The North West Company Inc.

The North West Company Inc.

March 13, 2008 11:27 ET

North West Company Fund Fourth Quarter Results Conference Call

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - March 13, 2008) - North West Company Fund (the "Fund") (TSX:NWF.UN) will release its fourth quarter results on Wednesday, March 19, 2008. In conjunction with the release, The North West Company will host a conference call.

Event: North West Company Fund 2007 Fourth Quarter Results Conference

When: Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Central (3:00 p.m.

How: To access the call, please dial 1-866-225-6564 or
416-641-6136 a few minutes in advance.

The conference call will be archived and can be accessed by
dialing 1-800-408-3053 or 416-695-5800, Pass Code 3252097#.
This archive will be available until March 26, 2008. The
conference call will also be archived at

Participants: Ian Sutherland, Chairman
Edward Kennedy, President and CEO
Leo Charriere, Executive Vice-President and CFO

The North West Company is a leading retailer of food and everyday products and services to rural communities and urban neighborhoods across Canada, Alaska, the South Pacific and the Caribbean. North West operates 221 stores under the trading names Northern, NorthMart, Giant Tiger, AC Value Center and Cost-U-Less and has annualized revenue of approximately CDN. $1.3 billion.

The units of the North West Company Fund trade on the TSX Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "NWF.UN".

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