organization, we believe it's a fundamental
right. Low literacy skills are directly linked to poverty, poor health and
high unemployment. 42% of adult Canadians have trouble with everyday tasks
that involve reading. Through a network of thousands of volunteers, Frontier
College is helping people to realize their potential and seize the
opportunities that come their way. www.frontiercollege.ca

    About TSX Group

    TSX Group operates Canada's two national stock exchanges, Toronto Stock
Exchange serving the senior equity market and TSX Venture Exchange serving the
public venture equity market, Natural Gas Exchange (NGX), a leading North
American exchange for the trading and clearing of natural gas and electricity
contracts and Shorcan Brokers Limited, the country's first fixed income
inter-dealer broker.
    TSX Group also owns The Equicom Group Inc., a leading provider of
investor relations and related corporate communication services in Canada. TSX
Group is headquartered in Toronto and maintains offices in Montreal, Calgary
and Vancouver.





For further information:

For further information: Amy Schindler, Manager, Marketing & Special
Events, Frontier College Foundation, (416) 923-3591 ext. 335,
aschindler@frontiercollege.ca


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