MICROTEC ENTERPRISES INC.

MICROTEC ENTERPRISES INC.

March 11, 2005 17:10 ET

Extension of the Initial Order Obtained by Microtec Pursuant to the CCAA


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FOR: MICROTEC ENTERPRISES INC.

TSX SYMBOL: EMI

MARCH 11, 2005 - 17:10 ET

Extension of the Initial Order Obtained by Microtec
Pursuant to the CCAA

ST-AUGUSTIN, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - March 11, 2005) - On March 11, 2005,
Microtec Enterprises inc. (TSX:EMI) and its affiliates obtained from the
Superior Court an extension to March 18, 2005 of the Initial Order
rendered on November 11, 2004 pursuant to the Companies' Creditors
Arrangement Act.

This extension allows the company to pursue the required steps in order
to complete the transactions envisaged by the agreement entered into
with Securex Investments Ltd. and Securex Master Limited Partnership,
announced on December 8th, 2004.

The company is confident to complete an arrangement to the advantage of
all stakeholders as soon as possible.

Solidly established in Canada, Microtec Enterprises Inc. provides a wide
range of security and home automation services that ensure the
protection and well-being of its residential and commercial customers.
The Company is building on its strong position in the industry by
developing new products and services, expanding its subscriber base, and
creating strategic alliances.

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