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Stuart Olson awarded $169 million contract to complete Bow Valley College Phase 2 Expansion

EDMONTON, Oct. 8 /CNW/ - The Churchill Corporation (TSX: CUQ) announced
today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Stuart Olson Constructors has been
awarded a contract from the Government of Alberta to increase post-secondary
access and capacity in the Calgary region.
Stuart Olson will be acting as construction manager overseeing the
addition of 3,500 spaces for the Phase 2 development of Bow Valley College.
The old Calgary Remand Centre located across from 3rd Street and 6th Avenue
S.E., the site of the current College (Phase 1), will be the site of 3 levels
of underground parking and 7 floors of academic classrooms and labs,
encompassing 25,000 square metres. Demolition is underway and the construction
start for the parkade is scheduled for later this year. This significant
expansion will enable Bow Valley College to deliver significant programs in
Healthcare, English as a Second Language, Business and Academic Preparation to
further learning in Southern Alberta.

About The Churchill Corporation:

The Churchill Corporation provides building construction, industrial
construction and maintenance services throughout Western Canada. Churchill
common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "CUQ".


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For further information: Andrew Apedoe, Vice President Investor Relations & Secretary, The Churchill Corporation, (780) 454-3667, Email:, Website: