Noront Resources announces Change Of Venue for upcoming Annual and Special
Meeting of Shareholders on October 15, 2009

    
    Symbol:              NOT:TSX-V
    Shares Outstanding:  163,631,957
    Fully Diluted:       173,461,957
    

TORONTO, Oct. 8 /CNW/ - Noront Resources Ltd. ("Noront" or the "Company") (TSX Venture: NOT) Noront Resources Ltd. announces that due to larger than expected attendance at its upcoming Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders to be held on October 15, 2009, it will be changing the meeting venue in order to accommodate all shareholders.

The meeting has been moved from the Exchange Tower (TSX Gallery) at 130 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario to the Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario, in the Ballroom located on the Convention Floor, at 4:00 pm (Toronto time).

The Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders will be Audio-cast and the presentation will be webcast and available on the company's website at www.norontresources.com as well as on the following URL link: http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=169024&s=1&k=D5F3EE58914F1D7E52C75A2A102C5961

To access the Audio broadcast of the Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders via telephone please dial the following numbers:

    
    North America                  1-416-644-3426
    North America Toll Free        1-800-731-5319
    Germany                        49-69-5899-90706
    Germany Toll Free              0800-101-1958
    United Kingdom                 44-20-7190-1596
    United Kingdom Toll Free       0800-358-5263
    France                         33-1-5569-5751
    France Toll Free               0800-945-104

    Conference ID:                 4163968

    To replay to the audio portion following the meeting please dial the
    following numbers:

    Local:                         416-640-1917
    Toll Free:                     1-877-289-8525

    Access Code:                   4163968 followed by the pound sign
    

About Noront:

Noront Resources Ltd. is focused on its significant and multiple, high-grade nickel-copper-platinum-palladium, chromite and vanadium discoveries in an area known as the "Ring of Fire", an emerging multi-metals district located in the James Bay Lowlands of Ontario, Canada. Noront is the dominant land holder at the Ring of Fire and continues to delineate and prove up its discoveries with NI 43-101 technical and economic reports and an aggressive and well financed drill plan for the remainder of 2009 and 2010. All material information on Noront can be found on the Company's website at www.norontresources.com or at SEDAR at www.sedar.com

    
                                                  Wesley (Wes) Hanson
                                  President & Chief Financial Officer
    

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation, including predictions, projections and forecasts. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements that address activities, events or developments that the Company expects or anticipates will or may occur in the future, including such things as future business strategy, competitive strengths, goals, expansion, growth of the Company's businesses, operations, plans and with respect to exploration results, the timing and success of exploration activities generally, permitting time lines, government regulation of exploration and mining operations, environmental risks, title disputes or claims, limitations on insurance coverage, timing and possible outcome of any pending litigation and timing and results of future resource estimates or future economic studies.

Often, but not always, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as "plans", "planning", "planned", "expects" or "looking forward", "does not expect", "continues", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "potential", "anticipates", "does not anticipate", or "belief", or describes a "goal", or variation of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will" be taken, occur or be achieved.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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SOURCE NORONT RESOURCES LTD.

For further information: For further information: please contact Joanne Jobin, Vice President Corporate Communications at (416) 367-1444 ext 126, or visit Noront's website at: http://www.norontresources.com

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