Transcontinental Annual Report wins prestigious awards

    MONTREAL, Sept. 21 /CNW Telbec/ - Transcontinental, last night in
New York City, received three top awards for its 2006 Annual Report from the
21st annual International ARC Awards in which over 1,900 entries from
26 countries were reviewed and evaluated.
    Transcontinental was presented with a Gold Award for both Overall Annual
Report and Financial Data in the Printing & Publishing category. The Cover
Photo/Design took silver in the same category. The Annual Report, "A business
partner...and much more," focussed on the key to Transcontinental's growth:
its customers.
    "Transcontinental's Annual Report has established a consistent standard
for excellence," said Luc Desjardins, President and Chief Executive Officer of
Transcontinental. "To have Transcontinental's Annual Report recognized like
this truly reflects the pride we take in the company as it becomes a
world-class organization, as well as the pride our employees take in the work
they do."
    The 2006 Annual Report also recently received a Silver Award from the
League of American Communications Professionals (LACP). The LACP's Annual
Report Competition received more than 2,500 entries from 21 countries.
    Various Transcontinental facilities produce Annual Reports, including
Transcontinental Litho Acme, Transcontinental O'Keefe Montreal and
Transcontinental Yorkville - O'Keefe. To view Transcontinental Annual Reports,
please visit

    About Transcontinental

    The largest printer in Canada and sixth-largest in North America,
Transcontinental also ranks as the country's leading publisher of consumer
magazines and French-language educational resources, and its second-largest
community newspaper publisher. Transcontinental distinguishes itself by
creating strategic partnerships that integrate the company into its customers'
value chain, notably through its unique newspaper printing outsourcing model
and its value-added services. From mass to highly personalized marketing, the
company offers its clients integrated solutions which include a
continent-leading direct marketing offering, a diverse digital platform and a
door-to-door advertising material distribution network. Transcontinental is a
company whose values, including respect, innovation and integrity, are central
to its operation.
    Transcontinental (TSX: TCL.A, TCL.B) has more than 14,500 employees in
Canada, the United States and Mexico, and reported revenues of C$2.3 billion
in 2006.

For further information:

For further information: Media: Nessa Prendergast, Director, Media
Relations, Transcontinental Inc., (514) 954-2809,; Financial Community: Jennifer F.
McCaughey, Director, Investor Relations, Transcontinental Inc., (514)

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