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Industrial Alliance Publishes its Annual Report and Mails the Information Circular for its Annual Meeting - 2009 | iA Financial Group

Quebec City,

News Release

Today, Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. will begin mailing its 2008 Annual Report and Information Circular inviting shareholders and participating policyholders to attend the Company’s next annual general meeting, which will be held on Wednesday, May 6, 2009, at 2:00 p.m., at the Company’s Head Office, at 1080 Grande Allée West, in Quebec City.

The theme of Industrial Alliance’s 2008 Annual Report is ON SOLID FINANCIAL GROUND. In addition to the message from the Chairman of the Board and the President and Chief Executive Officer’s Report, the 2008 Annual Report contains the management’s discussion and analysis and the consolidated financial statements. The Information Circular contains information about the Company’s annual general meeting.

The Annual Report and Information Circular are available in the Investor Relations/Financial Reports section of the Company’s website at These documents can also be obtained on the Canadian Securities Administrators’ website at Anyone who would like to obtain a printed copy of the Annual Report and Information Circular should contact Industrial Alliance’s Investor Relations Department by phone, at 418 684-5000, extension 5282, or by email, at

About Industrial Alliance
Founded in 1892, Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. is a life and health insurance company that offers a wide range of life and health insurance products, savings and retirement plans, RRSPs, mutual and segregated funds, securities, auto and home insurance, mortgage loans and other financial products and services. The fourth largest life and health insurance company in Canada, Industrial Alliance is at the head of a large financial group, which has operations across Canada, as well as in the Western United States. Industrial Alliance contributes to the financial wellbeing of over 3 million Canadians, employs more than 3,300 people and manages and administers over $49 billion in assets. Industrial Alliance stock is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol IAG. Industrial Alliance is among the 100 largest public companies in Canada.

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Jacques Carrière
Vice-President, Investor Relations
Office: 418 684-5275