Franco-Nevada to Report Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Hold Conference Call



    
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    TORONTO, Oct. 8 /CNW/ - Franco-Nevada Corporation (TSX:FNV) is scheduled
to release its Third Quarter 2008 financial results on the morning of Tuesday,
November 11, 2008. Management will host a conference call that afternoon at
2:00pm ET to review the results.

    Analysts and interested investors are invited to participate as follows:

    
    -   Conference Call: Local: 416-644-3414; Toll-Free: 800-733-7560;
        Conference call title: Franco-Nevada Corporation Q3 '08 Financial
        Results

    -   Conference Call Replay: A recording of the conference call will be
        available until November 18, 2008 at the following numbers:

        Local: 416-640-1917; Toll-Free: 877-289-8525; Pass code: 21285825
        followed by the number sign.

    -   Webcast: A live webcast of the conference call will be accessible on
        Franco-Nevada's website at www.franco-nevada.com

    -   Slides: A presentation to accompany the conference call will be made
        available on the Company's website prior to the call
    

    Franco-Nevada is also scheduled to present at the RBC Capital Markets
Gold Mining Conference in London on November 13, 2008. Slides presented at the
conference will be made available on the Company's website prior to the
presentation.

    Corporate Summary

    Franco-Nevada Corporation (TSX: FNV) is a resource royalty and investment
company. The Corporation owns a diversified portfolio of precious and base
metal royalties, oil and gas royalties and other interests. The portfolio
includes assets in production, under development or in the exploration phase
mostly located in geopolitically secure countries.





For further information:

For further information: Please visit the Company website
www.franco-nevada.com, or please contact: Jason O'Connell, Investor Relations,
(416) 306-6310


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