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



    TORONTO, Sept. 11 /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 21, 2009:

    
                           S&P/TSX COMPOSITE INDEX
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                                  ADDITIONS
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    Issue Name                    Symbol  60/Completion   Live Composite GICS
                                                             Sector Index
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    Consolidated Thompson                                 Materials, Metals &
    Iron Mines Ltd.                 CLM     Completion         Mining
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                                  DELETIONS
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    Issue Name                    Symbol  60/Completion   Live Composite GICS
                                                             Sector Index
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    Consumers' Waterheater                                      Consumer
    Income Fund                   CWI.UN    Completion       Discretionary
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    InnVest REIT                  INN.UN    Completion      Real Estate, REIT
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    Tanzanian Royalty Exploration
    Corporation                     TNX     Completion         Materials
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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 60/COMPLETION INDEX CHANGES - SEPTEMBER 2009

          ADDITIONS
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          Issue Name                    Symbol       60/Completion
          IAMGOLD Corporation             IMG              60
          MDS Inc.                        MDS          Completion

          DELETIONS
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          Issue Name                    Symbol       60/Completion
          MDS Inc.                        MDS              60
          IAMGOLD Corporation             IMG          Completion

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

          ADDITIONS
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          Issue Name                    Symbol        Exchange
          Lake Shore Gold Corp.           LSG            TSX
          US Gold Corporation             UXG           AMEX

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

          ADDITIONS
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          Issue Name                    Symbol        Exchange
          Forsys Metals Corp.             FSY            TSX
          Horsehead Holding Corp.        ZINC          NASDAQ
          Lake Shore Gold Corp.           LSG            TSX
          Rubicon Minerals Corporation    RMX            TSX
          US Gold Corporation             UXG           AMEX

     S&P/TSX GLOBAL BASE METALS INDEX - SEPTEMBER 2009 - QUARTERLY REVIEW

          ADDITIONS
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          Issue Name                    Symbol        Exchange
          Forsys Metals Corp.             FSY            TSX
          Horsehead Holding Corp.        ZINC          NASDAQ
          Rubicon Minerals Corporation    RMX            TSX


           S&P/TSX SMALLCAP INDEX - SEPTEMBER 2009 - ANNUAL REVIEW

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                 Issue Name                                     Symbol
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     ACE AVIATION HOLDINGS INC.                                  ACE.B
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     ADVANTAGE OIL & GAS LTD.                                     AAV
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     AGF MANAGEMENT LTD.                                         AGF.B
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     ALTAGAS INCOME TRUST                                        ALA.UN
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     ATHABASCA POTASH INC.                                        API
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     CALLOWAY REIT                                               CWT.UN
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     COLOSSUS MINERALS INC.                                       CSI
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     CONSOLIDATED THOMPSON IRON MINES LIMITED                     CLM
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     CORRIENTE RE

SOURCES INC. CTQ ------------------------------------------------------------------- CORUS ENTERTAINMENT INC. CJR.B ------------------------------------------------------------------- DUNDEEWEALTH INC. DW ------------------------------------------------------------------- FIRST MAJESTIC SILVER CORP. FR ------------------------------------------------------------------- HARVEST ENERGY TRUST HTE.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------- HUDBAY MINERALS INC. HBM ------------------------------------------------------------------- INTERNATIONAL ROYALTY CORPORATION IRC ------------------------------------------------------------------- LABRADOR IRON ORE ROYALTY INCOME FUND LIF.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------- LAKE SHORE GOLD CORP. LSG ------------------------------------------------------------------- LIVINGSTON INTERNATIONAL INCOME FUND LIV.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------- MAG SILVER CORP. MAG ------------------------------------------------------------------- MDS INC. MDS ------------------------------------------------------------------- MORGUARD REIT MRT.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------- MORNEAU SOBECO INCOME FUND MSI.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------- NEVSUN RE

SOURCES LTD. NSU ------------------------------------------------------------------- NORTHERN DYNASTY MINERALS LTD. NDM ------------------------------------------------------------------- OPTI CANADA INC. OPC ------------------------------------------------------------------- PALADIN LABS INC. PLB ------------------------------------------------------------------- PEYTO ENERGY TRUST PEY.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------- PHOENIX TECHNOLOGY INCOME FUND PHX.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------- POTASH ONE INC. KCL ------------------------------------------------------------------- RUBICON MINERALS CORPORATION RMX ------------------------------------------------------------------- RUGGEDCOM INC. RCM ------------------------------------------------------------------- RUSSEL METALS INC. RUS ------------------------------------------------------------------- SILVER STANDARD RE

