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    • Media advisory - AbitibiBowater to present at CIBC World Markets 12th Annual Whistler Institutional Investor Conference
          ABH (NYSE, TSX)
          MONTREAL, Feb. 12 /CNW Telbec/ - AbitibiBowater Inc. Senior Vice
      President and Chief Financial Officer William G. Harvey will present at the
      CIBC World Markets 12th Annual Whistler Institutional Investor Conference in
      Whistler, British Columbia on Thursday, February 19, 2009, at 1:30 p.m.
          The presentation will be webcast live on AbitibiBowater's web site.
      Interested parties are invited to listen by using the link provided under
      "Webcasts & Presentations" on the Investors page of A
      copy of the presentation, as well as the audio portion, will be archived on
      the web site.
          AbitibiBowater produces a wide range of newsprint, commercial printing
      papers, market pulp and wood products. It is the eighth largest publicly
      traded pulp and paper manufacturer in the world. AbitibiBowater owns or
      operates 25 pulp and paper facilities and 30 wood products facilities located
      in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and South Korea. Marketing
      its products in more than 90 countries, AbitibiBowater is also among the
      world's largest recyclers of old newspapers and magazines, and has third-party
      certified 100% of its managed woodlands to sustainable forest management
      standards. AbitibiBowater's shares trade under the stock symbol ABH on both
      the New York Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange.
      For further information:
      For further information: Investors: Duane Owens, Vice President,
      Finance, (864) 282-9488