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Goldcorp Consolidating Red Lake District in 2008 with
$1.5 Billion Acquisition of Gold Eagle is part of the agenda
acquisition process of expanding the Red Lake Gold Mines
production -

At a time of much lower POG - Price Of GOLD -

– Vancouver, BC – Goldcorp Inc. (“Goldcorp”) (NYSE:GG, TSX:G)

and Gold Eagle Mines Ltd. (“Gold Eagle”) (TSX:GEA)

announced an agreement whereby

Goldcorp acquired, through a friendly plan

of arrangement, all outstanding shares of Gold Eagle.

Gold Eagle’s principal asset is the world class Bruce Channel gold discovery

which is situated along the prolific Red Lake Trend, adjacent to Goldcorp’s

Red Lake gold mine and immediately southwest of Goldcorp’s

past-producing Cochenour-Willans Mine.

This transaction will enable Goldcorp to capitalize on its extensive exploration and

operations expertise in the Red Lake district and its considerable human

resources and related infrastructure.

“This transaction secures for Goldcorp full control of 8 kilometres of strike length

in the heart of the world's richest high grade gold district,” said Kevin McArthur,

Goldcorp’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

“Nearly 200 drill holes have defined an impressive gold deposit at Bruce

Channel, with potential for additional expansion over time.

Development of this strategically important zone can now move forward with

our adjoining assets as a single, comprehensive project, sharing mine

infrastructure, ore processing facilities and human talent with Red Lake,

thus minimizing capital and operating costs and maximizing long-term

shareholder value.

Red Lake mine has operated for over 50 years, and Goldcorp’s continued district

consolidation efforts are designed to sustain this world-class operation

for decades into the future.

We are the natural partner to develop the Bruce Channel project with the

geographic footprint preferred by our community.”

Under the plan of arrangement, each common share of Gold Eagle not owned

by Goldcorp will be exchanged for

(i) a cash payment in the amount of C$6.80 and

(ii) 0.146 common shares of Goldcorp, assuming full pro-ration.

Gold Eagle shareholders will have the option to elect to receive cash

(on the basis of $13.60 per Gold Eagle share), shares

(on the basis of 0.292 Goldcorp shares and
.0001 per Gold Eagle share)

or any combination of cash and shares, subject to pro-ration,

with an aggregate maximum cash consideration of $691 million and

an aggregate maximum of 14.8 million common shares of Goldcorp subject

to increase on a prorated basis if Gold Eagle warrants and options are

exercised prior to the effective date of the arrangement.

The total consideration for 100% of the fully diluted shares of Gold Eagle

would be approximately $1.5 billion.

Basedon the July 30, 2008 closing price and 20-day volume weightedaverageprice for Goldcorp’s

common shares on the TSX, and assumingfullpro-ration, the transaction values each Gold Eagle share

at C$12.62 andC$13.39, respectively.

On this basis, the considerationreceived by Gold Eagle shareholders represents a 19% premium to

closing prices and a 36% premium to the 20-day volume-weighted average prices for each company.

The transaction is expected to close in September,2008.

The combination has been approved by the boards of directors of Goldcorp

and Gold Eagle and will be subject, among other things, to the favourable vote

of 66 2/3% of the Gold Eagle common shares voted at a special meeting

of shareholders called to approve the transaction.

Officers, directors and certain shareholders of Gold Eagle representing

approximately 10.5% of Gold Eagle’s outstanding shares have entered

into lock-up and support arrangements with Goldcorp under which they

have agreed to vote in favour of the transaction.

Goldcorp currently owns 4.7% of the outstanding shares of Gold Eagle.

BMO Capital Markets, Gold Eagle’s financial advisor, has provided an opinion

to the Gold Eagle Board of Directors that the consideration offered is fair,

from a financial point of view, to Gold Eagle’s shareholders.

In the event that the transaction is not completed, Gold Eagle has agreed to

pay Goldcorp a termination fee equal to C$44 million, under certain


Gold Eagle has also provided Goldcorp with certain other customary rights,

including a right to match competing offers.

Full details of the transaction will be included in the management information

circular of Gold Eagle, to be mailed to Gold Eagle shareholders in due course.

“We believe that Bruce Channel ranks among the very highest quality gold

discoveries,” said Simon Lawrence, President and Chief Executive Officer

of Gold Eagle.

“The success we have had is a testament to our Red Lake based exploration

team and their endeavours have helped deliver significant value to our


Goldcorp, with their considerable infrastructure and expertise in the area,

are ideally positioned to advance the project in an expedient and capital

efficient manner.

For our shareholders this is a very attractive transaction.”

Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd. acted as financial advisor to Goldcorp Inc.

and J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. acted as strategic advisor.

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP acted as Goldcorp’s legal counsel.

