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

TORONTO, June 13 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations announces 
the following index changes as a result of the Quarterly S&P/TSX Composite 
Index Review. These changes will be effective at the open on Monday, June 23, 
2008: 


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                           S&P/TSX COMPOSITE INDEX
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                                  ADDITIONS
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                                                              Live Composite
    Issue Name               Symbol       60/Completion    GICS Sector Index
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    Birchcliff Energy Ltd.     BIR          Completion            Energy
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    Crew Energy Inc.            CR          Completion            Energy
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    Iteration Energy Ltd.      ITX          Completion            Energy
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                                  DELETIONS
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                                                              Live Composite
    Issue Name               Symbol       60/Completion    GICS Sector Index
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    Aastra Technologies        AAH          Completion         Information
     Limited                                                    Technology
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    Allen-Vanguard
     Corporation               VRS          Completion         Industrials
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    Ballard Power              BLD          Completion            Consumer
     Systems Inc.                                            Discretionary
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    Breakwater                 BWR          Completion          Materials,
     Resources Ltd.                                      Diversified Metals
                                                                   & Mining
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    Crystallex International   KRY          Completion           Materials
     Corporation
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    Tesco Corporation          TEO          Completion              Energy
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Changes to the S&P/TSX Composite Index will also affect the S&P/TSX Capped
Composite Index. Stocks added to or removed from the S&P/TSX Composite Index
will also be added to or removed from the appropriate Global Industry
Classification Standard (GICS) sector index. 


                         S&P/TSX GLOBAL MINING INDEX
    ADDITIONS
       Issue Name                         Symbol            Exchange
    Capstone Mining Corp.                    CS                TSX
    Grande Cache Coal Corporation           GCE                TSX
    Western Canadian Coal Corp.             WTN                TSX
    DELETIONS
       Issue Name                         Symbol            Exchange
    Aurora Energy Resources Inc.            AXU                TSX
    Breakwater Resources Ltd.               BWR                TSX
    Crystallex International Corp.          KRY                TSX
    Frontera Copper Corporation             FCC                TSX
    Guyana Goldfields Inc.                  GUY                TSX
    Uranium Resources, Inc.                URRE             NASDAQ
                          S&P/TSX GLOBAL GOLD INDEX
    DELETIONS
        Issue Name                        Symbol            Exchange
    Crystallex International Corp.          KRY                TSX
    Guyana Goldfields Inc.                  GUY                TSX
    >>


Company additions to and deletions from an S&P index do not in any way reflect 
an opinion on the investment merits of the company. 
About Standard & Poor's Index Services 
Standard & Poor's Index Services, the world's leading index provider, maintains 
a wide variety of investable and benchmark indices to meet an array of investor 
needs. Its family of indices includes the S&P 500, an index with $1.32 trillion 
invested and $4.91 trillion benchmarked, and the S&P Global 1200, a composite 
index comprised of seven regional and country headline indices. For more 
information, please visit www.standardandpoors.com/indices. 
About Standard & Poor's 
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world's foremost provider of financial market intelligence, including 
independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research and 
data. With approximately 8,500 employees, including wholly owned affiliates, 
located in 23 countries, Standard & Poor's is an essential part of the world's 
financial infrastructure and has played a leading role for more than 140 years 
in providing investors with the independent benchmarks they need to feel more 
confident about their investment and financial decisions. For more information, 
visit: www.standardandpoors.com. 
For further information: Tony North, (416) 507-3200, 
sp_index@standardandpoors.com; Dave Guarino, (212) 438-1471, 
dave_guarino@standardandpoors.com 
CO: Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations
ST: Ontario
NI: FIN
-0- Jun/13/2008 21:17 GMT
 
 
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