Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Midway Gold Corp - MDW

May 2, 2011

VANCOUVER, May 2 /CNW/ - The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC):

Issuer Name: Midway Gold Corp
TSX-V Ticker Symbol: MDW
Time of Halt: 9:11 E.S.T.
Reason for Halt: Company Request Pending News

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IIROC Inquiries (416) 646-7299 - *Please note that IIROC is not able to provide any additional information regarding a specific trading halt. Information is limited to general enquiries only.