All Capital Shares and Preferred Shares were redeemed on May 29, 2009.
Preferred Shares were redeemed at $30.50 per share.
The amount of any capital gains dividend received by a holder of Preferred or Capital Shares will be considered to be a capital gain of the holder in the taxation year in which the capital gains dividend is received.
Return of capital payments to a holder of Preferred Shares will not be subject to tax but will reduce the adjusted cost base of the Preferred Shares to the holder.
The Company qualifies as a "mutual fund corporation" and a
"financial intermediary corporation" as defined in the Income Tax Act
(Canada). As a result thereof and after deduction of expenses in
computing its income, the Company does not anticipate that it will be
subject to any material net non-refundable tax liability.