Proceedings

Notice from the
Office of the Secretary

Ontario

Ontario Securities
Commission


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Box 55, Suite 1900
Toronto, ON M5H 3S8
Commission des valeurs mobilières de l'Ontario

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 18, 2006


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

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IN THE MATTER OF
ANDREW STUART NETHERWOOD RANKIN

TORONTOAt the request of the respondent, Andrew Rankin, and with the consent of Staff of the Commission, the Commission issued an order today adjourning its proceeding against Andrew Rankin sine die, pending the outcome of appeals filed with the Superior Court of Justice in relation to the convictions and sentence of Andrew Rankin by the Ontario Court of Justice.

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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