Vancouver, British Columbia – October 13, 2006

The Company announces that it has granted, subject to regulatory approval, options to acquire 250,000 shares for at a price of $0.50 per share to certain of its employees, directors and consultants.

On Behalf of the Board:
“Dale McClanaghan”
Dale McClanaghan, President

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