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



    TORONTO, Sept. 14 /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,
September 24, 2007:

    
                           S&P/TSX COMPOSITE INDEX
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                                  ADDITIONS
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    Issue Name                  Symbol  60/          Live Composite GICS
                                        Completion   Sector Index
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    Breakwater Resources Ltd.   BWR     Completion   Materials, Div. Metals
                                                      & Mining
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    Dundee Corporation          DC.A    Completion   Financials
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    Flint Energy Services Ltd.  FES     Completion   Industrials
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    Quadra Mining Ltd.          QUA     Completion   Materials, Div. Metals
                                                      & Mining
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    Red Back Mining Inc.        RBI     Completion   Materials
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    Teranet Income Fund         TF.UN   Completion   Information Technology
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                                  DELETIONS
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    Issue Name                  Symbol  60/          Live Composite GICS
                                        Completion   Sector Index
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    Catalyst Paper Corporation  CTL     Completion   Materials
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    Pinetree Capital Ltd.       PNP     Completion   Financials
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    Trilogy Energy Trust        TET.UN  Completion   Energy
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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.

    Note: The GICS classification of Flint Energy Services Ltd. will change to
the Energy Sector effective after the close of Friday, September 28, 2007.


                         S&P/TSX GLOBAL MINING INDEX

    ADDITIONS

    Issue Name                             Symbol    Exchange

    Apex Silver Mines Ltd.                 SIL       AMEX
    Aquiline Resources Inc.                AQI       TSX
    European Goldfields Limited            EGU       TSX
    Evergreen Energy Inc.                  EEE       AMEX
    Idaho General Mines Inc.               GMO       AMEX
    Kaiser Aluminum Corp.                  KALU      NASDAQ
    Katanga Mining Limited                 KAT       TSX
    Laramide Resources Ltd.                LAM       TSX
    Paladin Resources Ltd.                 PDN       TSX
    Taseko Mines Limited                   TKO       TSX
    Uranium Resources Inc.                 URRE      NASDAQ

    DELETIONS

    Issue Name                             Symbol    Exchange

    DRDGOLD Ltd.                           DROOY     NASDAQ
    Gold Reserve Inc.                      GRZ       TSX


                          S&P/TSX GLOBAL GOLD INDEX

    ADDITIONS

    Issue Name                             Symbol    Exchange

    European Goldfields Limited            EGU       TSX
    Taseko Mines Limited                   TKO       TSX

    DELETIONS

    Issue Name                             Symbol    Exchange

    DRDGOLD Ltd.                           DROOY     NASDAQ
    Gold Reserve Inc.                      GRZ       TSX


                     S&P/TSX SmallCap Index Annual Review
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                                  ADDITIONS
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    Issue Name                                       Symbol
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    AECON GROUP INC.                                 ARE
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    ARTIS REIT                                       AX.UN
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    ATRIUM INNOVATIONS INC.                          ATB
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    AURORA ENERGY RE

SOURCES INC AXU ------------------------------------------------------------------------- AXIA NETMEDIA CORPORATION AXX ------------------------------------------------------------------------- CANFOR PULP INCOME FUND CFX.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------------- CELESTICA INC. CLS ------------------------------------------------------------------------- CHARIOT RE

SOURCES LIMITED CHD ------------------------------------------------------------------------- COALCORP MINING INC CCJ ------------------------------------------------------------------------- CORRIDOR RE

SOURCES INC. CDH ------------------------------------------------------------------------- DUNDEE CORPORATION DC.A ------------------------------------------------------------------------- DUNDEEWEALTH INC. DW ------------------------------------------------------------------------- FIRST NICKEL INC FNI ------------------------------------------------------------------------- GAMMON GOLD INC. GAM ------------------------------------------------------------------------- GLUSKIN SHEFF + ASSOCIATES INC. GS ------------------------------------------------------------------------- GREAT BASIN GOLD LTD. GBG ------------------------------------------------------------------------- INTERNATIONAL ROYALTY CORPORATION IRC ------------------------------------------------------------------------- INTEROIL CORPORATION IOL ------------------------------------------------------------------------- JAGUAR MINING INC JAG ------------------------------------------------------------------------- JUMPTV INC JTV ------------------------------------------------------------------------- KABOOSE INC. KAB ------------------------------------------------------------------------- KILLAM PROPERTIES INC KMP ------------------------------------------------------------------------- KIRKLAND LAKE GOLD INC KGI ------------------------------------------------------------------------- LARAMIDE RE

