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August 24, 2005 10:00 ET

The Parliamentary Secretary to Canada's Minister of Finance Keynotes the 2005 Canadian Pensions Investment Summit

TORONTO--(CCNMatthews - Aug 24, 2005) -

The highly anticipated marcus evans Canadian Pensions Investment Summit (CPI) will run from October 23-25, 2005, and will be staged at the prestigious Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto. The Summit focuses on conventional and alternative methods that can be employed to combat the pension deficit crisis and maximize returns, while ensuring effective and compliant corporate governance. This Summit will keep the attending delegates up-to-date with current issues facing the Canadian pensions industry, while allowing top solution providers the opportunity to meet with senior decision-makers during one-to-one business meeting sessions.

The Honorable John McKay, Parliamentary Secretary to Canada's Minister of Finance, will deliver the Keynote Presentation at The CPI Summit 2005. In addition, key speakers include Jeremy Siegel, Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, who is the author of "Stocks for the Long Run" and "The Future for Investors: Why the Tried and True Triumph Over the Old and New." He will address the Keynote Presentation on "As Baby Boomers Retire." Jan Straatman, Chief Investment Officer, Capital Market for ABP Investments, will share his insight on "Rounding the Bend -- Traditional Approaches to Alternative Investment Implementation." Other distinguished presenters include Michael Butera, Director, External Portfolios and Pension Funds for Canada Post; Fred Buenrostro, CEO of CalPers; and Jack M. Mintz, President and CEO of C.D. Howe Institute, who is the author of "Most Favored Nation: A Framework for Smart Economic Policy."

Additional speakers include:

-- Ralph E.W. Loader, CEO, Brockhouse Cooper

-- Steve Foerster, Professor, Finance, Director, MBA Program, Richard Ivey School of Business

-- Rudy Dabideen, Former Managing Director, Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology Pension Plan (CAAT)

-- Bill Rentz, Associate Professor of Finance, University of Ottawa

-- Chris Koski, Manager, Private Equity, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

-- Professor Raymond M. Kan, Associate Professor of Finance, University of Toronto

-- Hugh O'Reilly, Head, Pension and Investment Practice, Cavalluzzo Hayes Shilton McIntyre & Cornish

-- Murray Gold, Department Head, Pensions, Koskie Minski

-- Matt Verrilli, CFA, SVP, Client Services, C.P.M.S., Computerized Portfolio Management Services, Inc.

-- David Long, Portfolio Manager, Derivatives, Hospitals of Ontario Pension Plan

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