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Montréal – The publication of this news release constitutes the method of service authorized by the Bureau de décision et de révision (the "Bureau") of a notice of hearing (pdf - 781 KB)This link will open in a new window related to the matter of Carrefour in respect of Robert Savoie, 9179-5252 Québec inc. and Air Bermuda inc.

Further to the hearing held on May 21, 2010, at which the respondents Richard Tremblay, Claude Valade, Respondent Claude Valade should not be confused with Claude Valade of Primerica Financial Services Ltd. and PFSL Investments Canada Ltd. in Blainville, holder of certificate no. 162 214, who is not affected by this decision. René Viau, Fonds de placement Nor-West, Michel Larocque and Mario Dumais withdrew their application to cancel the freeze order on insufficient grounds, the Bureau set a date on a request for a hearing from the respondents.

The hearing for this request is scheduled for Tuesday,  22, 2010 starting at 9:30 a.m., in the Paul-Fortugno room located at 500 René-Lévesque Boulevard West, no. 16.40, in Montréal, Québec.

At the request of the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), the Bureau issued a freeze order related to the matter of Carrefour on December 7, 2009. The order has been extended and applies to the following companies and individuals: Normand Bouchard, Respondent Normand Bouchard should not be confused with Normand Bouchard of Bouchard, Gratton, Beaudoin et Associés inc. and Desjardins Financial Security Investments Inc. in Brossard, holder of certificate no. 104 223, or Normen Bouchard of Services financiers Normen Bouchard inc. in Québec City, holder of certificate no. 104 225, who are not affected by this decision. Mario Dumais, Luis Gonzales, Tri Minh Huynh, Michel Larocque, Mario Paquin, Respondent Mario Paquin should not be confused with Mario Paquin of Aon Parizeau inc. in Sherbrooke, holder of certificate no. 125 829, who is not affected by this decision. Gérald Parkin, Gia Tuong Quan, Thinh Tuong Quan (also known as Jacky Quan), Robert Savoie, Bartelomeo Torino, Richard Tremblay, Claude Valade, René Viau, Claude Adam, Serge Belval, Aquamondial inc., 9179-5252 Québec inc., 9137-1534 Québec inc., 9201-7144 Québec inc., operating under the name Bio-Quan Life Sciences, 9175-9704 Québec inc., operating under the name Investissement Max, Air Bermuda inc. and Fonds de placement Nor-West.

The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) is the regulatory and oversight body for Québec's financial sector.

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