Jewett-Cameron Announces the Appointment of a New Director



    NORTH PLAINS, Ore., Feb. 4 /CNW/ -- Jewett-Cameron Trading Company Ltd.
(Nasdaq:   JCTCF; TSX: JCT) today announced the election of Ralph Lodewick as a
new director at its annual meeting of shareholders that was held in Vancouver,
British Columbia on Friday, February 1, 2008.  Mr. Lodewick replaces Richard
Cheong, whose term as a director expired at the conclusion of the
shareholders' meeting.
    In the proxy material that was sent to shareholders Dennis Miller had
been nominated to replace Mr. Cheong as a director.  However, Mr. Miller
informed the company prior to the meeting that a conflict had arisen, and he
would not be able to serve in the position of director.
    Mr. Lodewick has an extensive business and governance background covering
over 40 years.  Employers have included Tektronix and Kelly Services, and he
has owned businesses involved in art and music.  Also, he has served on the
board of directors of City Arts, the Mt. Hood Festival of Jazz, the Jazz
Society of Oregon, and the Multnomah Arts Center Association.  Additionally,
he was board president of the Jazz Society of Oregon and the Multnomah Arts
Center Association.
    
    About Jewett-Cameron Trading Company Ltd.
    
    Jewett-Cameron Trading Company is a holding company that operates through
subsidiary companies as follows.  Jewett-Cameron Lumber Corporation's business
consists of warehouse distribution and direct sales of wood products and
specialty metal products to home centers and other retailers.  Greenwood
Products is a processor and distributor of industrial wood and other specialty
building products principally to customers in the marine and transportation
industries.  MSI-PRO is an importer and distributor of pneumatic air tools,
industrial clamps, and the Avenger Products line of sawblades and other
products.  Jewett-Cameron Seed Company is a processor and distributor of
agricultural seeds.  The area of most significant growth within Jewett-Cameron
is the manufacture and distribution of specialty metal products like dog
kennels, gate support systems, and perimeter fencing.
    Contact: Don Boone, President & CEO, (503) 647-0110




For further information:

For further information: Don Boone, President & CEO of Jewett-Cameron 
Trading Company Ltd., +1-503-647-0110 Web Site: http://www.jewettcameron.com

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