Glamis Gold Ltd.
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Glamis Gold Ltd.

October 17, 2005 16:44 ET

Glamis Gold Announces the Release Date of 2005 Third Quarter Results

RENO, NEVADA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 17, 2005) - All amounts in US$

Glamis Gold Ltd. (TSX:GLG)(NYSE:GLG) will release its 2005 third quarter results before the opening of markets on Tuesday, November 1, 2005.

The release of the third quarter results will be followed by a conference call, hosted by Kevin McArthur, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, at 12:00 noon PST (3:00 pm EST) to discuss the latest operating and financial results. Mr. McArthur will also review the status of Glamis Gold's development projects.

To participate in the conference call, please dial one of the following toll-free numbers:

1-800-435-1398 for the U.S. and Canada

1-617-614-4078 for calls outside the U.S. and Canada

The participant pass code is 55791071

To view the simultaneous web cast presentation, participants should go to the Glamis Gold Ltd. website at www.glamis.com and click on the link on the main page. A replay of the conference call will be available approximately two hours after the call's completion until November 11 by calling 1-888-286-8010 in the U.S. and Canada and 1-617-801-6888 outside the U.S. and Canada and entering pass code number 34241409. The web cast will also be available on the replay and slides may be downloaded from the Glamis Gold Ltd. website.

Glamis Gold Ltd. is a premier intermediate gold producer with low-cost gold mines and development projects in Nevada, Mexico and Central America. Plans call for growth from over 400,000 ounces of gold production in 2005 to over 700,000 ounces in 2007. The Company remains 100 percent unhedged.

Safe Harbor Statement under the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Except for the statements of historical fact contained herein, the information presented constitutes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements, include, but are not limited to those with respect to, the price of gold, the estimation of mineral reserves and resources, the realization of mineral reserves estimates, the timing and amount of estimated future production, costs of production, capital expenditures, costs and timing of the development of new deposits, success of exploration activities, Glamis' hedging practices, permitting time lines, currency fluctuations, requirements for additional capital, government regulation of mining operations, environmental risks, unanticipated reclamation expenses, title disputes or claims limitations on insurance coverage and the timing and possible outcome of pending litigation. Often, but not always, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as "plans", "expects", or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variation of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results, "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will" be taken, occur or be achieved. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Glamis to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, among others, the actual results of current exploration activities, actual results of current reclamation activities, conclusions of economic evaluations, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined, future prices of gold, possible variations in ore grade or recovery rates, failure of plant, equipment or processes to operate as anticipated, accidents, labor disputes and other risks of the mining industry, delays in obtaining governmental approvals or financing or in the completion of development or construction activities, as well as those factors discussed in the section entitled "Other Considerations" in the Glamis Annual Information Form. Although Glamis has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

email requests for investor packets to: info@glamis.com

email questions/correspondence to: josephd@glamis.com

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