TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 16, 2011) - Detour Gold Corporation (TSX:DGC) ("Detour Gold" or the "Company") reports that following today's press release by Trade Winds Ventures Inc. announcing its filing of a NI 43-101 Technical Report in connection with its mineral resource update on the Block A property initially announced on December 30, 2010, Detour Gold, having a 50% interest in the joint venture, is still in the process of reviewing the data for the mineral resource update and at this point is not in a position to comment on the Technical Report.

About Detour Gold

Detour Gold is a Canadian gold exploration and development company whose primary focus is to advance the development of its flagship Detour Lake gold project located in northeastern Ontario towards production. Detour Gold's shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol DGC.

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Gerald Panneton
President and CEO
(416) 304.0800
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Laurie Gaborit
Director Investor Relations
(416) 304.0581
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