Alliance Forest Products Inc. Postpones its Annual Meeting of the Shareholders

Apr 03, 2001, 01:00 ET from Alliance Forest Products Inc.

    MONTREAL, April 3 /PRNewswire/ - Alliance Forest Products Inc. announced
 today the postponement of the annual meeting of its shareholders initially
 scheduled for April 18, 2001, until a later date.  Alliance intends to combine
 its annual meeting with a special meeting of shareholders to approve the
 previously announced plan of arrangement with Bowater Incorporated.
     The corporation indicated that it would announce the new date for the
 annual and special meeting when required proxy solicitation information is
 available for distribution to Alliance's shareholders.
     Alliance Forest Products Inc. is an integrated company specializing in
 timber harvesting and forest management, as well as in the production and sale
 of pulp, newsprint, uncoated groundwood papers, lumber and related products.
 The Corporation has operations in Canada and the United States.
 
     The common shares of Alliance Forest Products Inc. are listed on the
 Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ALP and on the New York Stock Exchange
 under the symbol PFA.
 
 

SOURCE Alliance Forest Products Inc.
    MONTREAL, April 3 /PRNewswire/ - Alliance Forest Products Inc. announced
 today the postponement of the annual meeting of its shareholders initially
 scheduled for April 18, 2001, until a later date.  Alliance intends to combine
 its annual meeting with a special meeting of shareholders to approve the
 previously announced plan of arrangement with Bowater Incorporated.
     The corporation indicated that it would announce the new date for the
 annual and special meeting when required proxy solicitation information is
 available for distribution to Alliance's shareholders.
     Alliance Forest Products Inc. is an integrated company specializing in
 timber harvesting and forest management, as well as in the production and sale
 of pulp, newsprint, uncoated groundwood papers, lumber and related products.
 The Corporation has operations in Canada and the United States.
 
     The common shares of Alliance Forest Products Inc. are listed on the
 Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ALP and on the New York Stock Exchange
 under the symbol PFA.
 
 SOURCE Alliance Forest Products Inc.