Arbor Memorial Services Inc. Announces Its First Quarter Results

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    TORONTO, Feb. 28 /CNW/ - Arbor Memorial Services Inc. announced today its
results for the three months ended January 31, 2008.

                                                              Three months
                                                            ended January 31
                                                             2008       2007
                                                             ----       ----

    Revenue (1)                                            56,869     54,842
    Earnings before interest expense and income taxes (1)   8,987      9,469
    Net earnings                                            5,428      5,411
    Earnings per share - basic and diluted ($)               0.51       0.51

    (1)  Reclassified to conform with current year's presentation for
         discontinued operations.

    Net earnings and earnings per share were $5.4 million and $0.51 per share
in the first quarter of 2008 and the first quarter of 2007. While net earnings
were consistent with 2007, net earnings in 2007 increased by $1.0 million or
22.1% over the first quarter of 2006.

    Arbor Memorial Services Inc. owns 41 cemeteries, 27 crematoria, 4
reception centres located on cemetery premises and 90 funeral homes in eight
provinces of Canada.

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For further information:

For further information: Brian D. Snowdon, President and Chief Executive
Officer; Laurel L. Ancheta, Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, Phone:
(416) 763-4531

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