Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - AGF to Open the Markets at the TSX

    Kicks off celebration of 50 years of superior investment management

    TORONTO, April 16 /CNW/ - The American Growth Fund (AGF) turns 50 on
Wednesday April 18, 2007 and Chairman and CEO Blake C. Goldring along with
other senior executives and special guests will kick off the anniversary
celebrations by opening the markets at the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) that
    In 1957, co-founders C. Warren Goldring and Allan Manford launched the
American Growth Fund and set out to build a company focused on clients and
driven by superior investment management. Over the past 50 years, investors
have been able to choose from a variety of innovative AGF financial products
from a company that has launched market firsts.
    Today, AGF remains a proudly independent Canadian-based company employing
over 800 people with subsidiaries around the world. AGF is also a strong
supporter of the community actively partnering with groups such as the
WWF-Canada, the United Way and the Toronto Film Festival and Canadian Film

    Event:        AGF opens the markets at the Toronto Stock Exchange

    Who:          AGF Chairman and CEO Blake C. Goldring
                  AGF Founder and Honourary Chairman C. Warren Goldring
                  AGF Director and Vice-Chairman Robert Farquharson
                  AGF General Counsel and Sr. Vice-President, Law and
                  Corporate Affairs Judy Goldring
                  TSX Group CEO Richard Nesbitt

    Date & Time:  Wednesday, April 18, 2007
                  Reception - 9:00 a.m.
                  Cake cutting - 9:15 a.m.
                  Markets open - 9:30 a.m.

    Location:     Toronto Stock Exchange
                  130 King Street West
                  Toronto, Ontario

    Note to Television Editors:
    Media may pick up a feed from the TOC (television operations centre) for
all market opening ceremonies. The feed is named TSX Transmit 2 and is
produced at the TSX and sent live to the TOC. The client moves into position
for the market opening ceremony at approximately 9:27 a.m. and the markets
will open with the sound of a SIREN (the traditional market opening on the
Toronto Stock Exchange) at 9:30 a.m.

For further information:

For further information: or to arrange an interview, contact: AGF
Corporate Communications: Lucy Becker, Vice-President, (416) 865-4284,; Karen Archer, Communications Co-ordinator, (416)
865-4295,; TSX Group Inc.: Steve Kee, Director, Media &
Marketing, (416) 947-4682,

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