NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY CCNMatthews

FOR:  DANIER LEATHER INC.

TSX SYMBOL:  DL

JANUARY 13, 2004 - 08:00 ET

Danier Leather Inc. Second Quarter Conference Call
Invitation

TORONTO, ONTARIO-- 


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                     CONFERENCE CALL INVITATION

                        DANIER LEATHER INC.    
                FISCAL 2004 SECOND QUARTER RESULTS
                         CONFERENCE CALL
                     TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2004

                            9:00 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 SECOND QUARTER RESULTS.

             YOU ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CALL

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Date:       Tuesday, January 20, 2004

Time:       9:00 a.m. Eastern Time

To Join:    Toronto 416-695-9720
            Rest of Canada / United States 1-888-280-8349
            Quote Danier Leather Inc. Conference Call with 
            chairperson Jeffrey Wortsman

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 January 20th, 2004, a taped 
rebroadcast will be available to listeners until January 27th, 2004.
To access the rebroadcast, dial 416-695-5275 (Toronto) or 1-866-518-
1010 (rest of Canada and the United States), and quote Danier 
Leather Inc. Conference Call with chairperson Jeffrey Wortsman.

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