Alegro Health Corp retains leading investor relations firm

    TORONTO, Sept. 20 /CNW/ - Alegro Health Corp. (TSX-V: AGO), a provider of
medical, surgical and disability management services, today announced that it
has retained The Equicom Group Inc. to provide the Company with strategic
investor relations and financial communications services.
    "We're very happy to have partnered with the Equicom Group for our
investor relations and corporate communications efforts," said Brenda
Rasmussen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alegro Health Corp. "We
expect to advance our growth strategy significantly over the next two years
and believe the time is right to engage a relationship with a group that can
help us effectively build our profile and convey our key messages to the
investment community."
    Equicom provides strategic communications services to approximately 100
public companies across a diverse range of industries. Under the terms of the
agreement, Alegro will pay Equicom a monthly retainer fee of $6,000 for
professional services. The initial contract term is 12 months. Neither Equicom
nor any of its principals has an ownership interest, directly or indirectly,
in Alegro or its securities, and the Company has not granted Equicom or its
principals any right to acquire such an interest. Equicom is a wholly-owned
subsidiary of TSX Group Inc.

    About Alegro Health Corp.

    Alegro Health Corp. is a Canadian healthcare service provider. The
company is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "AGO".

    About The Equicom Group Inc.

    Equicom, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TSX Group Inc., is Canada's leading
provider of investor relations and strategic corporate communications
services. With proven expertise in developing and executing highly effective
strategic communications programs, and an extensive network of investment
community contacts, Equicom specializes in helping clients achieve their
capital markets objectives. Equicom offers a comprehensive suite of services
including: investor relations, media relations, annual report production,
multimedia and web design, web casting, live event management and corporate
branding. Equicom is headquartered in Toronto, with offices in Montreal and
Calgary. For further information, please visit

    The TSX Venture Exchange Inc. has not reviewed and does not accept
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. ALEGRO cannot
guarantee that any forward looking statements contained in this news release
will materialize. Nor is it possible for ALEGRO to commit itself to updating
information about risks and other factors pertaining to its business that
might appear in this or any other disclosure documents.

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For further information:

For further information: Brenda Rasmussen, President and CEO, (416)
496-6166 x328,; Michael Moore, Investor Relations,
(416) 815-0700 x241,

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