TransCanada Announces Retirement of Director

TransCanada Announces Retirement of Director 
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/10/13 -- TransCanada
Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) announced the
retirement of Mr. John A. MacNaughton as a Director of TransCanada,
effective January 9, 2013. Mr. MacNaughton advised the Board of
Directors that he is retiring from the Board due to ill health. Mr.
MacNaughton has been a member of the Board of Directors of
TransCanada since 2006 and the Chair of the Governance Committee
since 2009. 
"On behalf of TransCanada and the Board of Directors, I want to thank
John for his many contributions during the past seven years as a
Director of TransCanada. We were very fortunate to benefit from the
wisdom of his counsel and we wish him the very best," said Barry
Jackson, Chair of TransCanada's Board of Directors. 
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 is
developing one of North America's largest oil delivery systems.
TransCanada's common shares trade on the Toronto and New York stock
exchanges under the symbol TRP. For more information visit:
http://www.transcanada.com  or check us out on Twitter @TransCanada
or http://blog.transcanada.com. 
Contacts:
TransCanada
Media Enquiries:
Shawn Howard/Grady Semmens
403.920.7859 or 800.608.7859 
TransCanada
Investor & Analyst Enquiries:
David Moneta/Lee Evans
403.920.7911 or 800.361.6522
www.transcanada.com
 
 
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