Media Advisory - Scotia Capital's Precious Metals Conference to be Broadcast
on Web

TORONTO, Nov. 30 /CNW/ - Scotia Capital Inc. extends an invitation to you to participate in our 11th annual Precious Metals Conference. This year we have assembled a broad range of precious metal companies from small exploration companies, to emerging producers, silver producers, and senior gold miners. We look forward to your participation. Audio portions of the presentations will be broadcast live on the web beginning at 9:00 a.m.

    Scheduled presenters and times* are:

    Tuesday, December 1

    9:00 a.m.       Eldorado Gold Corporation, Paul Wright, President and
                    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
    9:30 a.m.       Goldcorp Inc., Lindsay Hall, Executive Vice-President
                    (EVP) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
    10:00 a.m.      IAMGOLD Corporation, Gordon Stothart, EVP and Chief
                    Operating Officer (COO)
    10:40 a.m.      Kinross Gold Corporation, Tye Burt, President and CEO
    11:10 a.m.      Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited, Sean Boyd, Vice-Chairman and
    11:40 a.m.      Barrick Gold Corporation, Aaron Regent, President and CEO
    12:40 p.m.      Northgate Minerals Corporation, Ken Stowe, President and
    1:05 p.m.       Royal Gold, Inc., Bill Heissenbuttel, Vice-President
                    Corporate Development
    1:30 p.m.       Franco-Nevada Corporation, David Harquail, President and
    1:55 p.m.       Silver Wheaton Corp., Peter Barnes, President and CEO
    2:20 p.m.       Hecla Mining Company, Phillips Baker, President and CEO
    3:10 p.m.       Silver Standard Resources Inc., Robert Quartermain,
                    President and CEO
    3:35 p.m.       Detour Gold Corporation, Gerald Panneton, President and

    Wednesday, December 2

    9:00 a.m.       Kirkland Lake Gold Inc., Brian Hinchcliffe, President
    9:20 a.m.       New Gold Inc., Randall Oliphant, Executive Chairman
    9:40 a.m.       Golden Star Resources Ltd., Bruce Higson-Smith, Vice-
                    President Corporate Development
    10:00 a.m.      Aurizon Mines Ltd., David Hall, President and CEO
    10:20 a.m.      Alamos Gold Inc., John A. McCluskey, President and CEO
    10:40 a.m.      Break
    10:50 a.m.      Bear Creek Mining Corporation, Andrew Swarthout,
                    President and Director
    11:15 a.m.      Red Back Mining Inc., Richard Clark, President  CEO
    11:40 p.m.      Yamana Gold Inc., Peter Marrone, Chairman and CEO
    12:40 p.m.      Lake Shore Gold Corp., Anthony Makuch, President and CEO
    1:00 p.m.       Victoria Gold Corp., Chad Williams, President and CEO
    1:20 p.m.       Semafo Inc., J.D. Miller, Strategic Development
    1:40 p.m.       Greystar Resources Ltd., Geoff Chater, Vice-President
                    Corporate Development
    2:00 p.m.       Andean Resources, Wayne Hubert, President and CEO
    2:20 p.m.       Fresnillo PLC, Octavio Alviderz, Head Investor Relations
    2:40 p.m.       Newmont Mining Corporation, Richard O'Brien, President
                    and CEO

Listeners may access the conference live via a web audio link at The conference will be archived on Scotia Capital's website for three months.

* Agenda is subject to change. See for most current schedule.

Scotia Capital is the wholesale banking arm of the Scotiabank Group, offering a wide variety of products to corporate, government and institutional clients. Scotia Capital provides full-service coverage across the NAFTA region, and also serves selected niche markets globally through two divisions, Global Capital Markets and Global Corporate and Investment Banking. It has 28 offices and more than 300 relationship managers organized around industry specialties. For more information, please visit

Scotiabank is one of North America's premier financial institutions and Canada's most international bank. With close to 69,000 employees, Scotiabank Group and its affiliates serve approximately 12.8 million customers in some 50 countries around the world. Scotiabank offers a diverse range of products and services including personal, commercial, corporate and investment banking. With more than $485 billion in assets (as at July 31, 2009), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York Exchanges (BNS). For more information please visit

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