Bridges Transitions Inc.

Bridges Transitions Inc.

November 15, 2005 09:00 ET

Bridges Transitions Inc.: Manitoba School Counsellors' Association Purchases Choices Planner for all of Manitoba

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 15, 2005) - Bridges Transitions Inc. ("Bridges" or "the Company") (TSX:BIT) a leading provider of career and educational planning solutions, today announces that it has signed a two-year agreement with the Manitoba School Counsellors' Association (MSCA) to provide Choices Planner (in both French and English) to the entire province.

The agreement will see over 500 sites in the province using the student English-version of Choices Planner, the student French-version of Choices Planner -- Planiguide de Choix, as well as the adult version - Choices Planner for Career Transitions. Part of the agreement also sees Bridges providing eight regional product training workshops across Manitoba. Besides school access for students, there will also be a public-access website with English and French sections, providing Manitoba-specific career news with connections to Choices Planner for use by all Manitobans.

"Through a highly competitive process, Bridges' Choices Planner was chosen as the product of choice for all of Manitoba," said John Simmons, Chief Executive Officer of Bridges. "We are pleased to have won this two-year agreement, which showcases the competitive uniqueness of our products in the career and educational planning marketplace."

About MSCA

The Manitoba School Counsellors' Association is dedicated to the promotion and development of guidance and counselling services for children and youth. MSCA provides a forum and a voice for those interested in promoting the personal, social, educational and career development of young Manitobans.

About Bridges

Bridges is the leading provider of software-based and online education planning, career exploration, and high school/college test prep resources designed to help students achieve education and career success. Over 14,000 schools and other agencies across North America use Bridges' products and services. Bridges serves the needs of more than one million annually graduating high school students seeking educational or career planning assistance. For more information, visit The Company is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol: BIT.

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