Proceedings

Notice from the
Office of the Secretary

Ontario

Ontario Securities
Commission


20 Queen St. W.
Box 55, Suite 1900
Toronto, ON M5H 3S8
Commission des valeurs mobilières de l'Ontario

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 3, 2005



IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT
R.S.O. 1990, C. S.5, AS AMENDED

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JOSEPH EDWARD ALLEN, ABEL DA SILVA,
CHATERAM RAMDHANI, AND SYED KABIR

TORONTOThe Hearing on the merits in this matter will be held on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 through to Friday, May 27, 2005 , commencing each day at 10:00 a.m. at the offices of the Commission.

A copy of the Order is available at www.osc.gov.on.ca

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
JOHN P. STEVENSON
SECRETARY

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