Hollinger Inc.

Hollinger Inc.

March 28, 2005 21:51 ET

Hollinger Inc. Cancellation Of Special Meeting Of Shareholders


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FOR: HOLLINGER INC.

TSX SYMBOL: HLG.C
TSX SYMBOL: HLG.PR.B

MARCH 28, 2005 - 21:51 ET

Hollinger Inc. Cancellation Of Special Meeting Of
Shareholders

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 28, 2005) - Hollinger Inc.
("Hollinger") (TSX:HLG.C)(TSX:HLG.PR.B) announced today that, in light
of the decision of the Ontario Securities Commission released earlier
today, Hollinger's Board of Directors has determined to cancel the
special meeting of Hollinger's shareholders scheduled for Thursday,
March 31, 2005.

Company Background

Hollinger's principal asset is its interest in Hollinger International
Inc. which is a newspaper publisher, the assets of which include the
Chicago Sun-Times, a large number of community newspapers in the Chicago
area and a portfolio of news media investments. Hollinger also owns a
portfolio of revenue-producing and other commercial real estate in
Canada, including its head office building located at 10 Toronto Street,
Toronto, Ontario.

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