/R E P E A T -- CNW Group CEO wins CIRI Lifetime Achievement Award/

    TORONTO, Feb. 7 /CNW/ - CNW Group President & CEO, Tom Enright, was
awarded the 2008 CIRI Lifetime Achievement Award in investor relations at the
IR magazine Canada Awards 2008 annual black-tie gala dinner held at the
Fairmont Royal York in Toronto on Thursday, February 7.
    The award was presented by Ian Bacque, President and CEO, CIRI, who
commented, "I am pleased to present Tom with the CIRI Lifetime Achievement
Award. Tom is a leader whose work has touched every investor in Canada and
dramatically improved the way we do business. In addition, Tom has helped
raise the standard for the delivery of critical business information during a
period when investors demand real-time data as time zones and media cycles are
being erased."
    Commenting on the award, Tom Enright said, "I am honoured to be the
recipient of this prestigious award and I am pleased the investor relations
profession is increasingly being recognized as having a strategic role within
Canadian organizations. It is important that we continue to mentor the next
generation of investor relations professionals, as investors and markets
continue to demand real-time data in increasingly faster time frames."
    On Friday morning, Tom Enright will join award winners and
representatives of IR magazine in opening trading at the TSX.

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