Grande Portage Resources Ltd. Awaiting Metallurgical and Water Sample Reports



    Appoints New Vice-President, Exploration

    VANCOUVER, Nov. 20 /CNW/ - Grande Portage Resources Ltd. (TSX-V GPG)
("Grande Portage" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that it is in the
process of undertaking metallurgical testing for acid base accounting and
metals recoveries on select samples of drill core to follow-up the recently
announced geological resource at the Merry Widow open pit. Composite samples
from four drill holes are being prepared at ALS Chemex and will be processed
locally in North Vancouver, BC. The samples will test various styles of
mineralization including: higher gold and average copper grades in massive
sulphide, higher gold-silver-copper grades in sulphide-magnetite, low gold and
higher copper grades in sulphide-skarn, and high-grade gold-silver-copper in
massive sulphide. The Company anticipates receiving the test results by mid to
late December, 2007.
    Pursuant to the Company's recent water sampling program at the Merry
Widow open pit and underground, workings, Wardrop Engineering Ltd. confirm
that results from the samples obtained will be back from the laboratory within
a week.
    The Company is also pleased to announce that it has appointed Wesley
Raven P. Geo., as Vice-President, Exploration. Mr. Raven graduated from the
University of British Columbia in 1983 and brings to the Company nearly 25
years of exploration experience in Canada and abroad. Mr. Raven has worked for
both senior and junior mining companies and has extensive drill program
management from small preliminary testing to expansive programs for ore
reserve definition. Mr. Raven has experience in a variety of mineral deposit
types, including porphyry copper-gold, magmatic nickel-copper, epithermal and
mesothermal gold vein systems, volcanogenic massive sulphide deposits, skarn
deposits and carbonate-hosted base metals. Mr. Raven has managed exploration
programs for precious and base metals throughout Canada, USA, Mexico, Africa
(Ghana, Niger) and South America. Mr. Raven is well versed with the Company's
land holdings and exploration programs to date as prior to this appointment he
served the Company as a senior consulting geologist.

    About Grande Portage Resources Ltd.
    -----------------------------------
    Grande Portage Resources Ltd. is a mineral exploration and development
company focused on massive sulphide exploration in British Columbia. Grande
Portage is operated by experienced managers and professionals who have been
effective in discovery, mine development, and mining operations throughout
North and South America, Africa, Europe, and Central Asia. The Company is well
financed with no long term debt. More information is available online at
www.grandeportage.com

    ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    -----------------------------------
    Alistair MacLennan, Chairman

    Statements about the Company's future expectations and all other
statements in this press release other than historical facts are "forward
looking statements". Such forward-looking statements are based on numerous
assumptions, and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other
factors, including risks inherent in mineral exploration and development,
which may cause the actual results, performance, or achievements of the
Company to be materially different from any projected future results,
performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking
statements.

    THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE HAS NOT REVIEWED AND DOES NOT ACCEPT
    RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THE CONTENT OF THIS NEWS
    RELEASE





For further information:

For further information: Mr. Ian Klassen, Phone: (604) 290-5762, Email:
ian@grandeportage.com, Website: www.grandeportage.com

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