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Kirkland Lake Gold Inc.: Results of Annual Meeting

Friday, October 26, 2012

Kirkland Lake Gold Inc.: Results of Annual Meeting02:00 EDT Friday, October 26, 2012KIRKLAND LAKE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 26, 2012) - Kirkland Lake Gold Inc. (the "Company") (TSX:KGI)(AIM:KGI), is pleased to report that all resolutions proposed to shareholders at its Annual Meeting held on October 24, 2012 were passed. For a description of the resolutions, please refer to the Company's Report of Voting Results filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. About the CompanyKirkland Lake Gold Inc. is an operating and exploration gold company located in Kirkland Lake, ON in the Southern Abitibi gold belt. Its goal is to create a self-sustaining and long lived intermediate gold mining company based in the historic Kirkland Lake Gold Camp. The Company plans to do this by increasing production to 250,000 - 300,000 ounces per year in several stages, and by decreasing production costs by realizing the economies of scale associated with that higher production rate.Cautionary Note Regarding Forward Looking StatementsThis Press Release contains statements which constitute "forward-looking statements", including statements regarding the plans, intentions, beliefs and current expectations of the Company with respect to the future business activities and operating performance of the Company. The words "may", "would", "could", "will", "intend", "plan", "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect" and similar expressions, as they relate to the Company, are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned that forward-looking statements are based on the opinions, assumptions and estimates of management considered reasonable at the date the statements are made, and are inherently subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other known and unknown factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. These factors include the Company's expectations in connection with the projects and exploration programs being met, the impact of general business and economic conditions, global liquidity and credit availability on the timing of cash flows and the values of assets and liabilities based on projected future conditions, fluctuating gold prices, currency exchange rates (such as the Canadian dollar versus the United States Dollar), possible variations in ore grade or recovery rates, changes in accounting policies, changes in the Company's corporate mineral resources, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined, changes in project development, construction, production and commissioning time frames, risks related to joint venture operations, the possibility of project cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses, higher prices for fuel, power, labour and other consumables contributing to higher costs and general risks of the mining industry, failure of plant, equipment or processes to operate as anticipated, unexpected changes in mine life,, seasonality and unanticipated weather changes, costs and timing of the development of new deposits, success of exploration activities, permitting time lines, government regulation of mining operations, environmental risks, unanticipated reclamation expenses, title disputes or claims, and limitations on insurance, as well as those risk factors discussed or referred to in the Company's annual Management's Discussion and Analysis and Annual Information Form for the year ended April 30, 2012 filed with the securities regulatory authorities in certain provinces of Canada and available at www.sedar.com . Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described herein as intended, planned, anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Although the Company has attempted to identify important risks, uncertainties and factors which could cause actual results to differ materially, there may be others that cause results not be as anticipated, estimated or intended. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as otherwise required by applicable lawFOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Neither the Toronto Stock Exchange nor the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange has reviewed and neither accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release. Contact Information: Kirkland Lake Gold Inc.Brian HinchcliffePresident1 705 567 52081 705 568 6444 (FAX)bhinchcliffe@klgold.comKirkland Lake Gold Inc.Lindsay CarpenterDirector of Investor Relations1 416 840 78841 705 568 6444 (FAX)lcarpenter@klgold.comwww.klgold.comNOMAD: Panmure Gordon (UK) LimitedKatherine Roe+44 (0) 207 886 2500katherine.roe@panmure.comNOMAD: Panmure Gordon (UK) LimitedCallum Stewart+44 (0) 207 886 2500Callum.stewart@panmure.comInvestec Investment BankingChris Sim+44 207 597 5970Chris.sim@investec.co.ukInvestec Investment BankingMark Wellesley-Wood+44 207 597 5970mark.wellesleywood@investec.co.uk