West Timmins Mining Inc.

West Timmins Mining Inc.

September 04, 2009 17:00 ET

WTM Announces Record and Voting Dates for Proposed Business Combination Arrangement With Lake Shore Gold

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 4, 2009) - West Timmins Mining Inc. (TSX:WTM) ("WTM" or the "Company") today announced that a Special Meeting of the Shareholders of the Company will be held at the offices of Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP on November 4, 2009 (see below for additional details) for the purpose of considering and voting on the proposed Business Combination of West Timmins Mining and Lake Shore Gold Corp. (TSX:LSG) by way of a plan of arrangement, as announced on August 27th, 2009 (http://media3.marketwire.com/r/Aug_26_2009_Final_v3_Clean_rev1.pdf).

Special Meeting of the Shareholders of West Timmins Mining Inc.
Date: November 4, 2009
Time: 1:00 p.m. PST
Location: Offices of Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Bentall 5
Suite 2300 - 550 Burrard Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6C 2B5

Purpose: To consider and vote on the proposed Business Combination with Lake Shore Gold by way of a plan of arrangement

Shareholders of WTM at the close of business of September 29, 2009 (the "Record Date") will be entitled to attend and vote on the proposed plan of arrangement at the November 4, 2009 meeting. It is anticipated that a circular detailing the proposed transactions will be mailed to all shareholders on or about October 5, 2009.

About West Timmins Mining Inc. (www.westtimminsmining.com):

WTM is focussed on the exploration and development of district-scale gold projects in the major gold camps of North America. The Company is advancing the high-grade Rusk and Porphyry Gold discoveries on its Thunder Creek joint venture in Timmins, Ontario and continues to test the nearby 5.0 kilometre long Golden River Trend, host to 11 additional zones of gold mineralization. West Timmins Mining is based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol WTM.

On behalf of the Board of West Timmins Mining Inc.

Darin W. Wagner, President and Chief Executive Officer

For further details on West Timmins Mining Inc. please refer to prior disclosure at www.sedar.com. The securities described in this press release have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or under any U.S. state securities laws, and such securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent an exemption from such registration requirements.

This press release contains forward looking statements within the meaning of applicable Canadian and U.S. securities regulation, including statements regarding the future activities of the Company. Forward looking statements reflect the current beliefs and expectations of management and are identified by the use of words including "will", "expected to", "plans", "planned" and other similar words. Actual results may differ significantly. The achievement of the results expressed in forward looking statements is subject to a number of risks, including those described in the Company's annual information form as filed with the Canadian securities regulators which are available at www.sedar.com. Investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance upon forward looking statements.

The TSX has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the accuracy or adequacy of this news release, which has been prepared by management.

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