BMOCapital Markets acted as financial advisor to Gold Eagle andFraserMilner Casgrain LLP acted as Gold Eagle’s legal counsel.

Goldcorp held hold a conference call today at 10:00 a.m. (PDT) todiscuss itssecond quarter financial results as well as the details ofthe GoldEagle acquisition. Participants may join the call by dialingtoll free1-866-226-1799 or 416-641-6129 for calls from outside Canadaand theUS. A recorded playback of the call can be accessed after theeventuntil September 1, 2008 by dialing 1-800-408-3053 or 416-695-5800forcalls outside Canada and the US. Passcode: 3264804. A live andarchivedaudio webcast will also be available at www.goldcorp.com.

About Goldcorp
Goldcorp is the lowest-cost and fastest growing multi-million ouncegold producer

with operations throughout the Americas.

Its goldproduction remains 100% unhedged.

About Gold Eagle
Gold Eagle Mines Ltd. is a Canadian based junior natural resourcecompany

developing a significantnew gold discovery

in the prolific RedLake gold camp, located in Northern Ontario, Canada.

* * * *

I had discovered, through a reliable source, the real reason why Goldcorp acquired Gold Eagle Mines
located directly to the west of their property in july 2008, for 1.3B.It had come to Goldcorp's attention
that a major gold mining company, one my source had been working for at the time, was buying up
Gold Eagle shares in order to launch a takeover bid for the company.
Upon hearing this Goldcorp freaked out and immediately launched their own takeover bid for
Gold Eagle Mines and ended up paying top dollar for the property.
The reason I bring this up is after hearing about this it got me thinking.

If the thought of a major mining company moving in on Godcorp's properties and
subsequently challenging their supremacy in the Red Lake region
was what caused them to spend 1.3B to prevent that from happening
what would they do if they were to discover Conquest was being pursued
by a major gold mining company on the east side of Goldcorp's property.

Not to say, this is the case, however, this little share purchase recently by Mr. Kearney
might be interpreted by some as what poker players like to refer to as a TELL.
In other words has he tipped his hand with regards to what
the future might hold for Conquest Resources.
I believe he has. JMHO of course.


* * * *

Conquest's Alexander Gold Property:

is located in Balmer Township in the heart of the Red Lake Gold Camp.
It is situated within the "Mine Trend" structural corridor
adjacent to Goldcorp's Red Lake and Campbell Gold Mines,
which contain historic production and current resources
in excess of 28 million ounces of gold, and
approximately 1,000 metres east of the Red Lake Complex shaft head frame
and within 400 metres of the Far East gold zone at the Red Lake Mine.
The Alexander gold virgine project is larger than the old Red Lake Gold Mine

In November 2009, Conquest completed a 4,100 metre drill program
which successfully doubled the drilling depth profile on the project and
reported gold mineralization in all six holes completed in the program.
Conquest plans to continue exploration in 2010 with a drill program
targeting structures at depth interpreted to extend from
the adjacent Red Lake Gold Mine.

Following the completion of the placement, there will be 81,813,637 shares of Conquest

issued and outstanding. and

ex... in case of..

Goldcorp consolidating the Red Lake Gold Mine with the Alexander gold project:

$ 1.5 billion for Alexander property devided on 82 milion shares = $ 19.5 / sh


at the time of the much lower POG - Price Of GOLD - in July 1988 -

Goldcorp consolidated with Gold Eagle project situated a few miles away -

compared to the Alexander gold project neighbour who adjoin,

the underground workings of Red Lake Gold Mine workings now extended

to the border of the Alexander gold property which is situated along the prolific

Red Lake Gold Mine Trend gold zone confirmed by Goldcorp's latest own drilling into

Alexander gold property in 2009 -

today at higher POG - the CQR per share price should be adjusted higher -

in proportion to the higher POG today compared to July 1988 -

Conquest Alexander Project can be compared to the Gold Eagle project -

and "the Alexander project" is the only Conquest Red Lake project -

to be aquired of ex. Goldcorp -

Conquest remaining Gold property projects should stay with the Conquest shareholders:

* * * *

Goldcorp Provides Update On 2009 Exploration Program

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, November 24, 2009 – Goldcorp Inc. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG)

today provided highlights

of its successful $110 million 2009 exploration program.

Red Lake High Grade Zone Continues at Depth.

Several assay intervals in excess of 60 grams per tonne in the deep High Grade Zone support the strong potential

for gold resource to reserve conversionbetween the 46 and 50 levels, as well as for new gold resources
belowthe 50 level.

A new and growing area of high grade gold called the Far East Zone

has also been identified up-plunge

from the High Grade Zone.

In the under-explored Party Wall area (“R Zone”) ,
strong results from the deepest drilling will direct an aggressive exploration campaign in 2010.

