CanWest MediaWorks Income Fund Announces Monthly Distribution

    TORONTO, March 20 /CNW/ - CanWest MediaWorks Income Fund (the "Fund") has
announced that its Board of Trustees has approved a cash distribution of
$0.0771 per unit for the month of March, 2007. This distribution will be paid
on April 13, 2007 to unitholders of record as of the close of business on
March 30, 2007.

    CanWest MediaWorks Income Fund (TSX: CWM.UN; is an
unincorporated, open-ended trust that holds an approximate 26% equity interest
in CanWest MediaWorks Limited Partnership, which is the largest publisher of
newspapers in Canada, as measured by paid circulation, readership and revenue.
    The assets within the Limited Partnership comprise ten major metropolitan
daily newspapers serving nine Canadian cities; Vancouver Sun, The Province
(Vancouver), Ottawa Citizen, The Gazette (Montreal), The Edmonton Journal,
Calgary Herald, The Windsor Star, Times-Colonist (Victoria), Leader Post
(Regina), Star Phoenix (Saskatoon), and a one-third interest in Metro Ottawa
and Metro Vancouver, free commuter dailies, together with 23 smaller community
daily, weekly and bi-weekly publications. The assets also include online
properties,, and and related
    CanWest MediaWorks Limited Partnership is 74% owned by CanWest Global
Communications Corp., (CanWest) (NYSE:   CWG; TSX: CGS and CGS.A, CanWest, an international media company, is Canada's
largest media company. CanWest is Canada's largest publisher of daily
newspapers, and also owns, operates and/or holds substantial interests in
conventional television, out-of-home advertising, specialty cable channels,
Web sites and radio stations and networks in Canada, New Zealand, Australia,
Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Turkey, the United States and the United

For further information:

For further information: Doug Lamb, Executive Vice President and CFO,
CanWest MediaWorks Limited Partnership, Tel: (416) 383-2325, Email:

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