Creation of a blind trust: Michael Sabia will not keep his BCE stock options

    MONTREAL, April 2 /CNW Telbec/ - Michael Sabia, president and CEO of the
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, today announced that, following the
publication of the circular to BCE shareholders and questions raised in the
National Assembly, he and the Caisse's legal advisors were finalizing the
details for the creation of a blind trust to manage his assets, as planned. As
part of this process, he has also agreed that, like his predecessor,
Henri-Paul Rousseau, he would not retain his stock options.

    About the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

    The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is a financial institution
that manages funds primarily for public and private pension and insurance
plans. As at December 31, 2008, it held $120.1 billion of net assets. As one
of the leading institutional fund managers in Canada, the Caisse invests in
the main financial markets as well as in private equity and real estate. For
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For further information: Maxime Chagnon, (514) 847-5493

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