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



    TORONTO, April 30 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations
announces the following index changes:

    
    -   The shareholders of Bow Valley Energy Ltd. (TSX:BVX) have accepted
        the $CDN0.50 cash per share offer from Dana Petroleum plc. Bow Valley
        will be removed from the S&P/TSX SmallCap and Equity SmallCap indices
        effective after the close of Tuesday, May 5, 2009.
    

    Company additions to and deletions from an S&P equity 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),
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 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 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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