TransCanada Second Quarter 2009 Teleconference and Webcast Advisory

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 20, 2009) - TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) will hold a teleconference and webcast on Thursday, July 30, 2009 to discuss its 2009 second quarter financial results. 

Hal Kvisle, TransCanada president and chief executive officer and Greg Lohnes, executive vice-president and chief financial officer, along with other members of the TransCanada executive leadership team, will discuss the financial results and company developments, including its $21 billion capital program before opening the call to questions from analysts, members of the media and other interested parties.

Event:

TransCanada second quarter 2009 financial results teleconference and webcast

Date:

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Time:

2:30 p.m., mountain daylight time (MDT) / 4:30 p.m. eastern daylight time (EDT)

How:

To participate in the teleconference, please call (866) 225-6564 or (416) 641-6136 (Toronto area). Please dial in 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. No pass code is required. A live webcast of the teleconference will also be available on TransCanada's website (www.transcanada.com).

A replay of the teleconference will be available two hours after the conclusion of the call until midnight (EDT) August 6, 2009. Please call (800) 408-3053 or (416) 695-5800 (Toronto area) and enter pass code 7807228#. The webcast will be archived and available for replay on www.transcanada.com. more than 50 years' experience, TransCanada is a leader in the responsible development and reliable operation of North American energy infrastructure including natural gas pipelines, power generation, gas storage facilities, and projects related to oil pipelines. TransCanada's network of wholly owned pipelines extends more than 59,000 kilometres (36,500 miles), tapping into virtually all major gas supply basins in North America. TransCanada is one of the continent's largest providers of gas storage and related services with approximately 370 billion cubic feet of storage capacity. A growing independent power producer, TransCanada owns, or has interests in, over 10,900 megawatts of power generation in Canada and the United States. TransCanada's common shares trade on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under the symbol TRP.
 

With

TransCanada
Media Inquiries
Cecily Dobson/Terry Cunha
(403) 920-7859 or (800) 608-7859
or
Investor & Analyst Inquiries
David Moneta/Myles Dougan/Terry Hook
(403) 920-7911 or (800) 361-6522
Website: www.transcanada.com