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2010 Boardwalk REIT Press Release

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TSX SYMBOL:  BEI.UN
				 
Febuary 22, 2010

Brendan Wood International Announces Annual Corporate TopGun Designations in Canada - 2,500 Global Institutional Investors Rate "Best of the Best"

Brendan Wood International Announces Annual Corporate TopGun Designations in CanadaDOWNLOAD a PDF copy (Printer Friendly PDF File)

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 22, 2010) - Worldwide intelligence-based advisory firm Brendan Wood International (BWI)
today announced its shareholders' choice list of Canadian TopGun Companies, CEOs, CFOs and Boards of Directors.
A total of 26 companies received TopGun shareholder confidence designations, selected from 250 Canadian companies evaluated.
In the large-cap categories, Agnico-Eagle Mines, Canadian National Railway, Canadian Natural Resources, Enbridge, EnCana,
RioCan Real Estate and Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan received a sweep of all 4 designations. Recipients of the prestigious
award reflect BWI's year-round discussions with investors worldwide defining their shareholder confidence criteria and
identifying corporations that best meet investors' stringent tests. 

The TopGun designation is awarded by the Brendan Wood Worldwide Panel of Shareholders, consisting of 2,500 professional
investors who in fact manage trillions of dollars in equity capital. Continuous investigative debriefings with shareholders
throughout the world are performed on an ongoing basis. The results are based upon the ratings of investors throughout 2009.
Through its "Shareholder Confidence Index," Brendan Wood International monitors the confidence level of investors and their
advisors in companies and senior management of the world's largest and most transactionally active companies.
Below is the list of Canadian TopGun recipients: 

TopGun Companies - Shareholder Confidence 
Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited 
Barrick Gold Corporation 
Brookfield Properties 
Canadian National Railway 
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. 
Crescent Point Energy Trust 
Enbridge Inc. 
EnCana Corporation 
Goldcorp Inc. 
Kinross Gold Corporation 
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. 
Research In Motion 
RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust 
Rogers Communications 
Royal Bank of Canada 
Shaw Communications 
Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation 
Suncor Energy 
Toronto-Dominion Bank 
TransCanada Corporation

TopGun CEOs     
Company					CEO   
Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited			Sean Boyd   
Brookfield Properties			Richard B. Clark   
Canadian National Railway			E. Hunter Harrison*   
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.		Steve W. Laut   
Enbridge Inc. 				Patrick D. Daniel   
EnCana Corporation 			Randall K. Eresman   
Kinross Gold Corporation			Tye W. Burt   
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. 	William J. Doyle   
Research In Motion 			Michael Lazaridis/James L. Balsillie   
RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust 		Edward Sonshine, QC   
Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation		Juergen Schreiber   
Toronto-Dominion Bank 			W. Edmund Clark

*E. Hunter Harrison has since retired from the position of CEO 

TopGun CFOs   
Company					CFO 
Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited   		David Garofalo   
Brookfield Properties   			Bryan K. Davis   
Canadian National Railway   		Claude Mongeau*   
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.   		Douglas A. Proll   
Enbridge Inc.   				J. Richard Bird   
EnCana Corporation   			Brian Ferguson**   
Kinross Gold Corporation   			Thomas M. Boehlert   
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.   	Wayne R. Brownlee   
RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust   	Raghunath Davloor

*Claude Mongeau has since risen to the position of CEO

**Brian Ferguson has since risen to the position of CEO at Cenovus Energy

TopGun Boards of Directors 
Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited  
Canadian National Railway  
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.  
Crescent Point Energy Trust  
Enbridge Inc.  
EnCana Corporation  
Goldcorp Inc.  
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.  
RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust  
Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation

The Index ranks CEOs and CFOs based on the quality of management,
including the positioning and strategy for the corporation; the
depth of the management team and execution capability; and the
accountability and clear communication with investors focused on
the strategy and development of the business. The quality of the
Board of Directors is measured based on whether they remain independent,
consistently look out for the interests of shareholders and the extent
to which they can influence the strategy and development of the business.

Additionally, 6 companies were nominated as TopGun Rising Star companies.
A Rising Star company is a small/mid-cap company who is considered by
investors to have superb management, strong positioning and an excellent
growth profile. The TopGun Rising Star companies are:

TopGun Companies - Rising Stars 
Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust  
Bonavista Energy Trust  
Dollarama Inc.  
Eldorado Gold Corporation  
Red Bank Mining Inc.  
Silver Wheaton Corporation

BWI's Chairman Brendan Wood described the recipients as "the best of
the best in Canada." He commented, "In a year when shareholders lacked
confidence in the capital markets, these companies and their management
teams stand out as having been elected by shareholders for outstanding
professionalism and integrity. It's a testament to say that shareholders
have the utmost confidence in your company during a time where confidence
is difficult to come by." TopGun award winners will be recognized at Brendan
Wood International's upcoming TopGun Ball, in support of Lazarus Charities,
on March 4th and again at the TopGun Worldwide Classic Conference, scheduled
for later this year in Palm Beach, Florida.

Brendan Wood International

Founded in 1970, Brendan Wood International is a worldwide intelligence firm
that draws on a unique global intelligence network to identify TopGun performance
in the global capital markets. The Shareholder Confidence Index is based on
intelligence from this network and is one of Brendan Wood International's
suite of proprietary products available to investors and corporations
that are focused on TopGun performances.

Experience, independence, a global network and proprietary data uniquely
prepare Brendan Wood International to offer a wide range of services
to the capital markets, including:

-- Worldwide investigations of TopGun performance in the capital markets 
-- Assisting corporations to select TopGun banking groups to represent them in capital markets transactions 
-- Career Management and Agency Placement of TopGun executives, bankers and capital markets professionals 
-- Directly assisting corporations to achieve the highest levels of Shareholder Confidence 
-- Directly assisting investment banks to optimize their worldwide share of TopGun banking relationships 

Brendan Wood International's website: www.brendanwood.com

For further information please contact:
Boardwalk REIT

Sam Kolias, CEO, (403) 531-9255;
Roberto Geremia, President, (403) 531-9255;
William Wong, CFO, (403) 531-9255


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