Media Advisory - Scotia Capital's Materials Conference to be Broadcast on Web

    TORONTO, May 28 /CNW/ - Scotia Capital is hosting its annual Spring
Growth Conference on Tuesday, May 29 and Wednesday, May 30, 2007 in Toronto.
This two-day event (Mining - Day 1/ Forest & Chemicals - Day 2) provides
investors with the opportunity to meet with many of Canada's leading Materials
companies. Audio portions of the presentations will be broadcast live on the
web beginning at 9:00 a.m.Scheduled presenters(*) and times are:

    Tuesday, May 29:

    9:00 a.m.    Fording Canadian Coal Trust
                 Boyd Payne, President

    9:40 a.m.    Teck Cominco Limited
                 Ron Vance, Senior Vice President (SVP) Corporate Development

    10:30 a.m.   Inmet Mining Corporation
                 Jochen Tilk, President & Chief Operating Officer (COO)

    11:10 a.m.   Denison Mines Corp.
                 E. Peter Farmer, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    12:30 p.m.   Lundin Mining Corporation
                 Colin Benner, Vice-Chairman

    1:10 p.m.    Tenke Mining Corp.
                 Paul Conibear, President

    1:50 p.m.    First Quantum Minerals Ltd.
                 Geoff Chater, Manager, Corporate Relations

    Wednesday, May 30:

    9:00 a.m.    Canexus Income Fund
                 Gary Kubera, Director, President & CEO

    9:30 a.m.    Methanex Corporation
                 Ian Cameron, SVP Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

    10:00 a.m.   Agrium Inc.
                 Richard Gearheard, SVP Agrium & President, Retail

    10:40 a.m.   NOVA Chemicals
                 Jeffrey Lipton, President & CEO

    11:10 a.m.   Cascades Inc.
                 Alain Lemaire, President & CEO and Christian Dube,
                 Vice-President (VP) & CFO

    1:00 p.m.    Abitibi-Consolidated Inc.
                 Pierre Rougeau, SVP Corporate Development & CFO

    1:30 p.m.    Domtar Corp.
                 Daniel Buron, SVP & CFO

    Presentations will run approximately 30-40 minutes.
    Listeners may access the conference live via a web audio link at The conference will be archived on Scotia Capital's
website for three months.

    (*) Agenda is subject to change. See for most
        current schedule.Since 1998, Scotia Capital's Industry Conferences have been ranked No.1
in Canada by independent surveys. Scotia Capital represents the global
corporate and investment banking and capital markets platform of the
Scotiabank Group, one of North America's premier financial institutions. The
Scotiabank Group has combined assets of $396 billion (as at January 31, 2007)
and over 57,000 employees worldwide, including affiliates. It is also Canada's
most international bank, serving customers in some 50 countries around the
world. For more information, visit or

For further information:
For further information: Paula Cufre, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416)