Northgate Minerals Corporation
AMEX : NXG
TSX : NGX

Northgate Minerals Corporation

April 04, 2006 12:10 ET

Northgate Minerals Corporation: 2006 Annual General Meeting May 3, 2006 at 10:00 am 'ET'

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 4, 2006) - You are invited to attend the Northgate Minerals Corporation (TSX:NGX)(AMEX:NXG) 2006 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, May 3, 2006 at 10:00 am ET. The meeting will be held at:



TSX Conference Centre
The Exchange Tower - 130 King Street West
Toronto, Ontario, M5X 1J2 Canada


This meeting will be a live Webcast and management's AGM presentation package will be uploaded the morning of May 3 and posted on Northgate's web site at www.northgateminerals.com under Investor Information - Presentations page.

Scheduled speakers for the Annual Meeting are Terry Lyons, Chairman, Ken Stowe, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Jon Douglas, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

The live webcast also includes an overview of the Corporation's first quarter 2006 financial results which are scheduled for release on the evening of May 1, 2006.

Webcast:

To view the webcast, go to www.northgateminerals.com and follow the link on the home page that says "webcast". Before viewing the webcast, please ensure that your system meets the Minimum System Requirements and that you have installed Windows Media Player. If you do not have high-speed internet access, please download the PDF version of our Management Presentation and follow along with the audio broadcast.

Teleconference:

You may participate via telephone by calling 416-695-5259 or toll free in North America at 1-800-769-8320. To ensure your participation, please call five minutes prior to the scheduled start of the call. The archived teleconference may be accessed by dialing 416-695-5275 or 1-888-509-0081, and entering pass code 618070.

Northgate Minerals Corporation is a gold and copper mining company focused on operations and opportunities in the Americas. The Corporation's principal assets are the 300,000-ounce per year Kemess South mine in north-central British Columbia, the adjacent Kemess North deposit, which contains a Proven and Probable Reserve of 4.1 million ounces of gold and the Young-Davidson property in northern Ontario with a total resource base of 1.5 million ounces of gold. Northgate is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol NGX and on the American Stock Exchange under the symbol NXG.


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