12/13/06 - TDG has once again been recognized as a member of the Canada’s Best
                        Managed Companies distinguished group – the Platinum Club.

 12/11/06 - When Mark Dufresne agreed to leave a successful career and come home
                        to manage the small, family-owned business, he had some plans for the
                        future but none that envisioned the creation of a $100-million-a-year venture.                         Under his stewardship, however, that is what The Dufresne Group is today

 11/20/06 - Ashley Furniture HomeStore in Regina is pleased to announce its new
                        24,000 square foot showroom located on Quance Street E.

 12/14/05 - Best Managed Program honours Dufresne Furniture & Appliances with
                        Canada’s highest accolade for business performance.

 10/08/05 - Dufresne, does it again. Dufresne unveils new retail concept with Re-Grand
                        Opening of  the Ellice store in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

 08/18/05 - Ashley Furniture HomeStore in Calgary is pleased to announce its New
                        Store and is excited to unveil its new 27,000 square foot showroom
                        located on Heritage Gate SE.

 07/07/05 - Canada's Premier Business Award Announces Prairie Finalists. The 12th
                        annual Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® awards move into full
                        swing with the naming of  regional finalists.

 06/24/05 - Ashley Furniture HomeStore in Winnipeg is pleased to announce its
                        New Store and is excited to unveil its new 30,000 square foot showroom
                        located on St. James Street.

 06/01/05 - Dufresne wins the 2005 Canadian Home Furnishings Retailer of the
                        Year Award!

 03/04/05 - At Dufresne, it's all about the customer.

 01/04/04 - 50 Best Program recognizes Dufresne for fifth consecutive year.

 10/01/03 - Grand Opening more like a homecoming for Dufresne.
                     -  Dufresne Furniture celebrates opening of new Kenora store.
                     -  New Design will be used in Kenora first.

 06/01/03 - Dufresne unveils new retail concept.

 12/01/02 - Dufresne Furniture & Appliances receives Canada's 50 Best Managed
                        Companies award.

 11/01/01 - North West Co. Alliance.

 09/15/00 - Entrepreneur of the Year

 09/13/00 - Entrepreneur of the Year

 04/01/00 - The Bottom Line

 01/01/00 - 50 Best Award

 12/01/99 - 50 Best Award