TransForce Income Fund Acquires Alberta’s Rebel Transport Ltd.
MONTREAL, October 4, 2005 – TransForce Income Fund (TSX: TIF.UN), the leader in the
Canadian transportation and logistics industry announced today that it has acquired Rebel Transport
Ltd. of Edmonton, Alberta.
Rebel Transport is a specialized trucking company that services the upstream oil and gas industry in
western Canada as well as related construction activities. The Company’s fleet moves a variety of
heavy oilfield related equipment and supplies to off-highway job sites and its customer base
includes the largest oil and gas companies in Canada. General Manager Ron Lystang will continue to
lead the Rebel management team following the acquisition and will report to Darshan S. Kailly,
President and CEO of TransForce operating subsidiary Canadian Freightways. Rebel Transport
generates revenue of approximately $13 million annually.
“The acquisition of Rebel Transport will enable TransForce unitholders to benefit from our increased
participation, through our operating subsidiary Canadian Freightways, in the growing oil and gas
exploration business,” said Alain Bédard, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive
Officer of TransForce Income Fund.