Canadian General Investments, Limited
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TSX : CGI
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

April 06, 2006 10:34 ET

Canadian General Investments, Limited Declares Dividends on Common and Preference Shares

TORONTO, CANADA--(CCNMatthews - April 6, 2006) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (TSX:CGI)(TSX:CGI.PR.A)(TSX:CGI.PR.B)(TSX:CGI.PR.C)(TSX:CGI.WT) (LSE:CGI)(LSE:CGIW) has declared quarterly dividends on its common and preference shares.

A regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share is payable on June 15, 2006 to common shareholders of record at the close of business on May 31, 2006.

A cash dividend of $0.3375 per share is payable on June 15, 2006 to shareholders of the Corporation's 5.40% Cumulative Redeemable Class A Preference Shares, Series 1 of record at the close of business on May 31, 2006.

A cash dividend of $0.290625 per share is payable on June 15, 2006 to shareholders of the Corporation's 4.65% Cumulative Redeemable Class A Preference Shares, Series 2 of record at the close of business on May 31, 2006.

A cash dividend of $0.27781 per share is payable on June 15, 2006 to shareholders of the Corporation's 3.90% Cumulative Redeemable Class A Preference Shares, Series 3 of record at the close of business on May 31, 2006. As the date of issue of these shares was March 3, 2006, this initial dividend represents the payment for the period March 3, 2006 to June 15, 2006.

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