Surface Rights Confirmed in Havana

    TSX Venture Exchange Symbol: LCN

    VANCOUVER, April 17 /CNW/ - Leisure Canada Inc. (the "Company"), a
premier real-estate developer in Cuba, announces today that it has received a
legal opinion letter from a recognized local firm, Consultoria Juridica
International, confirming the execution of the surface rights on the
34,000 m(2) ocean-front property of its Monte Barreto all-suite resort project
in the Miramar section of Havana. This will allow the Company to proceed with
the Joint Venture Board and Shareholders meeting in early May to authorize the
outlay of resources leading to a groundbreaking of the 238-room Phase One by
end of 2007.
    The all-suites Monte Barreto resort complex represents one of the most
important and strategic hotel projects in development in Cuba today. With a
planned 800-room hotel accompanying significant convention and retail space,
Monte Barreto will stand as Cuba's foremost luxury hotel catering to the
world's most sophisticated traveler.

    Mimy Fernandez-Maldonado
    Corporate Secretary

    This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation
of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities
have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as
amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not
be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons.

    The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
    or accuracy of this release

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