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October 29, 2014 12:00 ET

TransCanada to File Energy East Pipeline Project Application with National Energy Board of Canada

TORONTO, ONTARIO and QUÉBEC CITY, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 29, 2014) - TransCanada (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) plans to file its application for the proposed Energy East Pipeline Project with the National Energy Board of Canada on Thursday, October 30, 2014. A simultaneous news conference in Toronto and Québec City will take place tomorrow to provide an update on the project and discuss the application that is considered to be one of the most comprehensive regulatory documents in the company's history.

For media not in attendance, web and telephone conferencing will be available for the conferences with an opportunity for media to ask questions over the phone. Please see details below. The news conferences will be linked via video conferencing in both French and English languages. Speakers will be available directly afterward for follow up interviews.

Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m. (MST) 10:30 a.m. (EST)
Location 1: Toronto:
Metro Toronto Convention Centre - Room 203 A-D
255 Front Street West, Toronto
Russ Girling
President and Chief Executive Officer, TransCanada
Alex Pourbaix
Executive Vice-President and President of Development,
TransCanada
Location 2: Québec City:
Hilton Québec - Les Plaines Lounge
1100 Rene Levesque East, Québec City
Francois Poirier
President, Energy East Pipeline Project
John Van der Put
Vice-President, Québec and New Brunswick, Energy East Pipeline Project
Philippe Cannon
Director, Québec, Energy East Pipeline Project
Dial-In: To access the live English webcast (live audio and video) of the news conference visit: http://www.gowebcasting.com/5877
For questions, media can dial-in at: 416-695-7806 or 1-888-789-9572
Pass code: 6841062
To access the live French webcast (live audio and video) of the news conference visit: http://www.gowebcasting.com/5878
For questions, media can dial-in at: 416-695-7806 or 1-888-789-9572
Pass code: 9854058
Other: Audio-visual equipment is located on-site and a media feed will be available for those in attendance.
Media: Accredited media welcome. May be asked to show credentials.

ABOUT TRANSCANADA

With more than 60 years' experience, TransCanada is a leader in the responsible development and reliable operation of North American energy infrastructure including natural gas and liquids pipelines, power generation and gas storage facilities. TransCanada operates a network of natural gas pipelines that extends more than 68,500 kilometres (42,500 miles), tapping into virtually all major gas supply basins in North America. TransCanada is one of the continent's largest providers of gas storage and related services with more than 400 billion cubic feet of storage capacity. A growing independent power producer, TransCanada owns or has interests in over 11,800 megawatts of power generation in Canada and the United States. TransCanada is developing one of North America's largest liquids delivery systems. TransCanada's common shares trade on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under the symbol TRP. Visit TransCanada.com and our blog to learn more, or follow us on social media and 3BL Media.

FORWARD LOOKING INFORMATION

This publication contains certain information that is forward-looking and is subject to important risks and uncertainties (such statements are usually accompanied by words such as "anticipate", "expect", "believe", "may", "will", "should", "estimate", "intend" or other similar words). Forward-looking statements in this document are intended to provide TransCanada security holders and potential investors with information regarding TransCanada and its subsidiaries, including management's assessment of TransCanada's and its subsidiaries' future plans and financial outlook. All forward-looking statements reflect TransCanada's beliefs and assumptions based on information available at the time the statements were made and as such are not guarantees of future performance. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on this forward-looking information, which is given as of the date it is expressed in this news release, and not to use future-oriented information or financial outlooks for anything other than their intended purpose. TransCanada undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information except as required by law. For additional information on the assumptions made, and the risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ from the anticipated results, refer to the Quarterly Report to Shareholders dated July 31, 2014 and 2013 Annual Report filed under TransCanada's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov.

Contact Information

  • TransCanada Media Enquiries:
    Shawn Howard/Mark Cooper/Philippe Cannon (Montreal)
    403.920.7859 or 800.608.7859

    TransCanada Investor & Analyst Enquiries:
    David Moneta/Lee Evans
    403.920.7911 or 800.361.6522