CGI selected for EPA Systems engineering and specialized scientific support contract

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    FAIRFAX, VA, Feb. 22 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI Federal, Inc., (CGI) a
wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., (NYSE:   GIB; TSX:
GIB.A) today announced that it was one of four large business IT service
providers selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to bid on
work to be awarded under the EPA Office of Research and Development Systems
Engineering and Specialized Scientific Support (ORD SES3) BPA (Basic Purchase
Agreement). It is expected that over US$100 million in task orders will be
awarded under ORD SES3 contract, which will run for seven years, including
    Project work awarded under this contract will include business, technical
and scientific services, addressing the application support, scientific
support, technical and business consulting services and infrastructure
management needs of the agency. The contract will provide mission critical
contract support for EPA's research on the prevention of risk, pollution, and
harm to human health.
    CGI's solution for the EPA is based on its Managed Services delivery
model. CGI's Managed Services model leverages its on-shore delivery centers to
provide IT and business services to the EPA. CGI's delivery centers apply
industry standards, proven processes, and automation to deliver solutions
designed to enable agencies like the EPA to more effectively and efficiently
execute their mission.
    "We are pleased to continue supporting the EPA, a client of CGI for over
30 years," said Kenyon Wells, Vice-President, CGI Federal. "CGI is in the
business of satisfying clients and this award is an affirmation of the quality
of work we deliver to EPA. We look forward to continuing to provide innovative
solutions to support EPA's critical research mission."

    About CGI Federal

    CGI Federal (\usfederal) is a wholly-owned U.S. operating
subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., dedicated to providing effective IT solutions
for federal government agencies by combining over 30 years of government
experience and technology skills. Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is one of
the largest independent information technology and business process services
firms in the world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately
26,500 professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services
to clients worldwide from offices in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia
Pacific as well as from centers of excellence in North America, Europe and
India. CGI's annual revenue run rate stands at $3.7 billion and at December
31st, 2007, CGI's order backlog was $12.04 billion. CGI shares are listed on
the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB) and are included in the S&P/TSX Composite
Index as well as the S&P/TSX Capped Information Technology and MidCap Indices.

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(703) 633-8973,; Investors: Lorne Gorber,
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