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Alberta Employment and Immigration and CGI Sign Four-Year Agreement for Application Maintenance and Development Services

Edmonton, Alberta, September 14, 2010 -  

CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE: GIB) and Alberta Employment and Immigration (AEI) today announced the signing of a four-year, multi-million dollar agreement. Building on a previous eight-year contract, under this new agreement, CGI will provide maintenance support to 90 of AEI’s mainframe, client server and web-based applications, as well as the development of new applications to meet AEI’s diverse business needs.  

The Ministry of Employment and Immigration contributes to the long-term sustainability of the economy by ensuring Alberta has a skilled workforce, productive and safe workplaces, and by helping to improve the well-being of Albertans.

“Alberta Employment and Immigration provides vital services to Albertans and having reliable technology supporting these services needs to be a given,” said Doug McCuaig, President, CGI, Canada. “Building on our long-term partnership, we’re thrilled to have been selected to continue to support AEI moving forward.”

At CGI, we help government leaders serve as prudent, transparent and accountable administrators of scarce resources. Our partnerships result in agile, integrated, transparent and secure services that meet citizen and business expectations. We provide the planning, strategic thinking and support needed to optimize programs and back-office operations, responding to current and emerging priorities and delivering results while protecting service integrity and sensitive data. Our strong government expertise, flexible contractual models and array of government solutions and services enable innovative actions to achieve success in the face of unprecedented challenges.

About CGI
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firms in the world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately 31,000 professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from offices and centers of excellence in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific. CGI’s order backlog is approximately C$13.6 billion and its annualized revenue is approximately C$4.5 billion. CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB) and are included in both, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Index. Website:


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