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DANIEL C. LEROUX 37 Pittmann Cres, Ajax, Ontario, L1S 3G4

I, Daniel C. Leroux, B.Sc., P.Geo. (ON, SASK), do hereby certify that:


I am a Vice President with the firm of A.C.A. Howe International Limited, Mining and Geological Consultants located at 365 Bay St., Suite 501, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5H 2V1;



This certificate applies to the technical report entitled “Technical Report and Resource Estimate Update on The Star Diamond Project, Fort à la Corne Area, Saskatchewan, Canada, NI 43-101 Technical Report” (the “Technical Report”) dated March 26, 2009.


I am a Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.) registered with the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS, No. 10475) and with the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO, No. 742), a member of the CIMM and of the Society of Economic Geologists.


I have read the definition of “qualified person” set out in National Instrument 43-101 (“NI 43-101”) and certify that by reason of my education, affiliation with a professional association (as defined in NI 43-101) and past relevant work experience, I fulfill the requirements to be a “qualified person” for the purposes of NI 43-101.


I completed three separate site visits to the Star Diamond Project; from February 9-10, 2007, from December 14-15, 2007 and from July 14-16, 2008 respectively.


I am responsible for Sections 11 through 13 inclusive and Section 15 of the Technical Report.


I am independent of Shore Gold Inc. applying all of the tests in section 1.4 of National Instrument 43-101.


I have worked on the Star Diamond Project since January 5, 2004, as an independent consulting geologist for A.C.A. Howe International Limited, to act as the Independent Qualified Person and to assist Howe contractors and Shore staff in the day to day operation and supervision of both the underground mapping and sampling program and the process plant, review the data entry, data validation and monitor the QA-QC of the bulk sampling program with Shore’s staff. I was on site for over

60% of the duration of the Phase 1 to 3 bulk sampling programs.

The information and data used in this report are public

and were obtained from the references cited and data collected by Shore during their previous exploration programs.

  • 10.

    Other than as indicated above, I have had no other involvement with Shore Gold Inc. nor with the property that is the subject of the Technical Report.

  • 11.

    I have read National Instrument 43-101 and Form 43-101F1, and the Technical Report has been prepared in compliance with that instrument and form.


I graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Geology degree from Laurentian University in 1993 and have practiced the profession of geoscience since graduation. I have been employed with Howe since 1993; since 2007 as Vice President, from

2005 1999

and South grassroots extensive utilized in of various

America, including managerial responsibilities for all various exploration stage diamond projects from conceptual exploration projects to bulk sampling and pre-feasibility studies on advanced diamond projects. I also have diamond processing experience of various types of process plant technology (e.g. jig and rotary pan plants) both primary and alluvial diamond mining operations worldwide. Additional experience includes the completion National Policy 2A and NI 43-101 technical reports for both primary and alluvial diamond projects worldwide.

to as

1999 to 2004 as an of direct experience

from years

associate consulting geologist with diamond projects located

and from 1993 to in Canada, Africa

2007 as a Senior Consulting

Project Geologist.

I have a

Geologist, total of 14

12. As of the date of the certificate, to the best of my knowledge, information and belief, the Technical Report contains all scientific and technical information that is required to be disclosed to make the Technical Report not misleading.

Effective Date: February 23, 2009 Signing Date: March 26, 2009


{Daniel C. Leroux} ________________________________ Daniel C. Leroux, B.Sc., P. Geo. (ON, SASK)

P&E Mining Consultants Inc. NI 43-101 Technical Report No 159 Shore Gold Inc. - Star Diamond Project Resource Estimate Update

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