Liquor Stores Income Fund
TSX : LIQ.UN

Liquor Stores Income Fund

October 17, 2005 12:35 ET

Liquor Stores Income Fund Announces October Cash Distribution

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 17, 2005) - Liquor Stores
Income Fund (the "Fund") (TSX:LIQ.UN) announced today a cash
distribution of $0.08958 per trust unit for the month of October,
2005. The distribution will be paid on November 15, 2005 to holders of
record of trust units on October 31, 2005.

The Fund's policy is to pay cash distributions on or about the 15th of
each month to unitholders of record on the last business day of the
preceding month.

About Liquor Stores Income Fund

The Fund is a publicly traded Canadian Income Fund that participates
in the retail liquor industry in Alberta and British Columbia through
its 59.70% interest in Liquor Stores Limited Partnership ("Liquor
Stores LP"). Liquor Stores Income Fund is Canada's only publicly
traded entity with interests exclusively in the retailing of liquor
products.

The Fund is the largest liquor retailer in Alberta by number of
stores. The Fund currently operates 69 stores, 5 of which are located
in British Columbia.

The Fund's Units trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol
LIQ.UN.

Additional information about Liquor Stores Income Fund is available at
www.sedar.com and the Fund's website at www.liquorstoresincomefund.ca.

Contact Information

  • Liquor Stores GP Inc.
    Irv Kipnes
    Chief Executive Officer
    (780) 944-9994 ext. 6
    or
    Liquor Stores GP Inc.
    Tom Orysiuk
    Chief Financial Officer
    (780) 917-4179
    Website: www.liquorstoresincomefund.ca