The North West Company Inc.

The North West Company Inc.

November 30, 2006 12:00 ET

North West Company Fund Third Quarter Results Conference Call

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 30, 2006) - North West Company Fund (the "Fund") (TSX:NWF.UN) will release its third quarter results on Thursday, December 7, 2006. In conjunction with the release, The North West Company will host a conference call.

Event: North West Company Fund 2006 Third Quarter Results
Conference Call

When: Thursday, December 7, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. Central
(3:00 p.m. Eastern)

How: To access the call, please dial 1-888-789-0150 or
416-695-5261 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 December 14, 2006. The conference
call will also be archived at

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

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 200 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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