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

January 26, 2005



IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT
R.S.O. 1990, c. S. 5, as amended


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WELLS FARGO FINANCIAL CANADA CORPORATION



TORONTO – The Commission signed an Order approving the Settlement Agreement between Staff and Wells Fargo Financial Canada Corporation.

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


OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
JOHN P. STEVENSON
SECRETARY

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