OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 13, 2016) - Media Advisory - TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada), four major unions and the association representing Canadian pipeline contractors and construction trade workers invite members of the media to attend a press conference to witness the signing of a significant Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) related to TransCanada's $15.7 billion Energy East Pipeline Project. The MOU means employment for thousands of Canadian workers to build the 4,500-kilometre pipeline.

Date: Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. (EST)
Location: LiUNA Local 527 Training & Education Centre
6 Corvus Court
Ottawa, ON K2E 7Z4
T: 613-723-2141 / F: 613-723-6142
Speakers: Joe Mancinelli, International Vice-President, LiUNA
Russ Girling, President and CEO, TransCanada
Lyall Nash, Chair, CPAC
John Soini, President, Energy East Pipeline Project
Also Attending: Neil Lane, Executive Director, PLCAC
John Telford, International Vice-President, UA
Lionel Railton, Canadian Director, IUOE
Gary Kitchen, National Representative, Teamsters Canada

Russ Girling, John Soini, union leaders and the PLCAC are available to speak with reporters following the event.

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Tim Duboyce
1 514 982 8403 or 1 800 608 7859