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

Friday, March 11, 2011

Standard & Poor's Announces Changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices18:02 EST Friday, March 11, 2011TORONTO, March 11 /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, March 21, 2011:S&P/TSX COMPOSITE INDEXADDITIONSIssue NameSymbol60/CompletionLive Composite GICS Sector IndexChina Gold Int'l Resources Corp. Ltd.CGGCompletionMaterialsLegacy Oil + Gas Inc.LEGCompletionEnergyMercator Minerals Ltd.MLCompletionMaterials, Div. Metals & MiningNorth American Palladium Ltd.PDLCompletionMaterialsNorthern Dynasty Minerals Ltd.NDMCompletionMaterials, Div. Metals & MiningSouthGobi Resources Ltd.SGQCompletion Trilogy Energy Corp.TETCompletionEnergyChanges 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 GOLD INDEX - MARCH 2011 - QUARTERLY REVIEWADDITIONS   Issue NameSymbol ExchangeArgonaut Gold Inc.AR TSXClaude Resources Inc.CRJ TSXOrezone Gold CorporationORE TSXTorex Gold Resources Inc.TXG TSXS&P/TSX GLOBAL MINING INDEX - MARCH 2011 - QUARTERLY REVIEWADDITIONS   Issue NameSymbol ExchangeArgonaut Gold Inc.AR TSXClaude Resources Inc.CRJ TSXFortuna Silver Mines Inc.FVI TSXGreat Panther Silver LimitedGPR TSXOrezone Gold CorporationORE TSXSprott Resource Corp.SCP TSXTorex Gold Resources Inc.TXG TSXWestern Copper CorporationWRN TSXS&P/TSX GLOBAL BASE METALS INDEX - MARCH 2011 - QUARTERLY REVIEWADDITIONS   Issue NameSymbol ExchangeSprott Resource Corp.SCP TSXWestern Copper CorporationWRN TSXS&P/TSX COMPOSITE DIVIDEND INDEX - MARCH 2011 - QUARTERLY REVIEWADDITIONSIssue NameSymbolGildan Activewear Inc.GILMacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.MDANordion Inc.NDNPetrominerales Ltd.PMGRONA Inc.RONTrilogy Energy Corp.TETViterra Inc.VTDELETIONSIssue NameSymbolNuVista Energy Ltd.NVAS&P/TSX EQUITY INCOME INDEX - MARCH 2011 - QUARTERLY REVIEWADDITIONSIssue NameSymbolFortis Inc.FTSNordion Inc.NDNRogers Communications Inc.RCI.BDELETIONSIssue NameSymbolBank of Nova ScotiaBNSCanadian Oil Sands LimitedCOSTrinidad Drilling Ltd.TDGCompany additions to and deletions from an S&P equity index do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company.About S&P IndicesS&P Indices, the world's leading index provider, maintains a wide variety of investable and benchmark indices to meet an array of investor needs. Over $1.25 trillion is directly indexed to Standard & Poor's family of indices, which includes the S&P 500, the world's most followed stock market index, the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, the S&P Global BMI, an index with approximately 11,000 constituents, the S&P GSCI, the industry's most closely watched commodities index, and the S&P National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Index, the premier investable index for U.S. municipal bonds. For more information, please visit www.standardandpoors.com/indices.For further information: Tony North Standard & Poor's Director, Canadian Index Services (416) 507-3204 tony_north@standardandpoors.comDavid R. Guarino Standard & Poor's Communications                         (212) 438-1471 dave_guarino@standardandpoors.com