November 18, 2005 12:43 ET

New Sleeper Gold Corporation Announces Appointment of CFO and Option Grant

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 18, 2005) - Mr. James Crombie, President and Chief Executive Officer of New Sleeper Gold Corporation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Alain Krushnisky as Chief Financial Officer of the Company.

Mr. Krushnisky has been involved in the gold mining industry for over 14 years with significant experience in the controllership and corporate finance areas. Mr. Krushnisky holds a degree in accounting from the University of Ottawa and is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Mr. Marcel Lalonde who will be retiring on December 31, 2005 resigned as Vice President Finance. Mr. Lalonde will temporarily remain as Treasurer and will assist Mr. Krushnisky during the transition period. On behalf of the Board and the other members of management, Mr. Crombie would like to thank Mr. Lalonde for his contribution to the Company.

Mr. Krushnisky has been granted an option to purchase 150,000 common shares of the Company. The option has a 5-year term and the following vesting schedule: 50,000 common shares will vest immediately, another 50,000 will vest on November 17, 2006, and the balance will vest on November 17, 2007.

This announcement is made in compliance with the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange. The appointment of Mr. Krushnisky and the option grant are subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

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New Sleeper Gold Corporation is a gold exploration company with a 50% interest in the Sleeper gold project in Nevada. New Sleeper's shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) under the symbol "NWS".

Additional information about the Company is available through regular filings and press releases on SEDAR ( and on the Company's website (

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

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