CML HealthCare Mourns Passing of Chairman Waldemar Zimmerman

    Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: CLC.UN

    MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 7 /CNW/ - CML HealthCare Inc. solemnly announces
the passing of Mr. Waldemar Zimmerman, recently appointed Chairman of CML
HealthCare's Board of Directors and CML HealthCare Income Fund's Board of
    "It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Waldemar
("Wally") Zimmerman," said Dr. John Mull, Founding Chairman of CML HealthCare.
"Wally had been a long serving member of our Board of Directors and the Fund's
Board of Trustees and was a valued contributor in building our business. His
leadership, extensive business experience and corporate governance expertise
have been invaluable to CML HealthCare. We have lost a cherished and loyal
friend and business colleague. On behalf of our Board, senior management and
employees, I would like to extend our sincere condolences to Waldemar's
    Mr. Zimmerman was the principal of Zimmerman Lawyers, Hamilton, Ontario.
His areas of practice were concentrated in civil litigation and appellate
advocacy including before the Supreme Court of Canada. Mr. Zimmerman also
served as Vice-Chair and Lead Director of the Board of Directors of Cipher
Pharmaceuticals Inc., as well as a director of a number of private
corporations. He was a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, Canadian Bar
Association, the Hamilton Law Association, the Institute of Corporate
Directors, the Canadian Club and former president of one of the major
political parties in Ontario. Mr. Zimmerman received his B.A. from McMaster
University in 1961 and his LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1964.
    Mr. Zimmerman is survived by his wife, Rebeckah Zimmerman (nee Schnurr),
his children Richard Zimmerman (Annette), Michelle Bourne (David) and Kelly
Schnurr; his grandchildren Lauren, David-Dean, Robyn, Robert, Samantha and

    About CML HealthCare Income Fund

    CML HealthCare Income Fund is an unincorporated open-ended trust that
owns CML HealthCare Inc., one of Canada's largest healthcare services
businesses. CML is a leading provider of laboratory testing services in
Ontario and the largest private provider of medical imaging services in
Canada. CML HealthCare Income Fund is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock
Exchange under the symbol "CLC.UN" and has approximately 86.6 million units
outstanding (assuming the exchange for units of all of the outstanding
exchangeable shares of CML HealthCare Inc., excluding those held by the Fund
or its affiliates). For more information on CML HealthCare Income Fund please

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For further information:

For further information: Barry Hildred or Bruce Wigle, Investor
Relations, The Equicom Group Inc., (416) 815-0700 ext 224, ext 228, (416)
815-0080 fax, Email: or; Tom
Weber, Chief Financial Officer, CML HealthCare Income Fund, (905) 565-0043,
(905) 565-1776 fax, Internet:

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