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Press release from CNW Group


Monday, April 18, 2011

CONTRANS INCREASES ITS QUARTERLY DIVIDEND BY 25%09:53 EDT Monday, April 18, 2011WOODSTOCK, ON, April 18 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Contrans Group Inc. ("Contrans") (TSX Symbol CSS) announced today that it has declared a dividend of $0.10 per outstanding Class A Subordinate Voting Share and Class B Multiple Voting Share, payable on May 13, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 30, 2011.For Canadian resident shareholders the dividend declared is designated as an "eligible dividend" for purposes of the enhanced dividend tax credit rules contained in the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any corresponding provincial and territorial tax legislation.Contrans has been providing freight transportation services since 1985. With approximately 1,100 power units and 2,100 trailers under management, Contrans is one of the largest freight transportation companies in Canada.For further information: Stan G. Dunford, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, or Greg W. Rumble, President and Chief Operating Officer, Phone: 519-421-4600, E-mail:, Web site: