Conquest Resources Limited

Conquest Resources Limited

December 22, 2008 14:30 ET

Conquest Receives Summons Under Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 22, 2008) - Conquest Resources Limited (TSX VENTURE:CQR) reports that it has received a Summons from the Office of the Attorney General of Ontario - Ministry of Labour, Legal Services Branch under the Occupational Health and Safety Act containing charges under that legislation relating to an accident that occurred on December 24, 2007 at its joint venture exploration project at King Bay, Sturgeon Lake, Ontario whereby an independent contractor was fatally injured.

The Company denies any legal responsibility for the incident and intends to vigourously defend the charges.


Conquest is exploring several gold projects in Ontario. These include the Alexander gold project at Red Lake, the King Bay gold project at Sturgeon Lake (60% interest), the Smith Lake gold project at Missanabie, and the Aurora and Sunday Lake gold projects at Detour Lake. There are currently 62,740,754 shares of Conquest issued and outstanding.

WARNING: The Company relies upon litigation protection for "forward-looking" statements.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the content of this release.

Contact Information

  • Conquest Resources Limited
    Terence N. McKillen
    President & CEO
    (647) 728-4126
    (416) 368-5344 (FAX)
    Conquest Resources Limited
    D. Brett Whitelaw
    (778) 836-5891
    Conquest Resources Limited
    John F. Kearney
    (416) 362-6686