Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.
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Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.

March 05, 2007 08:30 ET

Stockgroup Signs Agreement With CanWest, Canada's Largest Media Company

financialpost.com Integrates Best-of-Breed Financial Applications and Content for its Re-Launch

NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(CCNMatthews - March 5, 2007) - Stockgroup Information Systems Inc. (OTCBB:SWEB)(TSX VENTURE:SWB), a leading financial media company, and CanWest MediaWorks Inc., announced today an alliance resulting in the creation of a unique online financial resource for customers of the Financial Post, CanWest's leading business and financial news source.

Financial Post has upgraded its online presence at www.financialpost.com to provide a richer content experience with financial data and tools powered by Stockgroup. Positioned as a 7/24 guide providing consumers and businesses with daily financial, personal investing and business information, financialpost.com has partnered with Stockgroup to introduce:

- An improved Portfolio Manager that aggregates data from each stock and mutual fund in the portfolio and transforms it into valuable information for users to make investment decisions;

- Email Alerts triggered by user-defined criteria such as news, volume and price changes for stocks or mutual funds;

- Handy Calculators for basic savings, currency, investment, RESP and RRSP assessments;

- A comprehensive and customized platform for Mutual Funds, Markets, News, Futures, Key Numbers and Quotes and Charts.

"At financialpost.com, you'll find all the business news and analysis you've come to expect from Canada's oldest and most-respected business news source, the Financial Post," said Jonathan Harris, Executive Editor of the National Post. "Stockgroup takes our site to the next level by offering visitors reliable and in-depth financial applications and market data."

"Stockgroup's financial platform consists of innovative applications, dynamic content and collaborative technologies that are integrated into financialpost.com, empowering its visitors to make educated investment decisions," said Marcus New, President and CEO of Stockgroup. "This array of resources encourages visitors to return to financialpost.com frequently."

Financial Post is part of National Post, Canada's national newspaper. financialpost.com is part of canada.com, Canada's leading online news and information destination.

About CanWest MediaWorks Inc.

CanWest MediaWorks Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CanWest Global Communications Corp. (CanWest) (NYSE:CWG)(TSX:CGS)(TSX:CGS.A) www.canwestglobal.com). CanWest, an international media company, is Canada's largest media company. In addition to owning the Global Television network, CanWest is Canada's largest publisher of daily newspapers, and also owns, operates and/or holds substantial interests in conventional television, out-of-home advertising, specialty cable channels, Web sites and radio networks in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Turkey, the United States and the United Kingdom.

About Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.

Stockgroup™ is a financial media company focused on user-generated content and collaborative technologies. The Stockgroup platform for web-based portfolio management and financial content is licensed to top North American brokerage firms and media companies. The Stockgroup platform is also extended through StockHouse.com, a leading online financial portal owned and operated by Stockgroup. StockHouse.com is home to BullBoards™ message board - Canada's largest community of active investors. Recognized for its engaged audience, StockHouse.com provides a sought-after demographic for advertisers.

To find out more about Stockgroup (OTCBB: SWEB, TSX-V: SWB), visit our website at www.stockgroup.com.

This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21B of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Any statements that express or involve discussions with respect to predictions, expectations, beliefs, plans, projections, objectives, goals, assumptions or future events or performance are not statements of historical fact and may be "Forward-looking statements." Forward-looking statements are based on expectations, estimates and projections at the time the statements are made that involve a number of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those presently anticipated. Forward-looking statements in this action may be identified through the use of words such as "expects", "anticipates", "estimates", "believes", or statements indicating certain actions "may", "could", or "might" occur. This release should be read in conjunction with the audited consolidated financial statements and the accompanying notes thereto, and other parts of Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations included in our Report on Form 10-KSB filed on www.sec.gov for the year ended December 31, 2005, and other recent periodic reports which are on file with the SEC and available at the SEC website at www.sec.gov. Stockgroup is not obligated to update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this document.

The TSX Venture Exchange and the OTCBB have not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.

Contact Information

  • Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.
    Steve Gear
    Director of Capital Markets
    (604) 288-2861 or 1-800-650-1211
    Website: www.stockgroup.com