The North West Company Inc.

The North West Company Inc.

March 12, 2009 10:10 ET

The North West Company Fund (NWF) Fourth Quarter Results Conference Call

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - March 12, 2009) - North West Company Fund (the "Fund") will release its fourth quarter results on Thursday, March 19, 2009. In conjunction with the release, The North West Company will host a conference call.

Event: North West Company Fund 2008 Fourth Quarter Results
Conference Call

When: Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.
Central (3:00 p.m. Eastern)

How: To access the call, please dial 1-866-225-6564 or
416-641-6136 a few minutes in advance.

The conference call will be archived and can be accessed by
dialing 1-800-408-3053 or 416-695-5800, Pass Code 3278942#.
This archive will be available until March 26, 2009. The
conference call will also be archived at

Participants: Edward Kennedy, President and CEO
Leo Charriere, Executive Vice-President and CFO

The North West Company is a leading retailer of food and everyday products and services to rural communities and urban neighborhoods in Canada, Alaska, the South Pacific, and the Caribbean. North West operates 220 stores under the trading names Northern, NorthMart, Giant Tiger, AC Value Center, and Cost-U-Less.

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

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