Northbridge Financial Corporation

Northbridge Financial Corporation

October 14, 2005 16:30 ET

Northbridge Financial Corporation Announces Third Quarter Conference Call and Webcast

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 14, 2005) - Northbridge Financial Corporation (TSX: NB) will hold its third quarter conference call and webcast at 9:30 am EDT on Friday, October 28, 2005 to discuss its third quarter results, which will be announced after the close of markets on Thursday, October 27, 2005 and will be available on the Company's website at under "News Releases". The call, consisting of a presentation by management of the Company followed by a question period, will be broadcast live on the internet through the Company's website or may be accessed by telephone at (416) 695-6622 or (877) 888-4210. Presentation materials will be posted on the Company's website under "Financial Information" prior to the call. A replay will be available following the call on the same website or via telephone at (416) 695-5275 or (866) 518-1010 until midnight on Friday, November 11, 2005.

Northbridge, which through its subsidiaries provides property and casualty insurance products primarily in the Canadian market as well as in selected U.S. and international markets, is one of the largest commercial property and casualty insurers in Canada. Northbridge common shares are listed and traded under the symbol NB on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Visit Northbridge's website at for more information.

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