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



    TORONTO, Aug. 21 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations
announces the following index changes:

    
    -   Brookfield Properties Corporation (TSX:BPO) has announced the closing
        of the prospectus share offering dated August 12, 2009. The relative
        weight of Brookfield Properties will increase in the S&P/TSX
        Composite and Capped Composite, the S&P/TSX Equity, Equity Completion
        and Capped Equity and the S&P/TSX Capped Real Estate Indices to
        reflect this issuance of new shares. These changes will be effective
        after the close of trading on Monday, August 24, 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 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
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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