CPI Crown Properties International Corporation

CPI Crown Properties International Corporation

June 22, 2005 12:19 ET

CPI Crown Properties International Corporation Wishes to Announce the Appointment of Mr. David Rooney to the Board of Directors

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - June 22, 2005) - CPI Crown Properties International Corporation (TSX VENTURE:CWN): Effective April 12, 2005, Mr. David Rooney accepted the position as a director of the Board of Directors of CPI.

Mr. Rooney is a graduate of Gonzaga University, Spokane with a degree in business administration and a major in marketing. After graduation, Mr. Rooney spent 10 years in wholesale distribution and importing of major appliances from U.S. manufacturers with McDonald Supply Ltd. Mr. Rooney was Operations Manager for the Prairie Region with four distribution centers.

In 1985, after leaving the wholesale business Mr. Rooney joined the financial service industry with Manulife Financial. During that time Mr. Rooney was the Brokerage Manager and the Manager of Producer Development.

In 1992, Mr. Rooney left Manulife Financial to join Renfrew Insurance Brokers, Canada's largest independent insurance broker, where he has been for the past 21 years as an independent insurance and risk management consultant.

Mr. Rooney has been President of the Canadian Association of Insurance Financial Advisors (CAIFA), President of Renfrew Life Insurance Brokers Inc. and has been a director of numerous not-for profit boards.

CPI CROWN PROPERTIES INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION IS A TIER 1 company whose common shares are listed for trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol of CWN. There are currently 10,404,305 shares issued, 8,109,039 are outstanding and 2,295,266 are held in escrow.

The TSX Venture Exchange Inc. does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or the accuracy of this news release. The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the contents of this press release.

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