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



    TORONTO, June 12 /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 22, 2009:

    
                           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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    Detour Gold Corporation     DGC         Completion        Materials
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    Great Basin Gold Ltd.       GBG         Completion        Materials
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                                  DELETIONS
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                                                             Live Composite
    Issue Name                Symbol      60/Completion    GICS Sector Index
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    Highpine Oil & Gas Limited  HPX         Completion           Energy
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    Torstar Corporation         TS.B        Completion          Consumer
                                                              Discretionary
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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) sector index.


           S&P/TSX GLOBAL GOLD INDEX - JUNE 2009 - QUARTERLY REVIEW

           ADDITIONS
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           Issue Name                          Symbol         Exchange
           Allied Nevada Gold Corp.             ANV             TSX
           Centamin Egypt Limited               CEE             TSX
           DRDGold Ltd.                        DROOY          NASDAQ
           SEMAFO Inc.                          SMF             TSX

         S&P/TSX GLOBAL MINING INDEX - JUNE 2009 - QUARTERLY REVIEW

           ADDITIONS
           ---------
           Issue Name                          Symbol         Exchange
           Allied Nevada Gold Corp.             ANV             TSX
           Centamin Egypt Limited               CEE             TSX
           Corriente Resources Inc.             CTQ             TSX
           DRDGold Ltd.                        DROOY          NASDAQ
           Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd.       NDM             TSX
           SEMAFO Inc.                          SMF             TSX

           DELETIONS
           ---------
           Issue Name                          Symbol         Exchange
           Mechel OAO ADR                       MTL            NYSE


                 S&P/TSX CANADIAN DIVIDEND ARISTOCRATS INDEX
                         JUNE 2009 - SPECIAL REVIEW

           DELETIONS
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           Issue Name                                Symbol
           Brookfield Properties Corp.                 BPO
           Guardian Capital Group Limited             GCG.A
           H&R REIT                                   HR.UN

           ADDITIONS
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           Issue Name                                Symbol
           Allied Properties REIT                    AP.UN
           Astral Media Inc.                         ACM.A
           Boardwalk REIT                           BEI.UN
           Cameco Corporation                        CCO
           Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.              CP
           Canadian REIT (CREIT)                    REF.UN
           Canadian Tire Corporation Ltd.            CTC.A
           CML Healthcare Income Fund               CLC.UN
           Cogeco Cable Inc.                         CCA
           Corus Entertainment Inc.                 CJR.B
           Davis & Henderson Income Fund            DHF.UN
           EnCana Corporation                        ECA
           Intact Financial Corporation              IFC
           Keyera Facilities Income Fund            KEY.UN
           Methanex Corporation                       MX
           Northern Property REIT                   NPR.UN
           Parkland Income Fund                     PKI.UN
           Pason Systems Inc.                        PSI
           Primaris Retail REIT                     PMZ.UN
           Reitman's (Canada) Ltd.                  RET.A
           Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated    RBA
           Shaw Communications Inc.                 SJR.B
           ShawCor Ltd.                             SCL.A
           Sherritt International Corporation         S
           Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation            SC
           Talisman Energy Inc.                      TLM
           Telus Corporation                          T
           Uni-Select Inc.                           UNS
           Yellow Pages Income Fund                 YLO.UN
    

    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 subsidiary of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:  MHP),
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information, visit http://www.standardandpoors.com.




For further information:

For further information: Tony North, (416) 507-3204,
sp_index@standardandpoors.com; Dave Guarino, (212) 438-1471,
dave_guarino@standardandpoors.com

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