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First Asset CanBanc Split Corp.: Press Release

TORONTO, March 20, 2009 - First Asset CanBanc Split Corp. (TSX: CBU.PR.A) (the "Fund") announces a quarterly distribution of $0.1625 per Preferred Share for the quarter ending March 31, 2009. The distribution will be paid on or before April 15, 2009 to Preferred Shareholders of record on March 31, 2009.

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