Canadian General Investments, Limited
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

December 05, 2007 11:06 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Dec. 5, 2007) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (CGI) (TSX:CGI)(TSX:CGI.PR.A)(TSX:CGI.PR.B)(TSX:CGI.PR.C)(LSE:CGI) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at November 30, 2007 was $32.24, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 3.7% and 6.3%, respectively. CGI's returns compare with the 8.4% and 10.0% returns of the benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index on a total return basis for the same periods.

The closing price for CGI's common shares at November 30 was $29.40, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of 8.2% and 15.2%, respectively.



The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of
November 30, 2007 were as follows:

Financials 22.4%
Materials 20.9%
Energy 20.0%
Industrials 11.6%
Consumer Discretionary 7.8%
Information Technology 6.8%
Telecommunication Services 3.7%
Consumer Staples 2.7%
Utilities 1.6%
Cash & Cash Equivalent 1.5%
Health Care 1.0%


The top ten investments, which comprised 22.5% of the investment portfolio
at market, excluding non-convertible preferred shares, as of November 30,
2007 were as follows:

Research In Motion Limited 4.0%
Urbana Corporation 2.8%
Rogers Communications Inc. 2.4%
TSX Group Inc. 2.3%
Cameco Corporation 2.2%
BPO Properties Ltd. 2.0%
Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Income Fund 1.9%
BMTC Group Inc. 1.7%
Algoma Central Corporation 1.6%
Canadian Western Bank 1.6%

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