Standard & Poor's Announces Changes In S&P/TSX Canadian Indices

    TORONTO, June 25 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations
announces the following index changes:

    -   The unitholders of Aeroplan Income Fund (TSX:AER.UN) have approved
        the conversion of the company to a corporate structure. The units
        will be exchanged on a 1-for-1 basis for Groupe Aeroplan Inc.
        (TSX:AER). As a result of the conversion, Aeroplan Income Fund will
        be removed from the S&P/TSX Income Trust Index. Groupe Aeroplan Inc.
        will be added to the S&P/TSX Equity, Capped Equity and Equity 60
        Indices. The conversion is effective after the close of Thursday,
        June 26, 2008. The name and ticker change, with no change in
        capitalization, will be effective in the S&P/TSX Composite and Capped
        Composite, the S&P/TSX 60 and 60 Capped and the S&P/TSX Capped
        Consumer Discretionary indices.

    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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