Novawest files action against Stockgroup Media Inc. and poster "4Seer"



    VANCOUVER, Dec. 6 /CNW/ - Novawest Resources Inc. (TSXV - "NVE";
Frankfurt - "NWN"), announces that the Company has filed a Writ of Summons in
the Supreme Court of British Columbia naming as Defendants Stockgroup Media
Inc. ("Stockgroup") and an anonymous John Doe posting under the name 4Seer.
The Defendant, Stockgroup, carries on business as the operator of a number of
Internet Websites, the Stockgroup Network of Sites, under the domain names,
which include Stockhouse.ca and Stockhouse.com. John Doe, who has identified
him or herself as 4Seer, is a registered "member" of Stockhouse.ca. On or
about December 4, 2007, Stockhouse.ca falsely and maliciously published and/or
posted or caused to be published and/or posted numerous defamatory messages
written by John Doe, also known as 4Seer, of and concerning the Plaintiff
'Novawest Resources Inc."
    By reason of these publications, the Plaintiff has been seriously injured
in character, credit and reputation. The Plaintiff claims against the
Defendants; the following: 1) a mandatory injunction to immediately remove the
messages posted by the Defendants until the trial of this action or until
further Order of the Court; 2) An injunction restraining the Defendant,
Stockgroup, from publishing or posting any further messages written by the
individual known as 4Seer, regarding the Plaintiff, until the trial of this
action or further Order of the Court; 3) a mandatory injunction compelling the
Defendant, Stockgroup, to disclose forthwith to the Plaintiffs the name and
address of the individual known as 4Seer, as well as any additional pseudonyms
used by this individual of which Stockgroup is aware; 4) General damages; 5)
Special damages; 6) Aggravated damages; 7) Punitive damages; 8) Costs of this
action; and 9) such further and other relief as the Court may deem just.
    Statements transmitted and published over Stockhouse.ca about particular
companies are accessible by millions of individuals including potential
investors and the extent of the damage could be considerable. The allegations
in the statement of claim have not yet been addressed or proven before the
courts, and no statement of defence has yet been filed.

    ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF NOVAWEST RE

SOURCES INC. "Patrick D. O'Brien" -------------------------------- Patrick D. O'Brien - Chairman S.E.C.Exemption12(g)3-2(b) File No. 82-3822, Standard & Poors Listed, Dun & Bradstreet Listed THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE HAS NOT REVIEWED AND DOES NOT ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE. THIS NEWS RELEASE SHALL NOT CONSTITUITE AN OFFER TO SELL OR THE SOLICITATION OF AN OFFER TO BUY SECURITIES IN ANY JURISDICTION. "SAFE HARBOR" STATEMENT UNDER THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995: THIS NEWS RELEASE CONTAINS FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS THAT ARE NOT HISTORICAL FACTS AND ARE SUBJECT TO RISKS AND UNCERTAINTIES WHICH COULD CAUSE ACTUAL RESULTS TO DIFFER MATERIALLY FROM THOSE SET FORTH IN OR IMPLIED HEREIN

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For further information: Suite 1600, The Bower Building, 543 Granville
Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6C 1X8, Tel: (604) 683-8990,
Toll-Free: 1-800-663-8990, Fax: (604) 683-8903, www.novawest.com,
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