THE CANADIAN DEPOSITORY FOR SECURITIES LIMITED ("CDS")
TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO CDS RULES
CDSX PROCEDURES AND USER GUIDE
RELATING TO OPTIONS AND
NOTICE OF COMMISSION APPROVAL
Amendments filed by CDS relating to changes to the CDSX Procedures and User Guide which will make it more convenient for Participants to withdraw confirmed option selections and also provide information relating to the payment of entitlements on northbound cross-border movements are technical/housekeeping in nature. Pursuant to the Rule Protocol between the Ontario Securities Commission and CDS dated July 12, 2005, these amendments will come into effect on November 7, 2005. The description of the amendments is contained in Chapter 13 of this Ontario Securities Commission Bulletin.