Domtar Sponsors World Book Night U.S.

                    Domtar Sponsors World Book Night U.S.

PR Newswire

MONTREAL, March 25, 2013

Global Campaign to Encourage Reading Will Donate 500,000 Free Books Across
America, Putting Wide-Range of Classics and New Titles in the Hands of New


MONTREAL, March  25, 2013  /PRNewswire/  - Joining  an ambitious  campaign  to 
encourage reading, Domtar Corporation (NYSE:  UFS) (TSX: UFS) today  announced 
it will sponsor World Book Night U.S. The effort will distribute 500,000  free 
books at thousands of locations across America on April 23, 2013.

World Book Night will rely on  25,000 volunteer book lovers, including  Domtar 
staff at two dozen facilities. They will personally hand out specially printed
copies of a wide range of books to people who either don't read frequently  or 
don't have  the  means  or  access to  printed  books.  Domtar's  PAPERbecause 
campaign will also help spread the word about World Book Night by  advertising 
in media  such  as  The  New York  Times,  Inc.,  Forbes,  Fortune,  Bloomberg 
BusinessWeek, Smithsonian, and The Week and Time.

Domtar's commitment comes as part  of its award-winning PAPERbecause  campaign 
( that  showcases  paper's  sustainability  and  enduring 
value in a digital age.

"World Book  Night  is a  reminder  that  paper is  personal,  purposeful  and 
sustainable, and  we're  proud  to  support  it"  said  Paige  Goff,  Domtar's 
Vice-President of Sustainable Business and Brand Management. "Domtar  believes 
in the power and joy of the simple act of reading a printed book, and this  is 
a great way for us to give back to readers around the country."

"We chose a  variety of books  about different subjects  so that everyone  can 
find something appealing,  no matter  where they  live, what  their age,  what 
their backgrounds are or what interests them the most," said World Book  Night 
U.S. Executive Director  Carl Lennertz.  "We're thrilled that  Domtar will  be 
working with us and helping get people connected with books they will love  to 


About Domtar
Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX:  UFS) designs, manufactures, markets  and 
distributes a  wide variety  of fiber-based  products including  communication 
papers, specialty and  packaging papers and  adult incontinence products.  The 
foundation of its business is a  network of world class wood fiber  converting 
assets that produce papergrade, fluff and specialty pulps. The majority of its
pulp production  is  consumed internally  to  manufacture paper  and  consumer 
products. Domtar  is the  largest integrated  marketer of  uncoated  freesheet 
paper in North America with recognized brands such as Cougar^®, Lynx^®  Opaque 
Ultra, Husky^® Opaque Offset, First Choice^® and Domtar EarthChoice^®.  Domtar 
is also a  leading marketer and  producer of a  complete line of  incontinence 
care products marketed primarily under  the Attends^® brand name. Domtar  owns 
and operates Ariva^®, a  network of strategically  located paper and  printing 
supplies distribution facilities. In 2012, Domtar had sales of US$5.5  billion 
from some 50  countries. The  Company employs approximately  9,300 people.  To 
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Pascal Bossé
Corporate Communications and Investor Relations
Tel: 514-848-5938

Kathy Wholley
Advertising and Communications
Tel: 803-802-8006
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