The North West Company Inc.

The North West Company Inc.

September 01, 2005 16:33 ET

North West Company Fund Second Quarter Results Conference Call

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 1, 2005) - North West Company Fund (the "Fund") (TSX:NWF.UN) will release its second quarter results on Wednesday, September 7, 2005. In conjunction with the release, The North West Company will host a conference call.

The results will be released after 4:30 p.m. EST.

Event: North West Company Fund 2005 Second Quarter Results
Conference Call

When: Thursday, September 8, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. Central
(11:30 a.m. Eastern)

How: To access the call, please dial 1-888-280-8277 or
416-695-9702 a few minutes in advance.

The conference call will be archived and can be accessed by
dialing 1-888-509-0081 or 416-695-5275. This archive will be
available until September 15, 2005. The conference call will
also be archived at

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

The North West Company Inc. (NWC) is a leading retailer of food and everyday products and services to rural communities and urban neighborhoods across Canada and Alaska. NWC operates 187 stores under a number of trading names, including Northern, NorthMart, Giant Tiger and AC Value Center, and provides catalogue shopping services through its Selections catalogue in northern Canada.

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

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