COGECO Inc.
TSX : CGO

COGECO Inc.

December 22, 2005 11:01 ET

Cogeco: Normal course issuer bid

MONTREAL, Dec. 22 - COGECO Inc. announces that the Toronto
Stock Exchange has accepted its notice of intention for a normal course issuer
bid in respect of its Subordinate Voting Shares. Purchases pursuant to the
notice will not commence prior to December 28, 2005 and will not continue
beyond December 27, 2006.

The notice will enable COGECO to acquire up to 250,000 Subordinate Voting
Shares for cancellation representing 1.71% of the 14,600,104 outstanding
shares of such class as at December 21, 2005.

All purchases will be made through the facilities and in accordance with
the requirements of the Toronto Stock Exchange.

COGECO considers that the purchase of Subordinate Voting Shares to be
acquired constitutes an economically worthwhile use of its funds both for
itself and its shareholders.

No Subordinate Voting Shares were purchased by COGECO

Contact Information

  • Marie Carrier,
    Director, Corporate
    Communications,
    COGECO INC.,
    (514) 874-2600;

    Source: Pierre Gagné,
    Vice-President, Finance
    and Chief Financial Officer,
    COGECO INC.,
    (514) 874-2600