Media Advisory - Manulife Financial's Annual Meeting and First Quarter 2007 Financial Results Conference Call available through live webcast



    TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC; SEHK: 0945

    TORONTO, April 26 /CNW/ - On Thursday, May 3, 2007, Manulife Financial
will webcast its joint Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Manulife Financial
Corporation and Annual Meeting of Policyholders and Shareholder of The
Manufacturers Life Insurance Company. Later that day, the Company will webcast
its First Quarter 2007 Financial Results Conference Call.

    Annual Meeting
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    Manulife Financial's Annual Meeting will be held at the Company's Head
Office, 200 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario on Thursday, May 3, 2007,
beginning at 11:00 a.m. (ET).
    A live video feed and slides will be accessible via the Manulife
Financial website at www.manulife.com/Presentations. An archived version of
the webcast will be available from 5:00 p.m. (ET) May 3, 2007 at the same URL
for 30 days following the Meeting.

    First Quarter 2007 Financial Results
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    Manulife Financial Corporation's First Quarter 2007 Financial Results
will be issued the morning of May 3, 2007. The Conference Call with analysts
will follow that afternoon beginning at 2:00 p.m. (ET) and run approximately
one hour. Scheduled Company speakers include Dominic D'Alessandro, President
and Chief Executive Officer and Peter Rubenovitch, Senior Executive Vice
President and Chief Financial Officer.
    A live audio feed and slides will be accessible via the Manulife
Financial website at www.manulife.com/QuarterlyReports. The archived webcast
will be available at the same address from 5:00 p.m. (ET) on May 3, 2007 until
August 8, 2007.

    About Manulife Financial
    ------------------------
    Manulife Financial is a leading Canadian-based financial services group
serving millions of customers in 19 countries and territories worldwide.
Operating as Manulife Financial in Canada and Asia, and primarily through John
Hancock in the United States, the Company offers customers a diverse range of
financial protection products and wealth management services through its
extensive network of employees, agents and distribution partners. Funds under
management by Manulife Financial and its subsidiaries were Cdn$414 billion
(US$355 billion) as at December 31, 2006.
    Manulife Financial Corporation trades as 'MFC' on the TSX, NYSE and PSE,
and under '0945' on the SEHK. Manulife Financial can be found on the Internet
at www.manulife.com.





For further information:

For further information: Media inquiries: Peter Fuchs, (416) 926-6103,
peter_fuchs@manulife.com; Investor Relations: Patricia Kelly,
1-800-795-9767, investor_relations@manulife.com


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