S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Quarterly Index Reviews

TORONTO, July 13, 2012 /CNW/ - S&P Dow Jones Indices Canadian Index Operations announces the following index changes as a result of the quarterly S&P/TSX Preferred Share Index and S&P/TSX Venture Select Index Reviews.  These changes will be effective at the open on Monday, July 23, 2012

S&P/TSX Preferred Share Index

Symbol Issue Name CUSIP
CU.PR.D Canadian Utilities Limited 2nd Preferred Series 'AA' 136717 67 5
CIU.PR.B CU Inc. Cumulative Preferred Series '2' 22944C 30 4
ELF.PR.H E-L Financial Corp. 5.50% 1st Preferred Series '3' 26857Q 50 7
EMA.PR.C Emera Incorporated Preferred Series 'C' 290876 50 7
FTS.PR.E Fortis Inc. 1st Preferred Series 'E' 349553 80 0
IAG.PR.G Industrial Alliance 4.30% Preferred Series 'G' 455871 80 6
MFC.PR.I Manulife Financial Non-Cumulative Class 1 Pref Series '9' 56501R 78 3
NPI.PR.C Northland Power Inc. Cumulative Rate-Reset Pref Series '3' 666511 60 5
TRI.PR.B Thomson Reuters Corporation Floating Rate Pref Series II 884903 30 3
VNR.PR.A Valener Inc. Preferred Series 'A' 91912H 20 7

Symbol Issue Name CUSIP
BCE.PR.R BCE Inc. 1st Preferred Series 'R' 05534B 70 3
BPO.PR.H Brookfield Office Properties Inc. Class AAA Pref Series 'H' 112900 80 8
BPO.PR.J Brookfield Office Properties Inc. Class AAA Pref Series 'J' 112900 87 3
FTS.PR.H Fortis Inc. 5-Year Reset 1st Preferred Series 'H' 349553 82 6
GWO.PR.L Great-West Lifeco Inc. 5.65% 1st Preferred Series 'L' 39138C 82 5
IGM.PR.B IGM Financial Inc. 5.90% Preferred Series 'B' 449586 30 4
NA.PR.M National Bank of Canada 1st Preferred Series '20' 633067 41 8
TCA.PR.X TransCanada Pipelines Limited 1st Preferred Series 'U' 893526 71 5
TCA.PR.Y TransCanada Pipelines Limited 1st Preferred Series 'Y' 893526 69 9

S&P/TSX Venture Select Index

Symbol Issue Name CUSIP
BOR Border Petroleum Corp. 09970Q 10 9
NKL Prophecy Platinum Corp. 74345Y 10 4
AAR.UN Pure Industrial REIT 74623T 10 8

Symbol Issue Name CUSIP
AXI Advanced Explorations Inc. 00765C 10 8
AMY American Manganese Inc. 02735A 10 5
AOX Andover Mining Corp. 034311 10 0
APE Apogee Silver Ltd. 03763J 10 9
BAT Batero Gold Corp. 070505 10 2
BWD Bowood Energy Inc. 103066 10 6
BWN Brownstone Energy Inc. 116141 10 2
CCE Commerce Resources Corp. 200697 10 0
CSO Corsa Coal Corp. 22041E 10 4
DSM Dacha Strategic Metals Inc. 233407 10 5
EPZ Esperanza Resources Corp. 29664V 10 7
EMX Eurasian Minerals Inc. 29843R 10 0
GBB Gold Bullion Development Corp. 380539 10 6
IC Innovative Composites International Inc. 457685 10 5
NOT Noront Resources Ltd. 65626P 10 1
PRO Pershimco Resources Inc. 76126F 10 5
SNM ShaMaran Petroleum Corp. 819320 10 2
SOL Soltoro Ltd. 83437F 10 5
SKO Stream Oil & Gas Ltd. 86323Y 10 4

Company additions to and deletions from an S&P equity index do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company.

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Tony North
Director, Canadian Index Operations
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David Blitzer
Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee
S&P Dow Jones Indices

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