Tagish Lake Gold Corp. - Robert Rodger resigns as President

    RICHMOND, BC, Jan. 23 /CNW Telbec/ - (TSX-V: TLG) ("Tagish" or "the
Company") has received and accepted the resignation of Mr. Robert (Bob) Rodger
as the President of the Company effective as of January 17, 2008. Mr. Greg
Hawkins, the current Chairman of the Company, has been appointed as interim
Chief Executive Officer. The Company wishes to thank Mr. Rodger for his
services since the Company's inception.

    About Tagish Lake Gold Corp.

    Tagish Lake Gold Corp. explores for and develops high grade gold-silver
mineral deposits in the Yukon Territory of Canada. The Company is currently
focused on its wholly owned, 178 km(2) Skukum Mineral District located 80 km
by road south of Whitehorse. The Skukum Mineral District hosts the Skukum
Creek gold-silver deposit and the Goddell Gully gold deposit, and has a
currently defined measured plus indicated resource of 1,420,000 tonnes grading
6.8 g/t Au and 131 g/t Ag (MineTech August 2007, available on Sedar); and the
Mt. Skukum gold deposit.

    Certain statements contained in this news release using the terms "may",
"expects to", "projects", "estimates", "plans", and other terms denoting
future possibilities, are forward-looking statements in respect to various
issues including upcoming events based upon current expectations which involve
risks and uncertainties that could cause actual outcomes and results to differ
materially. The future conduct of the Company's business and the feasibility
of its mineral exploration properties are dependent upon a number of factors
and there can be no assurance that the Company will be able to conduct its
operations as contemplate and the accuracy of these statements cannot be
guaranteed as they are subject to a variety of risks that are beyond our
ability to predict or control and which may cause actual results to differ
materially from the projections or estimates contained herein. The risks
include, but are not limited to, the risks described in the above press
release; those risks set out in the company's disclosure documents and its
annual, quarterly and current reports; the fact that exploration activities
seldom result in the discovery of a commercially viable mineral resource and
are also significant amounts of capital to undertake and the other risks
associated with start-up mineral exploration operations with insufficient
liquidity, and no historical profitability. The Company disclaims any
obligation to revise any forward looking statements as a result of information
received after the fact or regarding future events.


For further information:

For further information: visit the Company's website at
www.tagishgold.com, or contact: Tagish Lake Gold Corp., Greg Hawkins, Chairman
& Chief Executive Officer, info@tagishgold.com, (604) 273-6477, Fax: (604)
273-6488; Renmark Financial Communications Inc., Barbara Komorowski:
bkomorowski@renmarkfinancial.com; John Boidman: jboidman@renmarkfinancial.com,
(514) 939-3989, Fax: (514) 939-3717, www.renmarkfinancial.com

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