Media Advisory - The Royal Canadian Mint to unveil world's purest, largest and highest denomination gold coin to promote new line of one-ounce 99.999% pure gold bullion coins

    OTTAWA, April 30 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to the
unveiling of two exciting new products being introduced to the international
gold bullion market by the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM): the world's first
100-kg, 99999 pure gold bullion coin with a $1 million face value, as well as
a 99999 pure one-ounce Gold Maple Leaf bullion coin.
    Media will also be invited to a behind-the-scenes tour of the RCM's
production and refining facilities in Ottawa, following the official

    What:     Official unveiling of the RCM's 100-kilo and one-ounce 99999
              pure gold bullion coins.

              Interviews and photo opportunities will be available.

    When:     Thursday, May 3, 2007
              9:45 am arrival
              10:00 am unveil

    Who:      The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Transport,
              Infrastructure and Communities and Minister responsible for the
              Royal Canadian Mint

              Mr. Ian E. Bennett, President and CEO of the Royal Canadian

    Where:    Royal Canadian Mint
              320 Sussex Drive
              Ottawa, Ontario
              K1A 0G8

    Note:     The RCM's production facility is a high security environment.
              As such, guests are asked to arrive as metal-free as possible.
              Also, although security footwear is available at the RCM,
              guests who have access to steel toe capped safety footwear are
              encouraged to wear them.

For further information:

For further information: Alex Reeves, Manager, Communications, (613)
949-5777, (613) 991-5342, Cell: (613) 884-6370,

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