Standard & Poor's will make the following
changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian indices.
The shareholders of Anvil Mining Ltd. have accepted the
$8-cash-per-share offer from Minmetals Resources Ltd. Anvil
Mining will be removed from the S&P/TSX SmallCap and Equity SmallCap,
the S&P/TSX Global Mining and Global Base Metals, and the S&P/TSX Equal
Weight Global Base Metals indices, effective after the close of
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012.
Company additions to and deletions from an S&P equity index do not in
any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company.