Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Abitibibowater Inc. - ABH

Dec 22, 2008


    TORONTO, Dec. 22 /CNW/ - The following issues have been halted by
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC):Issuer Name: Abitibibowater Inc.
    TSX Ticker Symbol: ABH
    Time of Halt: 10:37 AM ET
    Reason for Halt: Pending News

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