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



    TORONTO, June 8 /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,
June 18, 2007:

    
                           S&P/TSX COMPOSITE INDEX
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                                  ADDITIONS
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                                                          Live Composite
    Issue Name                 Symbol  60/Completion    GICS Sector Index
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    Cineplex Galaxy
    Income Fund                CGX.UN    Completion   Consumer Discretionary
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    Major Drilling Group                               Materials, Metals &
    International Inc.           MDI     Completion           Mining
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    Martinrea International Inc. MRE     Completion   Consumer Discretionary
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    ProEx Energy Ltd.            PXE     Completion           Energy
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                                  DELETIONS
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                                                          Live Composite
    Issue Name                 Symbol  60/Completion    GICS Sector Index
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    Neurochem Inc.               NRM     Completion        Health Care
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    Patheon Inc.                 PTI     Completion        Health Care
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    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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                                  ADDITIONS
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                 Issue Name                            Symbol
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                 Gold Eagle Mines Ltd.                   GEA
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                 Gold Reserve Inc.                       GRZ
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                 Great Basin Gold Ltd.                   GBG
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                 High River Gold Mines Ltd.              HRG
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                 International Royalty Corporation       IRC
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                 Jaguar Mining Inc.                      JAG
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                 Kirkland Lake Gold Inc.                 KGI
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                 Metallica Resources Inc.                 MR
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                 Red Back Mining Inc.                    RBI
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                                  DELETIONS
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                 Moto Goldmines Ltd.                     MGL
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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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