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CU Inc. Announces Redemption of Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares Series 2

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/29/14 -- CU Inc. announced today that it will redeem on June 1, 2014 all of its outstanding Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares Series 2 at a price of $25.00 per share. The $160 million aggregate cost of redemption will be funded from cash.


                                                                    Dividend
                                        Shares       TSX Stock     Per Share
Series                   Rate      Outstanding          Symbol           ($)
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Series 2                 6.70%       6,400,000        CIU.PR.B       0.41875

CU Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Canadian Utilities Limited, part of the ATCO Group of Companies. An Alberta-based corporation with more than 5,300 employees and assets of approximately $12 billion, CU Inc. is comprised of rate regulated utility operations in pipelines, natural gas and electricity transmission and distribution. More information about CU Inc. can be found on the Canadian Utilities Limited website at www.canadianutilities.com.

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The Corporation's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of regulatory decisions, competitive factors in the industries in which the Corporation operates, prevailing economic conditions, and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of the Corporation.

The forward-looking statements contained in this news release represent the Corporation's expectations as of the date hereof, and are subject to change after such date. The Corporation disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable securities regulations.

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CU Inc.
B.R. (Brian) Bale
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
(403) 292-7502

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