ASC Seeking Reciprocal Order Against Kuipers

    CALGARY, April 5 /CNW/ - The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has
announced that a hearing has been scheduled for April 11, 2007, regarding the
conduct of Cameron Kuipers in British Columbia (BC), under the reciprocal
enforcement provisions of the Alberta Securities Act.
    In the Notice of Hearing, ASC Staff seek an order in Alberta similar to
that made on November 30, 2006 by the BC Securities Commission, which
determined that Kuipers had: acted as an advisor without being registered;
engaged in an illegal distribution of securities of Ultimate Ventures Inc. and
Trivera Investments Inc.; and made misrepresentations about material facts
respecting Ultimate and Trivera.
    A copy of the Notice of Hearing outlining the allegations in their
entirety is available on the ASC website at

    The ASC is the regulatory agency responsible for administering the
province's securities laws. It is entrusted to foster a fair and efficient
capital market in Alberta and to protect investors. As a member of the
Canadian Securities Administrators, the ASC works to improve, coordinate and
harmonize the regulation of Canada's capital markets.

For further information:

For further information: For Media Inquiries: Tamera Van Brunt,
Director, Communications and Investor Education, (403) 297-2664; For Investor
Inquiries: ASC Public Inquiries, (403) 297-4296, Toll Free 1-877-355-0585

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