THOMSON RESEARCH SELECTS TO MARKET IE MARKET RESEARCH (IEMR) CONTENT

New York - 3 March 2008

Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation (TSX: TOC, NYSE: TOC) and a leading provider of information, news and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community, today announced an agreement with IE Market Research Corp. (IEMR), the Canadian-based provider of market intelligence services, to market IEMR’s content through the Thomson Research Select Collection in Thomson ONE Investment Banker.

Thomson has begun broadcasting IE Market Research proprietary wireless telecom company and industry reports to the Thomson Research Collection, as part of a revenue sharing arrangement with IEMR. Researchers seeking information have the ability to view abstracts and tables of contents from research publications provided by IEMR to the Research Select website, and purchase the material directly and securely.

“The addition of IEMR’s Mobile Forecast, Industry Outlook, and Competitor Insight Reports to the Thomson Research Select collection offers a peerless view of global telecom research with access to in-depth, timely analysis and forecast on companies, industries, products and markets across the globe,” said James Bode, Senior Vice President, Global Contributor Relations, Thomson Financial. “IEMR’s reports rank at the top and are an excellent fit within the Research Select premium selection of delayed research reports,” said Bode.

“Teaming up with Thomson Financial and Thomson Research Select is a gratifying arrangement for us,” according to Nizar Assanie, Vice President Research IEMR. “Thomson Research Select is known for its collection of premium research and IEMR’s telecom mobile forecasts and industry reports are considered the best by those who require the best. It’s a perfect match,” said Assanie.

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