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Churchill Announces Organizational Changes at Laird Electric

EDMONTON, July 23 /CNW/ - The Churchill Corporation (TSX: CUQ) announced
today that Mr. Blair Bannerholt, President of Laird Electric Inc., a
wholly-owned subsidiary of the Corporation has resigned from the company
effective July 31, 2008. Churchill would like to thank Blair for his
contributions, dedication and service over the past several years as Laird
diversified its customer base and substantially increased its volume.

Mr. David LeMay, Vice-President Operations of Laird, will assume
increased responsibilities for the ongoing leadership of the organization. Mr.
LeMay's experience includes broad managerial, process and technical skills
gained from over 20 years of experience in the construction industry.

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".


Certain statements in this Press Release may constitute "forward-looking
statements". Forward-looking statements include, without limitation,
statements regarding the future financial position, business strategy,
budgets, litigation, projected costs, capital expenditures, financial results,
taxes, plans and objectives of the Corporation. Many of these statements can
be identified by looking for words such as "believes," "expects," "may,"
"will," "intends," "anticipates," "estimates," "continues," or the negative
thereof, or other variations thereon. Although management of Churchill
believes its expectations regarding future performance of the Corporation are
based on reasonable assumptions and currently available competitive, financial
and economic data, market conditions and operating plans, it can give no
assurance its expectations will be achieved. The Corporation cautions that, by
their nature, forward-looking statements, involve risks, and uncertainties and
that its actual actions, and/or results could differ materially from those
expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements, and that the
aforementioned risks, uncertainties and actions could affect the extent to
which a particular projection materializes. The Corporation assumes no
obligation to update the forward-looking statements should circumstances or
the Corporation's management's estimates or opinions change.

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