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May 18, 2006 09:00 ET

CNQ Approves Dundee Securities Corporation as a New CNQ Dealer

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 18, 2006) - CNQ, Canada's New Stock Exchange, announced today that Dundee Securities Corporation has joined the exchange as a participating dealer.

Dundee Securities Corporation is a full service investment dealer engaged in wealth management & financial advisory services, retail brokerage, institutional sales & trading, equity research and investment banking. Dundee Securities Corporation is a member of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada and CIPF.

Dundee Securities Corporation's head office is located at 20 Queen St W Suite 400 in Toronto, Ontario. Additional information about Dundee Securities Corporation may be found at www.dundeewealth.com or by telephone 416-350-3489.

Dundee's trading number is 027.



CNQ's participating dealers now include:

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Blackmont Capital Inc. Leede Financial Markets Incorporated
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BMO Nesbitt Burns MacDougall, MacDougall & MacTier Inc.
Incorporated
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Byron Securities Limited National Bank Financial
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Canaccord Capital Corporation Northern Securities Incorporated
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Desjardin Securities Octagon Capital Corporation
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Dundee Securities Corporation Pacific International Securities
Incorporated
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e3m Investments Incorporated Penson Financial Services Canada Inc.
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Global Securities Corporation Research Capital Corporation
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GMP Securities LP Scotia Capital Incorporated
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Haywood Securities Incorporated TD Securities Incorporated
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Integral Wealth Securities Union Securities Limited
Limited
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Jones, Gable & Company Limited Wolverton Securities Limited
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Laurentian Bank Securities W.D. Latimer Co. Limited
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Additional Investment Dealers Association of Canada members participate through correspondent arrangements with CNQ Dealers.

CNQ commenced operations in July 2003 and became recognized by the Ontario Securities Commission as a stock exchange in May 2004, the first new stock exchange in Canada in over 70 years. CNQ's innovative market addresses the needs of emerging companies and their investors by providing a transparent, electronic trading system with full protection of client priority. There are over 50 companies listed, 26 investment dealers with direct access to the market and additional dealers participating indirectly. Most recently, CNQ announced its intention to launch Pure Trading, an alternative market to trade securities listed on other Canadian exchanges. Information about the Pure Trading marketplace may be found at www.puretrading.ca.

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