CU Inc. Eligible Dividends

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 20, 2009) - The Board of Directors of CU Inc. has declared the following quarterly dividends:

TSX Stock Dividend Record Date Payment Date
Shares Symbol Per Share ($) (2009) (2009)

Series 1 4.60% CIU.PR.A 0.28750 07-May 01-Jun
Series 2 6.70% CIU.PR.B 0.30288 07-May 01-Jun

These dividends are eligible dividends for Canadian income tax purposes.

CU Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Canadian Utilities Limited, part of the ATCO Group of Companies. CU Inc. is an Alberta-based corporation with assets of approximately $5.4 billion and more than 4,000 employees and is comprised of two main business divisions: Utilities (natural gas and electricity transmission and distribution) and Power Generation. More information about CU Inc. can be found on the Canadian Utilities Limited website at

Forward-Looking Information:

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CU Inc. K.M. (Karen) Watson Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer (403) 292-7502 Website: