Webcast Advisory - The Westaim Corporation Webcast of Conference Call to Discuss 2007 Third Quarter Results

                         Tuesday, November 13, 2007
                                4:30 p.m. EST

    CALGARY, Nov. 7 /CNW/ - The Westaim Corporation will hold a webcast at
4:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, November 13, 2007 regarding the Company's 2007 third
quarter results.
    In addition to standard disclosure over wire services, a news release and
financial statements will be posted on the Westaim web site. To listen to the
call live on the Internet, please go to www.westaim.com.
    Drew Fitch, President & Chief Executive Officer, will participate on the
    An audio file of the call will be archived and posted on the Westaim web

    The Westaim Corporation's technology investments include iFire Technology
Corp., which is developing a low-cost flat panel display technology, and a
74.8 per cent interest in NUCRYST Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:   NCST; TSX;
NCS), which develops, manufactures and commercializes medical products that
fight infection and inflammation based on its nanocrystalline silver
technology. Westaim's common shares are listed on The Toronto Stock Exchange
under the trading symbol WED.

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For further information:

For further information: Gillian McArdle, (416) 504-8464,

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