BCE Renews $1B MTN Programme

BCE Inc. completed the renewal of its $1 billion medium term note programme on March 15, 2002. The programme was established pursuant to a short-form base shelf prospectus dated February 14, 2002 and a prospectus supplement filed in all 10 provinces on March 1, 2002.

Ildo Ricciuto, assistant general counsel, compliance, BCE, provided legal advice to BCE, along with Jean Marc Huot and Benoît Dubord of Stikeman Elliott. Richard Shannon and Roderick Elliott of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP represented the dealers, BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., Casgrain & Company Limited, CIBC World Markets Inc., HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc., Merrill Lynch Canada Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Scotia Capital Inc. and TD Securities Inc.