Air Canada Appoints Georgeson Shareholder Communications Canada As Agent For Annual & Special Meetin

Georgeson Shareholder Communications Canada
(GSCC) announces that it has been engaged by Air Canada to act as Information
Agent and Proxy Solicitation Agent for the upcoming Annual & Special Meeting
of Air Canada Shareholders to be held on May 16, 2000, in Ottawa.


GEORGESON SHAREHOLDER COMMUNICATIONS CANADA (GSCC) is the leading
provider of Proxy Solicitation and other shareholder response services in
Canada. GSCC has a proven track record over the past 17 years of providing
service to more than 500 corporations. GSCC is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Georgeson Shareholder Communications, Inc., a global organization that has
offices in Toronto, New York, London and Rome.

GEORGESON SHAREHOLDER COMMUNICATIONS CANADA
  1-800-890-1037


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