FORTRESS PAPER TO RELEASE FIRST QUARTER 2010 EARNINGSVancouver, British Columbia, April 27th, 2010 – Fortress Paper Ltd. (“Fortress Paper” or the”Corporation”) announced today that it intends to release its first quarter financial results for the periodended March 31, 2010 after the close of the market on Tuesday, May 11th, 2010. In connection with therelease of its results, Fortress Paper will host a conference call Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 at 8:00 a.m.(PST) to discuss the financial results and the Corporation’s operations. Mr. Chadwick Wasilenkoff, ChiefExecutive Officer, Alfonso Ciotola, President, Erich Sulser, Chief Operating Officer, and Kurt Loewen,Chief Financial Officer will host the call.To participate in the conference call, please dial one of the following numbers:Dial In Numbers: 604-681-0262 Vancouver403-532-8075 Calgary or International780-429-7423 Edmonton647-837-0597 Toronto613-683-0932 Ottawa514-788-7663 MontrealToll Free Dial In Number: 1-877-353-9586 from Canada and USAParticipant Pass Code: 90198#A replay of the conference call will be available for 7 days. To access the replay, listeners may dial1-877-245-4531 from Canada & the USA or dial 403-205-4531 from local Calgary or International. Thepass code to access the replay is 347381 #.About Fortress Paper Ltd.Fortress Paper is a leading international producer of security and other specialty papers. Fortress Paperoperates two paper mills, the Landqart Mill located in Switzerland and the Dresden Mill located inGermany. Fortress Paper’s security papers include banknote, passport and visa papers and its specialtypapers include non-woven wallpaper base products, and graphic and technical papers. As an extension ofits security papers business, the Landqart Mill has been actively developing and marketing innovativepaper-based security products.For further information, please contact:Chadwick WasilenkoffFortress Paper Ltd.email@example.comNot for distribution to United States newswire services or for dissemination in the United States.