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FOR:  DANIER LEATHER INC.

TSX SYMBOL:  DL

APRIL 16, 2003 - 08:30 EST

Danier Leather Inc. Third Quarter Conference Call
Invitation

TORONTO, ONTARIO-- 


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                              DANIER LEATHER INC.
                   FISCAL 2003 THIRD QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL
                            WEDNESAY, APRIL 23, 2003

                                   4:30 P.M.
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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 THIRD QUARTER RESULTS. 


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YOU ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CALL
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Date:       Wednesday, April 23, 2003

Time:       4:30 p.m. Eastern Time

To Join:    Toronto 416-695-9712
            Rest of Canada / United States 1-888-280-8277
            Quote Danier Leather Inc. Conference Call with
            chairperson Jeffrey Wortsman
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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 April 23rd, 2003, a taped 
rebroadcast will be available to listeners until April 30th, 
2003. To access the rebroadcast, dial 416-252-1143 (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.
Bryan Tatoff
Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
(416) 762-8175 ext. 328
(416) 762-7408 (FAX)
Email: bryan@danier.com