TransCanada Releases 2012 Annual Report to Shareholders and Financial Disclosure Documents Available Online

TransCanada Releases 2012 Annual Report to Shareholders and Financial 
Disclosure Documents Available Online 
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/13/13 -- TransCanada
Corporation's (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) 2012 Annual Report
to shareholders is now available online at It
contains the Consolidated Financial Statements and accompanying notes
for the year ended December 31, 2012 as well as the related
Management's Discussion and Analysis (MD&A).  
TransCanada's Annual Information Form and Form 40-F are also
available on TransCanada's website. All of the documents (other than
the Form 40-F) have been filed with the relevant securities
regulators on the Canadian Securities Administrators' website at (SEDAR). The Form 40-F was filed on the EDGAR section
of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's website at 
Copies of these documents are available in the Investor Centre
section of the TransCanada website at Any
shareholder wishing to receive a paper copy of the Consolidated
Financial Statements may obtain one free of charge upon request by
contacting TransCanada's Corporate Secretary at 1.800.661.3805. 
The Notice of Annual Meeting of Shareholders and Management Proxy
Circular will be available on the TransCanada website and filed on
SEDAR in early March and will be mailed with the 2012 Annual Report
to TransCanada's common shareholders beginning in mid March, as
TransCanada's Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held at 10 a.m.
(MDT) on April 26, 2013, at the BMO Centre in Calgary, Alberta. 
TransCanada's wholly owned subsidiary, TransCanada Pipelines Limited
(TCPL), intends to file its annual disclosure documents with
securities regulators in Canada and the United States and post its
documents online at before the end of February.
The print version of TCPL's Consolidated Financial Statements and
MD&A will be mailed to TCPL's preferred shareholders in late March,
as required. 
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 more than 400
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: or check us out on Twitter @TransCanada or 
This publication contains certain information that is forward-looking
and is subject to important risks and uncertainties (such statements
are usually accompanied by words such as "anticipate", "expect",
"will" or other similar words). Forward-looking statements in this
document are intended to provide TransCanada security holders and
potential investors with information regarding TransCanada and its
subsidiaries, including management's assessment of TransCanada's and
its subsidiaries' future financial and operation plans and outlook.
All forward-looking statements reflect TransCanada's beliefs and
assumptions based on information available at the time the statements
were made. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on this
forward-looking information. TransCanada undertakes no obligation to
update or revise any forward-looking information except as required
by law. For additional information on the assumptions made, and the
risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ
from the anticipated results, refer to TransCanada's Management's
Discussion and Analysis filed February 13, 2013 under TransCanada's
profile on SEDAR at and other reports filed by
TransCanada with Canadian securities regulators and with the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission.
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
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