SOURCES INC. SSO ------------------------------------------------------------------- TOROMONT INDUSTRIES LTD. TIH ------------------------------------------------------------------- TRICAN WELL SERVICE LTD. TCW ------------------------------------------------------------------- URANIUM ONE INC. UUU ------------------------------------------------------------------- UTS ENERGY CORPORATION UTS ------------------------------------------------------------------- WEST FRASER TIMBER CO. LTD. WFT ------------------------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------------------------- DELETIONS ------------------------------------------------------------------- Issue Name Symbol ------------------------------------------------------------------- AIR CANADA AC.B ------------------------------------------------------------------- ALLEN-VANGUARD CORPORATION VRS ------------------------------------------------------------------- ANDERSON ENERGY LTD. AXL ------------------------------------------------------------------- ANGIOTECH PHARMACEUTICALS INC. ANP ------------------------------------------------------------------- ANTRIM ENERGY INC. AEN ------------------------------------------------------------------- AQUILINE RE

SOURCES INC. AQI ------------------------------------------------------------------- ARCTIC GLACIER INCOME FUND AG.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------- BAFFINLAND IRON MINES CORPORATION BIM ------------------------------------------------------------------- BALLARD POWER SYSTEMS INC. BLD ------------------------------------------------------------------- BORALEX INC. BLX ------------------------------------------------------------------- BORALEX POWER INCOME FUND BPT.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------- CALVALLEY PETROLEUM INC. CVI.A ------------------------------------------------------------------- CANFOR PULP INCOME FUND CFX.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------- CANWEST GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP. CGS ------------------------------------------------------------------- CATALYST PAPER CORPORATION CTL ------------------------------------------------------------------- CENTERRA GOLD INC. CG ------------------------------------------------------------------- CINRAM INTERNATIONAL INCOME FUND CRW.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------- COALCORP MINING INC. CCJ ------------------------------------------------------------------- CONNACHER OIL AND GAS LIMITED CLL ------------------------------------------------------------------- CRYSTALLEX INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION KRY ------------------------------------------------------------------- EASTERN PLATINUM LIMITED ELR ------------------------------------------------------------------- EVERTZ TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED ET ------------------------------------------------------------------- GLUSKIN SHEFF + ASSOCIATES INC. GS ------------------------------------------------------------------- GUYANA GOLDFIELDS INC. GUY ------------------------------------------------------------------- HEMISPHERE GPS INC. HEM ------------------------------------------------------------------- HOMBURG INVEST INC. HII.A ------------------------------------------------------------------- INTERMAP TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION IMP ------------------------------------------------------------------- ITERATION ENERGY LTD. ITX ------------------------------------------------------------------- JUST ENERGY INCOME FUND JE.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------- LARAMIDE RE

SOURCES LTD. LAM ------------------------------------------------------------------- MI DEVELOPMENTS INC. MIM.A ------------------------------------------------------------------- NORTH AMERICAN PALLADIUM LTD. PDL ------------------------------------------------------------------- PETROLIFERA PETROLEUM LIMITED PDP ------------------------------------------------------------------- POLARIS MINERALS CORPORATION PLS ------------------------------------------------------------------- PROGRESS ENERGY RE

SOURCES CORP. PRQ ------------------------------------------------------------------- RED BACK MINING INC. RBI ------------------------------------------------------------------- RESVERLOGIX CORP. RVX ------------------------------------------------------------------- ROGERS SUGAR INCOME FUND RSI.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------- SHORE GOLD INC. SGF ------------------------------------------------------------------- STRATECO RE

SOURCES INC. RSC ------------------------------------------------------------------- THERATECHNOLOGIES INC. TH ------------------------------------------------------------------- TRUE ENERGY TRUST TUI.UN ------------------------------------------------------------------- UR-ENERGY INC. URE ------------------------------------------------------------------- WEBTECH WIRELESS INC. WEW ------------------------------------------------------------------- WEST ENERGY LTD. WTL ------------------------------------------------------------------- WI-LAN INC. WIN ------------------------------------------------------------------- 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. About Standard & Poor's Index Services Standard & Poor's Index Services, the world's leading index provider, maintains a wide variety of investable and benchmark indices to meet an array of investor needs. Over $1 trillion is directly indexed to Standard & Poor's family of indices, which includes the S&P 500, the world's most followed stock market index, the S&P Global 1200, a composite index comprised of seven regional and country headline indices, the S&P Global BMI, an index with approximately 11,000 constituents and the S&P GSCI, the industry's most closely-watched commodities index. For more information, please visit www.standardandpoors.com/indices. About Standard & Poor's Standard & Poor's, a subsidiary 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 offices in 23 countries and markets, Standard & Poor's is an essential part of the world's financial infrastructure and has played a leading role for nearly 150 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.

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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