Canadian Utilities Limited Eligible Dividends


CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 8, 2010) - The Board of Directors of Canadian Utilities Limited has declared the following quarterly dividends:

  Shares TSX Stock Dividend Record Date Payment Date
  Symbol Per Share ($) (2010) (2010)
Class A Non-Voting CU 0.3775 10-May 01-Jun
Class B Common CU.X 0.3775 10-May 01-Jun
Series W 5.80% CU.PR.A 0.3625 10-May 01-Jun
Series X 6.00% CU.PR.B 0.3750 10-May 01-Jun

These dividends are eligible dividends within the meaning of the Income Tax Act (Canada).

Alberta-based Canadian Utilities Limited, an ATCO company, with more than 5,700 employees and assets of approximately $9.1 billion, delivers service excellence and innovative business solutions worldwide with leading companies engaged in Utilities (pipelines, natural gas and electricity transmission and distribution), Energy (power generation, natural gas gathering, processing, storage and liquids extraction) and Technologies (business systems solutions). More information can be found at

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Canadian Utilities Limited
B.R. (Brian) Bale
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
(403) 292-7502