Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Ausam Energy Corp - AZE

Dec 31, 2008

    VANCOUVER, Dec. 31 /CNW/ - The following issues have been halted by
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC):

    Issuer Name: Ausam Energy Corp
    TSX-V Ticker Symbol: AZE
    Time of Halt: 9:11 EDT
    Reason for Halt: Request of company pending news



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