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Sentry Select Capital Corp. files preliminary prospectus for Oil Sands and Energy Mega-Projects Trust
2006-02-27

TORONTO: Sentry Select Capital Corp. is pleased to announce that a preliminary prospectus for Oil Sands and Energy Mega-Projects Trust (the “Trust”) has been filed with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada.

The offering The Trust will invest in an actively managed portfolio of securities (the “Portfolio”) of issuers that are involved in the Canadian energy mega-projects, primarily in the oil sands sector, the northern gas projects, enhanced oil recovery projects and liquified natural gas facilities, including those whose businesses are directly or indirectly related to these projects including, without limitation, in the businesses of oil and gas production, service, pipelines and infrastructure, construction and real estate.

Investment objectives The Trust’s investment objectives are to:(i) provide unitholders with long-term capital appreciation, and (ii) provide unitholders with monthly cash distributions.

Sentry Select Capital Corp. Established in 1997, Sentry Select Capital Corp. provides investment, administrative and marketing services to 22 exchange-listed closed-end funds, 16 of which have exposure to the income trust sector, 11 mutual funds, eight principal-protected notes and four flow-through limited partnerships. Sentry Select is one of the largest Canadian investment managers in the income trust sector. As of January 31, 2006, the firm had approximately $8.5 billion in gross assets under management.

Agents A syndicate of agents is being co-led by CIBC World Markets Inc. and RBC Dominion Securities Inc., and includes BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., TD Securities Inc., Canaccord Capital Corporation, HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc., Raymond James Ltd., Berkshire Securities Inc., Blackmont Capital Inc., Desjardins Securities Inc., Dundee Securities Corporation, Wellington West Capital Inc., IPC Securities Corporation and Research Capital Corporation.

More information Investor Services (broker/investor inquiries),Brian McOstrich (media inquiries) or Katherine Pawling (Corporate Secretary)Tel: 1-888-246-6656 Fax: 416-364-1330 info@sentryselect.com www.sentryselect.com


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