Market Regulation Services Inc.

Market Regulation Services Inc.

February 25, 2005 11:21 ET

Front page story in today's National Post/FP is false


NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY CCNMatthews

FOR: MARKET REGULATION SERVICES INC.

FEBRUARY 25, 2005 - 11:21 ET

Front page story in today's National Post/FP is false

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 25, 2005) - Bill Moriarty, Chair
of the Board of Directors of Market Regulation Services Inc. (RS),
announces that there are no merger talks between RS and the Investment
Dealers Association of Canada (IDA). The headline story in the February
25 edition of the National Post/FP is false.

About Market Regulation Services Inc. (RS)

RS is the independent regulation services provider for Canadian equity
marketplaces, including the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange, Canadian Trading
and Quotation System, Bloomberg Tradebook Canada Company and Liquidnet
Canada Inc. RS is recognized by the securities commissions of Ontario,
British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba and the "Autorite des marches
financiers" in Quebec to regulate the trading of securities on these
marketplaces by participant firms and their trading and sales staff. RS
helps protect investors and ensure market integrity by ensuring all
equities transactions are executed properly, fairly and in compliance
with trading rules.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Market Regulation Services Inc. (RS)
    Doug Maybee
    Director of Communications & Public Affairs
    416-646-7253
    doug.maybee@rs.ca
    www.rs.ca