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New President Named at TransForce Subsidiary Canpar

Montreal, August 3, 2006 — TransForce Income Fund (TSX: TIF.UN), the leader in the Canadian
transportation and logistics industry, today announced the appointment of John P. Emsley as
President of its parcel delivery division, Canpar Transport L.P.


The appointment of Mr. Emsley is effective August 3rd, 2006. He has been with Canpar for 21 years,
rising through the ranks of the organization to his most recent position as the company’s Vice
President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Emsley is an experienced senior executive with a strong
track record in maximizing competitiveness, increasing productivity, and improving financial controls.


“We believe that John Emsley is the right person to lead Canpar into the future and we are very
pleased to have found new leadership within the management team at Canpar,” said Alain Bédard,
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of TransForce Income Fund. “John’s management
experience and history with Canpar will ensure a seamless transition for Canpar customers and employees.”


 

About Canpar Transport L.P

Canpar and its team of more than 1,600 employees provides dependable ground service across
Canada, overnight regional delivery and two-day national delivery to all other points with a money
back guarantee through its select service, and makes deliveries by ground to all 48 contiguous
United States. These services are offered through a network of 54 hubs and terminals, and a range
of technological systems and solutions. Canpar has a consistent on-time delivery rating in excess of
99%. In June, with a $22 million investment in new technology from TransForce, Canpar opened a
new state-of-the-art distribution hub in Toronto, its highest volume centre.