Standard & Poor's Announces Changes in the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index



    TORONTO, Nov. 23 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's will make the following
changes in the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index after the close of trading on
Friday, November 23, 2007:

    
    -  Murgor Resources Inc. (TSXVN:MUG) will consolidate its shares on a
       1-for-6 basis and will trade under the new ticker symbol "MGR" and the
       new CUSIP number 62660P 40 2. The name of the company has not been
       changed.
    -  Zecotek Medical Systems Inc. (TSXVN:ZMS) will change its name to
       Zecotek Photonics Inc. There is no change to the ticker symbol and
       there is no consolidation of capital. The new CUSIP number will be
       98921P 10 4.
    

    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.

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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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