Enbridge Gas Distribution and Its Employees Raise $1 Million to Support the United Way 2008 Campaign
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 14, 2009) - Helping to build stronger communities, Enbridge Gas Distribution (TSX:ENB) (NYSE:ENB) and its employees raised $1 million towards the Ontario United Way 2008 Campaign.

The funds were raised last year through an employee-driven campaign that included employee pledges, special events and a corporate matching program. It also included a corporate sponsorship of the Enbridge CN Tower Stair Climb for United Way.

"Throughout our 160-year history, Enbridge Gas Distribution has always helped enhance the quality of life in the communities we serve, through the support of organizations like United Way," says Janet Holder, President, Enbridge Gas Distribution. "Since 1848, our motto has been 'for the good of the community,' a standard that I'm proud to say we still live by today."

Enbridge Gas Distribution also supports the Winter Warmth program, an initiative that helps families in need with their energy bills during the cold winter months. This program is delivered by a network of community agencies through United Way.

"United Way is proud to have such strong corporate support from Enbridge Gas Distribution and its employees," says Frances Lankin, President and CEO, United Way Toronto. "Their contributions over the years have helped improve the quality of life for many people and assists in strengthening our communities."

Enbridge Gas Distribution joins Enbridge's offices in Canada and the United States in collectively raising more than $2.8 million for United Way in 2008.

Enbridge Gas Distribution has a 160-year history and is Canada's largest natural gas distribution company. Enbridge Gas Distribution is owned by Enbridge Inc., a Canadian-based leader in energy transportation and distribution. Enbridge Gas Distribution and its affiliates distribute natural gas to about 1.9 million customers in Ontario, New York State, New Brunswick and southwestern Quebec.

For more information please contact:

Enbridge Gas Distribution
Lisa McCarney-Warus
Media Contact
(416) 495-5662
Email: lisa.mccarney@enbridge.com
Website: www.enbridgegas.com