Goldcorp’s cornerstone asset delivered a strong performance in
the third quarter.

Gold production at Red Lake totalled 178,800 ounces ata total cash cost of $255 per ounce
compared to gold production of160,100 ounces at a total cash cost of $297 in the third quarter of 2008.

Exploration drilling from the 4199 drift is advancing well with three drills off the platform:
two drilling the High Grade zone and one drilling targets in the high-potential Party Wall area.

Rob McEwen, Goldcorp founder sees $5000 gold

Goldcorp Inc. founder Rob McEwen, who has more than $100 million
in gold investments, said he expects the metal to top $5,000 an ounce
as governments increase the money supply to combat recession.
Bullion will more than double to $2,000 an ounce by the end of next
year before rising to McEwen’s target by the end of the cycle,
which could take an additional four years, the investor said.
“Politicians around the world are listening to cries from their
electorates and they’re giving money to all callers,” McEwen said
yesterday in a telephone interview from Toronto.
McEwen, who founded what is now the world’s second-largest gold
producer by market value, owns stakes in three Canadian precious-
metal explorers worth more than $100 million.
He said he also has a “big, big” holding in bullion.
Gold gained for the eighth straight year in 2008 amid investor concern
the economy would collapse and government efforts to prevent that
would increase inflation


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Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G)(NYSE:GG) provided highlights of its successful
$110 million 2009 exploration program.

- Red Lake High Grade Zone Continues at Depth.
Several assay intervals in excess of 60 grams per tonne in the deep High Grade Zone-

support the strong potential for gold resource to reserve
conversion between the 46 and 50 levels,
as well as for new gold resources belowthe 50 level.

A new and growing area of high grade gold called the Far East Zone

has also been identified up-plunge from the High Grade Zone.

In the under-explored Party Wall area ("R Zone") between Campbell
and the Red Lake,

strong results from the deepest drilling will direct an aggressive

exploration campaign in 2010.

The new and growing area of high grade gold called the Far East Zone -

....has also been identified up-plunge from the High Grade Zone -

we see in this area of the new headframe and shaft in the background

of the picture -

with a cost for Goldcorp of about $125,000,000.00 to construct -

more than $125 Million in the development beside the Conquest

Alexander gold virgine property -

At the Red Lake Gold Mine -

a primary focus of exploration at Red Lake in 2009 was the early
completion of the 4199 exploration drift,

enabling drilling of the deep High Grade Zone for the first time
in four years.

Five assayed drill holes have been completed within the resource shape

from this platform, with results

indicating the continuation of the High Grade Zone at depth.

This year, the Company is targeting new gold reserves in
the zone between the 46 and 50 levels
and new resources below the 50 level.

The 4199 exploration drift will now provide the primary exploration
platform for exploration of the deep
High Grade Zone on an ongoing basis.

It will be developed progressively in order to maintain favourable

drilling geometry into the area.

The Party Wall at Red Lake comprises the former boundary area between
the Red Lake and Campbell mines that had been previously unexplored.

Assays over the last two years have demonstrated a high grade gold

Mining operations in the shallower portions of the Party Wall
have drifted toward the gold zone, with in-fill drilling
confirming the resource model.

Deep drilling of the Party Wall area tothe 38 level has resulted

in some of the highest grade intercepts to date, and will be

the focus of an aggressive drill program in 2010.

Up-plunge and to the east of the Red Lake High Grade Zone lies

an underexplored area

called the Far East Zone.

Assay results in 2009 indicate an ore grade gold zone

at the 16 level that will continue tobe tested

as drilling moves closer to the surface.

Red Lake Drilling Results

Drill Approx. true
Hole Area From (m) To (m) width (m) Au (g/t)
D44008 High Grade Zone 49 level 360.30 365.91 4.50 931.89
D44004 High Grade Zone 48 level 362.41 374.29 8.11 65.83
D43058 High Grade Zone 49 level 322.78 325.53 2.19 120.00
D43059 High Grade Zone 49 level 359.36 369.94 10.58 43.89
D36439 R Zone 92.20 96.77 3.50 60.00
D41178 R Zone 663.25 670.56 4.73 45.87
16L1427 Far East 21.03 32.13 9.24 29.83
16L1426 Far East 38.40 42.67 4.00 31.70


If America is to be saved, we will have to return to a gold standard.

Until that time, if we are to be saved, then we must put our

financial assets into gold....

EX..CQR Gold virgine play bargain..beside one of the worlds
richest gold mines and lowest cost gold producers..dd....

For further information

Terence N. McKillen, President & CEO, (647) 728-4126
D. Brett Whitelaw, Vice-President, (604) 662-8633
John F. Kearney, Chairman, (416) 362-6686
Robert Kinloch, Director, (306) 343-5799
Email: info@conquestresources.net,
URL: http://www.conquestresources.net




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