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TRANSCANADA

November 01, 2005 06:05 ET

TransCanada Declares Quarterly Dividends

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 1, 2005) - As announced today in TransCanada's Third Quarter 2005 Report to Shareholders, the Board of Directors of TransCanada Corporation (TSX: TRP) (NYSE: TRP) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.305 per share on the company's outstanding common shares for the quarter ending December 31, 2005. It is payable on January 31, 2006 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 30, 2005.

Also announced today, the Board of Directors of TransCanada PipeLines Limited declared the following regular dividends on TransCanada PipeLines Limited's preferred shares:

- Dividend Number 29 was declared on the outstanding Cumulative Redeemable First Preferred Shares Series U in the amount of $0.70 per share for the period ending January 30, 2006. The dividend is payable on January 30, 2006, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 30, 2005.

- Dividend Number 28 was declared on the outstanding Cumulative Redeemable First Preferred Shares Series Y in the amount of $0.70 per share for the period ending February 1, 2006. The dividend is payable on February 1, 2006 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 30, 2005.

TransCanada is a leader in the responsible development and reliable operation of North American energy infrastructure. TransCanada's network of approximately 41,000 kilometres (25,600 miles) of pipeline transports the majority of Western Canada's natural gas production to key Canadian and U.S. markets. A growing independent power producer, TransCanada owns, or has interests in, approximately 6,000 megawatts of power generation in Canada and the United States. TransCanada's common shares trade on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under the symbol TRP.

Note: All financial figures are in Canadian dollars unless noted otherwise.

Contact Information

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    (403) 920-7859 or (800) 608-7859
    or
    Investor & Analyst Inquiries
    David Moneta
    (403) 920-7911
    Website: www.transcanada.com