TransCanada Media Availability to Discuss $6 Billion in

TransCanada Media Availability to Discuss $6 Billion in Natural Gas
Infrastructure to Prince Rupert, British Columbia 
PRINCE GEORGE, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/09/13 --
TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) announced
today that Russ Girling, president and chief executive officer, will
host a media availability at the 10th Annual Natural Resources Forum
to discuss the company's proposed $6 billion natural gas
infrastructure investment in British Columbia (B.C.).  
Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 
Time: 12 PM local time  
Location: Room 205, Prince George Civic Centre  
808 Civic Plaza  
Prince George, B.C.  
Who: Russ Girling  
President and chief executive officer, TransCanada  
Other: Audio-visual equipment is located on-site and a media feed
will be available for those in attendance  
TransCanada has been selected to design, build, own and operate the
Prince Rupert Gas Transmission project, a $5 billion pipeline that
will transport natural gas from Fort St. John, B.C. to the
recently-announced Pacific Northwest LNG export facility in Port
Edward near Prince Rupert, B.C. The company will also be investing
more than $1 billion in expansions of its natural gas pipeline
network in northeast B.C.  
Mr. Girling will discuss the Aboriginal and stakeholder consultation
activities that will begin immediately, the need for about 2,500
workers required to build this project and the benefits to
communities along the pipeline route. For media not in attendance,
telephone interviews can be arranged by contacting the TransCanada
media line at 1-800-608-7859. 
With more than 60 years' experience, TransCanada is a leader in the
responsible development and reliable operation of North American
energy infrastructure including natural gas and oil pipelines, power
generation and gas storage facilities. TransCanada operates a network
of natural gas pipelines that extends more than 68,500 kilometres
(42,500 miles), tapping into virtually all major gas supply basins in
North America. TransCanada is one of the continent's largest
providers of gas storage and related services with approximately 380
billion cubic feet of storage capacity. A growing independent power
producer, TransCanada owns or has interests in over 11,800 megawatts
of power generation in Canada and the United States. TransCanada's
common shares trade on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under
the symbol TRP. For more information visit: or check us out on Twitter @TransCanada or  
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Media Enquiries:
Shawn Howard/Grady Semmens
403.920.7859 or 800.608.7859 
Investor & Analyst Enquiries:
David Moneta/Lee Evans
403.920.7911 or 800.361.6522
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