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Canadian Convertible Debenture Fund Press Release

TORONTO, January 20, 2010 - Canadian Convertible Debenture Fund (TSX: CDF.UN) announces a distribution of $0.0625 per Unit for the month ending January 31, 2010. The distribution will be paid on or before February 12, 2010 to unitholders of record on January 29, 2010.

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