Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - CanWest Global Communications - CGS; CGS.A

Jan 8, 2010

VANCOUVER, Jan. 8 /CNW/ - The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC):

Issuer Name: CanWest Global Communications
    TSX-V Ticker Symbol: CGS; CGS.A
    Time of Halt: 10:20 am EST
    Reason for Halt: Company request pending news

For further information: contact - IIROC Inquiries (416) 646-7299 - * Please note that IIROC is not able to provide any additional information regarding a specific trading halt. Information is limited to general enquiries only.