Transcontinental Inc.

Transcontinental Inc.

March 29, 2005 16:30 ET

Transcontinental-Press Conference: 2005 Annual Shareholders' Meeting


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FOR: TRANSCONTINENTAL INC.

TSX SYMBOL: TCL.SV.A
TSX SYMBOL: TCL.MV.B

MARCH 29, 2005 - 16:30 ET

Transcontinental-Press Conference: 2005 Annual
Shareholders' Meeting

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - March 29, 2005) - To mark the annual
meeting of Transcontinental (TSX:TCL.SV.A)(TSX:TCL.MV.B) shareholders,
media representatives are invited to attend a press conference at which
Remi Marcoux, Executive Chairman of the Board of Transcontinental Inc.,
Luc Desjardins, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Daniel
Denault, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will comment on the
Corporation's performance in fiscal 2004 and the first quarter of 2005,
and answer questions from journalists.

Transcontinental, which has made two important acquisitions in the
United States in the past 15 months, will also use the meeting to report
on its expansion in the United States, a target market for the company's
growth in the coming years. Transcontinental will also announce a
strategic development in the U.S. market.

The press conference will be held at:



11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2005
Hotel Omni Mont-Royal
Salon des Saisons
1050 Sherbrooke St. West
Montreal


A reception attended by senior executives will follow.

Please note that the annual shareholders' meeting will start at 4:00
p.m. and a webcast on the Corporation's website
(www.transcontinental.com) will begin at about 4:15 p.m.

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