SOURCES LTD. LAM ------------------------------------------------------------------------- LIQUOR STORES INCOME FUND LIQ.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------------- MACQUARIE POWER & INFRASTRUCTURE INCOME FUND MPT.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------------- MELCOR DEVELOPMENTS LTD. MRD ------------------------------------------------------------------------- MERCATOR MINERALS LTD. ML ------------------------------------------------------------------------- NEWPORT PARTNERS INCOME FUND NPF.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------------- NORTHERN PERU COPPER CORP NOC ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q9 NETWORKS INC. Q ------------------------------------------------------------------------- SKYE RE

SOURCES INC. SKR ------------------------------------------------------------------------- TASEKO MINES LIMITED TKO ------------------------------------------------------------------------- TERANET INCOME FUND TF.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------------- TRANSITION THERAPEUTICS INC TTH ------------------------------------------------------------------------- VERENEX ENERGY INC VNX ------------------------------------------------------------------------- ZCL COMPOSITES INC. ZCL ------------------------------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------------------------------- DELETIONS ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Issue Name Symbol ------------------------------------------------------------------------- AETERNA ZENTARIS INC AEZ ------------------------------------------------------------------------- ALBERTA CLIPPER ENERGY INC. ACN ------------------------------------------------------------------------- BANRO CORPORATION BAA ------------------------------------------------------------------------- BFI CANADA INCOME FUND BFC.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------------- BONTERRA ENERGY INCOME TRUST BNE.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------------- BRICK GROUP INCOME FUND BRK.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------------- CANEXUS INCOME FUND CUS.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------------- CERTICOM CORPORATION CIC ------------------------------------------------------------------------- CHEMTRADE LOGISTICS INCOME FUND CHE.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------------- CROMBIE REIT CRR.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------------- DUNDEE PRECIOUS METALS INC. DPM ------------------------------------------------------------------------- EMPIRE COMPANY LTD. EMP.A ------------------------------------------------------------------------- EQUINOX MINERALS LTD. EQN ------------------------------------------------------------------------- GREYSTAR RE

SOURCES LTD. GSL ------------------------------------------------------------------------- INNOVA EXPLORATION LTD IXL ------------------------------------------------------------------------- IVANHOE ENERGY INC. IE ------------------------------------------------------------------------- LAKE SHORE GOLD CORP. LSG ------------------------------------------------------------------------- LINAMAR CORPORATION LNR ------------------------------------------------------------------------- NEUROCHEM INC. NRM ------------------------------------------------------------------------- RESOLVE BUSINESS OUTSOURCING INCOME FUND RBO.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------------- ROTHMANS INC. ROC ------------------------------------------------------------------------- SASKATCHEWAN WHEAT POOL INC. SWP ------------------------------------------------------------------------- SINO-FOREST CORPORATION TRE ------------------------------------------------------------------------- SOUTHWESTERN RE

SOURCES CORP. SWG ------------------------------------------------------------------------- STRONGCO INCOME FUND SQP.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------------- TAHERA DIAMOND CORPORATION TAH ------------------------------------------------------------------------- TANZANIAN ROYALTY EXPLORATION CORPORATION TNX ------------------------------------------------------------------------- TEMBEC INC TBC ------------------------------------------------------------------------- THOMPSON CREEK METALS COMPANY INC. TCM ------------------------------------------------------------------------- VICWEST INCOME FUND VIC.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------------- WELLCO ENERGY SERVICES TRUST WLL.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------------- WESTAIM CORPORATION (THE) WED ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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. Standard & Poor's, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), is the world's foremost provider of independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research and data. With approximately 6,300 employees located in 21 countries, Standard & Poor's is an essential part of the world's financial infrastructure and has played a leading role for more than 140 years in providing investors with the independent benchmarks they need to feel more confident about their investment and financial decisions. For more information, visit www.standardandpoors.com. Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies is a leading global information services provider meeting worldwide needs in the financial services, education and business information markets through leading brands such as Standard & Poor's, BusinessWeek, McGraw-Hill Education and J.D. Power and Associates. The Corporation has more than 290 offices in 38 countries. Sales in 2005 were $6.0 billion. Additional information is available at http://www.mcgraw-hill.com.

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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