Kirkland Lake Gold Inc.

Kirkland Lake Gold Inc.

September 12, 2011 02:00 ET

Kirkland Lake Gold Inc.-Notice of Shareholder Meeting and 2011 Annual Report

KIRKLAND LAKE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 12, 2011) - Notice is hereby given that the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Kirkland Lake Gold Inc. (TSX:KGI)(AIM:KGI) (the "Company") will be held at St. Andrews Club & Conference Centre, 150 King Street West, 27 Floor, Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 4:15 p.m. (Toronto time), for the following purposes:

(a) Receive and consider the Report of the Directors.
(b) Receive and consider the financial statements of the Company for the year ended April 30, 2011 together with the auditor's report thereon.
(c) Set the number of directors for the ensuing year at eight.
(d) Elect directors for the ensuing year.
(e) Appoint an auditor for the ensuing year and authorize the Board of Directors to approve the remuneration to be paid to the auditor.
(f) Transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting.

The following documents were mailed on September 9, 2011, and pursuant to Rule 26 of the AIM Rules for Companies, will also be made available on the Company website on that date:

1. Notice of Meeting;
2. Proxy Circular;
3. Proxy; and
4. Request for financial statements.

In accordance with AIM Rule 20, the Company also reports that its Audited Financial Statements and Management's Discussion and Analysis for the year ended 30 April 2011 have been mailed to shareholders and are also available on its website under Financial Reports on the investor information page, or on SEDAR at Copies are also available at the Company's office: Suite 1028, 550 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 2B5, Canada.

About the Company

The Company purchased the Macassa Mine and the 1,450 ton per day mill along with four former producing gold properties – Kirkland Lake, Teck-Hughes, Lake Shore and Wright Hargreaves – in December 2001. These properties, which have historically produced some 22 million ounces of gold, extend over seven kilometres between the Macassa Mine to the west and Wright Hargreaves to the east and, for the first time, are being developed and explored under one owner. This camp is located in the Southern Abitibi Greenstone Belt of Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada.

Neither the Toronto Stock Exchange nor the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange has reviewed and neither accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

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