Co-operators General Insurance Company declares quarterly dividend on Class E, Series C Preference Shares

    GUELPH, ON, Feb. 19 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Co-operators
General Insurance Company ("CGIC") today announced a quarterly dividend of
$0.3125 per Non-Cumulative Redeemable Class E Preference Shares, Series C,
payable March 31, 2008 to shareholders of record at the close of business on
March 7, 2008.
    CGIC has designated the dividends referred to above as eligible dividends
for the purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada).
    With assets of more than $4.6 billion, Co-operators General Insurance
Company is a leading Canadian-owned multi-product insurance company. CGIC is
part of The Co-operators Group, a national group of companies owned by 40
Canadian co-operative organizations that focuses on insurance and investment
    CGIC's Class E, Series C Preference Shares trade on the Toronto stock
exchange (TSX) under ticker symbol CCS.PR.C.

    Note to Editors: All figures in Canadian dollars.

For further information:

For further information: Bruce West, Senior Vice-President and Chief
Financial Officer, Telephone: (519) 767-3036, Fax: (519) 824-0599

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