NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY CCNMatthews

FOR:  DANIER LEATHER INC.

TSX SYMBOL:  DL

OCTOBER 9, 2002 - 09:49 EDT

Danier Leather Inc. Fiscal 2003 1st Quarter Conference
Call

TORONTO, ONTARIO-- 


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                   CONFERENCE CALL INVITATION

                     DANIER LEATHER INC.
           FISCAL 2003 FIRST QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL
                 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2002

                          11:00 A.M.

JEFFREY WORTSMAN, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, DANIEL SOPER, 
CHIEF OPERTING OFFICER AND BRYAN TATOFF, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, WILL 
HOST A TELEPHONE CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS THE COMPANY'S FIRST QUARTER 
RESULTS.

YOU ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CALL

Date:       Wednesday, October 16, 2002

Time:       11:00 a.m. Eastern Time

To Join:    Toronto 416-695-9748
            Rest of Canada / United States 1-877-323-2010

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To ensure your participation, please call in about five minutes 
before the start of the call. 

The conference call will also be webcast at www.danier.com or 
www.ccnmatthews.com  

For those unable to participate on October 16th, a taped 
rebroadcast will be available to listeners until October 23rd, 
2002. To access the rebroadcast, dial 416-695-6035 (Toronto) or 
1-877-296-3929 (rest of Canada and the United States), and enter 
access code 9178. 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Danier Leather Inc.
Bryan Tatoff
Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
(416) 762-8175 ext. 328
(416) 762-7408 (FAX)
bryan@danier.com