Press Release

Special Dividend, Quarterly Dividends Declared
(For Release 4 p.m. EDT, January 6, 2004)

Toronto, January 6, 2004: Mulvihill Premium Canadian Bank (the "Fund") has declared its quarterly dividends of $0.222464 on each of its Preferred Shares and $0.20 on each of its Class A shares, payable January 30, 2004 to shareholders of record as of January 15, 2004. In addition, the Fund has declared a special dividend on each of its Class A shares of $0.10 payable on the same date for a total dividend of $0.30 to Class A shareholders. The amount of the dividend may be subject to minor adjustment.

Mulvihill Premium Canadian Bank is a mutual fund corporation which invests in the common shares of Bank of Montreal, The Bank of Nova Scotia, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Royal Bank of Canada, and The Toronto-Dominion Bank. To generate additional returns above the dividend income earned on the Portfolio, the Fund may from time to time, write covered call options in respect of all or part of the common shares in the Portfolio. In addition, the Fund may write cash covered put options in respect of securities in which the Fund is permitted to invest.

The Fund's investment portfolio is managed by its investment manager, Mulvihill Capital Management Inc. The Fund's Preferred and Class A shares are listed on The Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols PIC.PR.A and PIC.A.

Distribution Details:

Dividend per Preferred Share: $ 0.222464
Regular Dividend per Class A Share:   $ 0.20
Special Dividend per Class A Share: $ 0.10
Payable Date: January 30, 2004
Record Date: January 15, 2004
Ex-Dividend Date: January 13, 2004

For further information please contact:
John Mulvihill, President & CEO
David Middleton, CFO
Mulvihill Structured Products

Mulvihill Premium Canadian Bank Fund
121 King Street West, Suite 2600
Toronto, Ontario M5H 3T9
(416) 681-3966   (800) 725-7172