Amisk announces the deferral of its annual general meeting and the formation of a special committee consisting of independent directors

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    SAGUENAY, QC, April 20 /CNW Telbec/ - Because Pan-O-Lac, the majority
shareholder of Amisk, has filed an offer to acquire a significant part of the
assets of the Company, the Board of Directors deems it opportune to defer the
annual general meeting to allow implementing the applicable regulation for
this situation.
    Consequently, the board of directors decided to defer the shareholder
annual general meeting from the set date of Tuesday, April 24, 2007 to
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 and new notices were sent to the rule-making
authorities today.
    However, Amisk sent all the documents pertaining to holding the annual
general meeting within the required time limit, according to Canadian National
Policy Statement C-41.
    Following the formal filing of the offer by Pan-O-Lac ltée on April 20,
2007, the Board of Directors set up a special committee consisting of Mrs.
Colette Gauthier, Mr. Vital Tremblay and Mr. Bernard Charette who have been
assigned to study and analyze the offer and to make a recommendation to the
Board of Directors.
    Amisk intends to make its recommendation regarding the offer known within
the legal time limit, on or before August 31, 2007, by means of a circular
that will be sent to all the shareholders and by a detailed press release that
will be issued jointly with the sending of the circular. This recommendation
will allow the shareholders to make an informed decision at the annual and
special general meeting planned in September, during which the subject will be

    The TSX Venture does not assume any responsibility regarding the
    pertinence or exactness or the present press release.

For further information:

For further information: Jean-Robert Larouche, President, (418) 546-1156
Extension 223, Cellular phone: (418) 540-4243

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