Trade Winds Ventures Inc.

Trade Winds Ventures Inc.

June 12, 2007 00:05 ET

Trade Winds Drills 11.10 g/t Gold Over 11.00 Metres Within 55 Metres of Surface at Detour Lake, Ontario

TIMMINS, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 12, 2007) - Trade Winds Ventures (TSX VENTURE:TWD)(PINK SHEETS:TWDIF)(FRANKFURT:TVR) is pleased to announce additional results from its 13,000 metre 2007 winter diamond drill program on Block A at Detour Lake, Ontario. Block A is being explored as a 50/50 Joint Venture between Detour Gold Corporation (TSX:DGC) (50%) and Trade Winds (50%), the operator during the exploration phase.

The Company has received further notable results from holes TWDDH-210 and TWDDH-212 on Section 15660E. These two holes are within one of twelve step-out sections, drilled near surface, to determine the continuity of the M Zone structural corridor. Management is very pleased with the results of this program, as it continues to define the near surface zone. The M Zone was intercepted at a depth of 26 metres and is believed to extend up to the surface to bedrock. The amount of overburden in this section is approximately 5 metres. The gold bearing M Zone structural corridor has a strike length of over four kilometers, continuing onto the 100% owned Gowest property.

Diamond drill hole TWDDH-212 returned 11.10 grams/tonne over 11.00 metres, including 44.00 grams/tonne over 1.00 metre and 28.50 grams/tonne over 1.00 metre.

Diamond drill hole TWDDH-210 returned 3.73 grams/tonne gold over 7.00 metres, including 18.95 grams/tonne over 1.00 metre and 7.85 grams/tonne gold over 1.00 metre.

Block A, using a cut-off of 1.0 grams/tonne, has an indicated resource of 14,158,000 tonnes grading 1.77 grams Au/t containing 804,321 ounces of gold and an inferred mineral resource of 24,796,000 tonnes grading 1.88 g Au/t containing 1,499,552 ounces of gold (resource calculation completed by Golder Associates Ltd. in Oct 2006).

Also management is looking to increase shareholder value via spin-offs of the Tuole Gold/Copper and the Silu Zinc/Lead projects, located in the Peoples Republic of China. TWD will look at similar spin-out strategies for its other Canadian projects, which include a 60% option in the Birch Lake (Red Lake), Ontario gold project and its 100% interests in the Turner Lake, Nunavut project and its Treasure Mountain and Dardanelles gold properties in B.C. For more information on please visit our Website at and click on May 31/07 press release.

Mr. Alex Burton, P. Eng., P. Geo., is the qualified person for Trade Winds' projects at Detour Lake and has reviewed the information contained herein.

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