Osisko Mining Corporation

Osisko Mining Corporation

April 25, 2007 16:29 ET

Osisko Appoints Chief Financial Officer

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - April 25, 2007) - Osisko Exploration Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:OSK)(FRANKFURT:EWX) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Bryan A. Coates as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Starting immediately, Mr. Coates will be responsible for the management and administration of finance, control, treasury and reporting requirements for the Company.

Mr. Coates has more than 20 years of progressive experience in the mining industry including 6 years as Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Quebec based Cambior Inc. He was also a member of the senior management team that successfully developed the US $2.3 billion Antamina base metal project in Peru. Mr. Coates is also familiar with the Canadian Malartic Project having worked for Lac Minerals Ltd. earlier in his career.

Mr. Coates received his Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario. He currently sits as a director on the board of Canadian Royalties Inc. and U3O8 Corp.

Mr. Sean Roosen, President of Osisko commented: "Bryan brings with him a strong set of credentials and skills, having previously worked with Quebec based producers Cambior and Lac Minerals. We look to Bryan to make a significant contribution to the continuing growth and transition of Osisko to a mid-tier producer. We are confident that Bryan will be add significantly to our plan of fast tracking Canadian Malartic to feasibility and ultimately development. His well-established experience and understanding of the mining industry in Quebec will provide an added dimension to Osisko's senior management team.

In other corporate developments, Osisko is pleased to announce that Mr. Victor Bradley, currently a director of Osisko, has been elected to the position of Chairman of the Board.

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    Mr. John Burzynski
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    Osisko Exploration Ltd.
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