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

    TORONTO, Aug. 26 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations
announces the following index changes:

    -   The shareholders of Thomson Reuters PLC and Thomson Reuters
        Corporation have approved the plan to unify the dual listed company
        structure. Thomson Reuters PLC shareholders will receive one share of
        Thomson Reuters Corporation for every PLC share held. Holders of
        Thomson Reuters PLC American Depositary Shares (ADS) will receive six
        Thomson Reuters Corporation shares for each ADS held. The last day of
        trading of Thomson Reuters PLC in London and of the ADS in New York
        will be Wednesday, September 9, 2009. As part of the transaction, the
        number of shares of Thomson Reuters Corporation will be increased in
        the S&P/TSX Composite and Capped Composite, the S&P/TSX Equity and
        Capped Equity, the S&P/TSX 60, 60 Capped and Equity 60 and the
        S&P/TSX Capped Consumer Discretionary indices after the close of
        trading on Wednesday, September 9, 2009.

    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.

    Standard & Poor's, a subsidiary of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:  MHP),
is the world's foremost provider of independent credit ratings, indices, risk
evaluation, investment research and data. With offices in 23 countries and
markets, Standard & Poor's is an essential part of the world's financial
infrastructure and has played a leading role for nearly 150 years in providing
investors with the independent benchmarks they need to feel more confident
about their investment and financial decisions. For more information, visit

For further information:

For further information: Tony North, (416) 507-3204,; Dave Guarino, (212) 438-1471,

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