EarthFirst Enters Into Agreement to Sell The Windrise Power Project


    CALGARY, May 15 /CNW/ - EarthFirst Canada Inc. (EarthFirst) (TSX:EF,
EF.WT) announced today that it has entered into a binding agreement with
Canadian Hydro Developers, Inc. to sell the Windrise Power Project
("Windrise"). As a result of this transaction, EarthFirst will receive funds
of $250,000 plus applicable sales tax.
    The completion of the Sale is subject to, among other customary closing
conditions, approval by the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta pursuant to
EarthFirst's current proceedings under the Companies Creditors' Arrangement
Act. Application for the approval of the sale is expected to be heard on May
22, 2009, and, assuming court approval is obtained, the completion of the Sale
is expected to occur on or about May 25, 2009.

    Certain statements included in this news release constitute
"forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable securities
legislation including the timing of the court approval and the timing of the
anticipated completion of the Sale. Such forward-looking information involves
known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the
actual results, performance or achievements of EarthFirst to be materially
different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or
implied by such forward-looking information.
    Specifically, some of the material risks include not being able to obtain
the court approval or not being able to meet some or all of the Sale's closing
conditions. In providing such forward-looking information we have made various
assumptions regarding, among other things customary timing of the receipt of
court approval.
    The forward-looking information contained in this news release represents
the expectations of EarthFirst as of May 15, 2009 and, accordingly, is subject
to change after such date. EarthFirst expressly disclaims any intention or
obligation to update or revise forward-looking information, whether as a
result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by
applicable law.

For further information:

For further information: Brian Trypka, Chief Restructuring Officer,
EarthFirst Canada Inc., Tel: (403) 513-0780, Toll Free: 1-877-513-0777,
E-mail:; Derren Newell, VP, Finance and Chief
Financial Officer, EarthFirst Canada Inc., Tel: (403) 513-0766, Toll Free:
1-877-513-0777, E-mail:

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