Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

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TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Feb 5, 2013) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (CGI.TO)(CGI-PB.TO)(CGI-PC.TO)(CGI.L) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at January 31, 2013 was $22.56, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 3.2% and 7.0%, respectively. These compare with the 2.3% and 5.0% returns of the benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index on a total return basis for the same periods.

The closing price for CGI''s common shares at January 31, 2013 was $16.00, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of 1.6% and 2.1%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI''s investment portfolio at market as of January 31, 2013 were as follows:

Financials   21.6 %
Energy   21.1 %
Materials   20.1 %
Industrials   9.9 %
Consumer Discretionary   9.6 %
Health Care   4.5 %
Information Technology   4.5 %
Telecommunication Services   3.9 %
Utilities   3.1 %
Cash & Cash Equivalents   1.3 %
Consumer Staples   0.7 %

The top ten investments which comprised 33.6% of the investment portfolio at market as of January 31, 2013 were as follows:

Catamaran Corporation   4.5 %
Franco-Nevada Corporation   3.9 %
Enbridge Inc.   3.8 %
Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation   3.7 %
Brookfield Canada Office Properties   3.7 %
Dollarama Inc.   3.6 %
Bank of Montreal   2.8 %
Rogers Communications Inc.   2.7 %
Royal Bank of Canada   2.5 %
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited   2.4 %
Contact:
Canadian General Investments, Limited
Jonathan A. Morgan
President and CEO
(416) 366-2931
(416) 366-2729
cgifund@mmainvestments.com
www.mmainvestments.com

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