Agnico-Eagle provides notice of release of third quarter 2008 results and conference call

    Stock Symbols: AEM (NYSE and TSX)

    TORONTO, Oct. 1 /CNW/ - Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited today announced that
it will release its third quarter 2008 results on Wednesday, October 29, 2008,
after normal trading hours.
    The Company's senior management will host a conference call on Thursday,
October 30, 2008 at 11:00AM (E.S.T.) to discuss financial results and provide
an update of the Company's exploration and development activities.

    Via Webcast:
    A live audio webcast of the meeting will be available on the Company's
website homepage at

    Via Telephone:
    For those preferring to listen by telephone, please dial 416 644 3414 or
Toll-free 800 733 7571. To ensure your participation, please call
approximately five minutes prior to the scheduled start of the call.

    Replay archive:
    Please dial the 416-640-1917 or Toll-free access number 877-289-8525,
passcode 21259722 followed by the number sign.
    The conference call will be replayed from Thursday, October 30, 2008 at
1:30 PM (E.S.T.) to Thursday, November 6, 2008 11:59 PM (E.S.T.).
    The webcast along with presentation slides will be archived for 180 days
on the website.

    About Agnico-Eagle

    Agnico-Eagle is a long established Canadian gold producer with operations
located in Quebec and exploration and development activities in Canada,
Finland, Mexico and the United States. Agnico-Eagle's LaRonde Mine is Canada's
largest gold deposit in terms of reserves. The Company has full exposure to
higher gold prices consistent with its policy of no forward gold sales. It has
paid a cash dividend for 26 consecutive years.

For further information:

For further information: David Smith, Vice-President, Investor
Relations, (416) 947-1212

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