Montreal, March 11, 2008 – Transcontinental Inc. today announced the acquisition of ThinData Inc., Canada’s leading permission-based email marketing services firm. This partnering of industry leaders will shape the next evolution of marketing – bringing the best of print and direct marketing together with the power and speed of electronic marketing.

ThinData’s offering fits perfectly with Transcontinental’s value-added services growth strategy which includes expanding its premedia, database management, direct marketing and analytics and e-marketing capabilities to deliver unique solutions to its clients and its media properties.

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