The Brick Group Income Fund appoints Nick Bobrow as Chief Financial Officer


    EDMONTON, July 2 /CNW/ - (TSX: BRK.UN): The Brick Group Income Fund (the
"Brick Group") today announced the appointment of Nick Bobrow as Chief
Financial Officer. Mr. Bobrow will report to Kim Yost, the Brick Group's
President and Chief Executive Officer.
    "I am delighted Nick is joining our team at the Brick Group," said
Mr. Yost. "Nick has an impressive track record, and I am confident that he
will make a significant contribution towards helping us meet our business
objectives and in generating strong financial performance."
    Mr. Bobrow is currently the Senior Vice President of The Source by
Circuit City, a division of Intertan Canada Ltd. Prior to joining Circuit City
in 2001, Nick was Director of Corporate Planning and the Controller for
Beamscope Canada Inc. Nick has also served in various financial roles at
Sobeys Inc. Mr. Bobrow obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree
(Honours) from Wilfrid Laurier University, and is a Chartered Accountant.
    Mr. Bobrow will be joining the Brick Group on August 25, 2008. In the
interim, Jackie Beattie, Vice President Finance of The Brick Group, will
assume the responsibilities of the Chief Financial Officer.

    The Brick Group, together with its subsidiaries, is one of Canada's
largest volume retailers of household furniture, mattresses, appliances and
home electronics, operating under four principal banners: The Brick, United
Furniture Warehouse, The Brick Superstore and The Brick Mattress Store. In
addition, through its corporate sales division, The Brick Group services the
subdivision, condominium, and high-rise builder market. The Brick Group's
retail operations are located in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan,
Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and the Yukon
    Further information can be found in the disclosure documents filed by The
Brick Group Income Fund with the securities regulatory authorities, available
at or on The Brick Group's website, available at

For further information:

For further information: Kim Yost, President and Chief Executive Officer
of The Brick GP Ltd. at (780) 930-6300

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