Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Great-West Lifeco Inc. - all issues - GWO - all issues

Dec 9, 2008


    TORONTO, Dec. 9 /CNW/ - The following issues have been halted by
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC):

    Issuer Name: Great-West Lifeco Inc. - all issues
    TSX Ticker Symbol: GWO - all issues
    Time of Halt: 16:44 ET
    Reason for Halt: Dissemination of News




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