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HIGH RIVER, AB, Aug. 7 /CNW/ - (TSX - WES) - Western Financial Group Inc.
("the Company") will release its second quarter 2008 results on August 11,
2008 and hold its quarterly conference call on August 12, 2008 at 2:00 pm
Western Financial Group is a leader in providing insurance, financial
services and banking services in over 80 communities, to more than 400,000
individuals and businesses in Western Canada through its WFG Agency Network
locations, its affiliated insurance brokers, Western Life Assurance Company
and Bank West.
The Common Shares of Western Financial Group are traded on the Toronto
Stock Exchange under the symbol "WES".
For further information:
For further information: Arlene Beggs, Assistant to the President,
Western Financial Group, (403) 652-2663, firstname.lastname@example.org