Standard & Poor's Announces Changes In S&P/TSX Canadian Indices



    TORONTO, March 9 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations
announces the following index changes as a result of the Quarterly S&P/TSX
Composite Index Review. These changes will be effective at the open on Monday,
March 19, 2007:

    
                           S&P/TSX COMPOSITE INDEX
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                                     ADDS
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                                                  Live Composite GICS
    Issue Name            Symbol  60/Completion   Sector Index
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    Addax Petroleum       AXC     Completion      Energy
     Corporation
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    Anvil Mining          AVM     Completion      Materials, Metals & Mining
     Limited
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    Cominar REIT          CUF.UN  Completion      REIT, Real Estate
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    Dundee Wealth         DW      Completion      Financials
     Management Inc.
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    Dynatec Corporation   DY      Completion      Materials, Metals & Mining
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Eastern Platinum      ELR     Completion      Materials, Metals & Mining
     Ltd.
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    Fronteer Development  FRG     Completion      Materials, Metals & Mining
     Group Inc.
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    North West            NWF.UN   Completion     Consumer Discretionary
     Company Fund
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    Pinetree Capital      PNP      Completion     Financials
     Ltd.
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    

    Changes to the S&P/TSX Composite Index will also affect the S&P/TSX
Capped Composite Index. Stocks added to or removed from the S&P/TSX Composite
Index will also be added to or removed from the appropriate Global Industry
Classification Standard (GICS) index.

    
                          S&P/TSX GLOBAL GOLD INDEX
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                                     ADDS
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                    Issue Name                     Symbol
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                    Moto Goldmines Limited         MGL
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                    Semafo Inc.                    SMF
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    Company additions to and deletions from an S&P index do not in any way
reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company.

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For further information:

For further information: Tony North, (416) 507-3200,
sp_index@standardandpoors.com; Dave Guarino, (212) 438-1471,
dave_guarino@standardandpoors.com

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