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					Investor          September 2011
               William J. Biggar
PRESENTATION      President & CEO
Forward Looking
STATEMENTS
Certain information included in this presentation, including any information as to our future production,
exploration, financial or operating performance and other statements that express management's
expectations or estimates of future performance, constitute „forward-looking statements‟ within the meaning
of the „safe harbor‟ provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and
Canadian securities laws. The words „expect‟, „believe‟, „will‟, „intend‟, „estimate‟ and similar expressions
identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements, including future-oriented financial
information, are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered
reasonable by management, are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive
uncertainties, risks and contingencies, including the possibility that operations at the Lac des Iles and Sleeping
Giant mines may not proceed as planned, that other properties may not be successfully developed, and that
metal prices, foreign exchange assumptions and operating costs may differ from management‟s
expectations. The Company cautions the reader that such forward-looking statements involve known and
unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual financial results, performance or
achievements of North American Palladium to be materially different from the Company‟s estimated future
results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by those forward-looking statements and that the
forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance. For more details on these estimates,
risks, assumptions and factors, see the Company‟s most recent Form 40-F/Annual Information Form on file with
the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Canadian provincial securities regulatory authorities. The
Company disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of
new information, events or otherwise, except as expressly required by law. Readers are cautioned not to put
undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.

All dollar amounts in Canadian currency unless otherwise stated, all references to production refer to payable
production, and all reference to tonnes refer to metric tonnes.

U.S. investors are encouraged to refer to the “Cautionary Note to U.S. Investors Concerning Estimates of
Measured, Indicated and Inferred Resources” in the appendix.
                                                                                                                1
Investment Case
FOR NAP

• Growth-oriented precious metals producer in mining-friendly jurisdictions:
     • LAC DES ILES, one of only two primary palladium mines in the world,
       transitioning into a long-life, low-cost operation
     • GOLD DIVISION provides foundation for growth
• Robust pipeline of projects to increase palladium and gold production

• Significant commitment to palladium and gold exploration

• Experienced senior management and operating teams

• Strong balance sheet, $142 M in working capital (including $71.2 M in cash) and no
  long-term debt*




* As at June 30, 2011

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Diversified Precious Metals
PRODUCER
                                                      LDI:
                                                       One of only two primary
                                                        palladium mines in the world
                                                       Producing palladium since 1993
                                                       Transitioning into a long life, low
                                                        cost mine
                                                       Significant exploration upside


                                  QUEBEC              Sleeping Giant:
    ONTARIO
                                VEZZA                  Producing gold for over 20 years
                               Gold Mine
     LAC DES ILES
    Palladium Mine                 SLEEPING GIANT      Growth potential at depth
                                      Gold Mine
                                                       Underutilized mill has potential to
                     Timmins
                               Val d‟Or                 serve NAP‟s nearby projects in
       Thunder                                          Abitibi
         Bay
                     Sudbury
                                           Montreal
                                                      Vezza:
                                Toronto
                                                       Currently being advanced to be
                                                        “production ready” in Q1, 2012



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Market Statistics:
A VERY LIQUID STOCK
                                             STOCK SYMBOLS (NYSE Amex / TSX)                PAL / PDL

                                                             MARKET CAPITALIZATION          US $641 M

                                                                              SHARE PRICE   US $3.95

                                               SHARES/WARRANTS OUTSTANDING                  162.4 M / 8.8 M

              3-MONTH AVERAGE TRADING VOLUME (NYSE Amex / TSX)                              3,006,211 / 541,705

  Information as at Aug. 30, 2011, Thomson One.
  Series B warrants (TSX:PDL.WT.B) expire on Oct. 28, 2011, $6.50 exercise price.



 ANALYST COVERAGE:
 Bank of America Merrill Lynch                          Haywood Securities                       Scotia Capital
 Michael Parkin                                         Chris Thompson                           Leily Omoumi
 Cormark Securities                                     Macquarie                                Stifel Nicolaus
 Rajiv Chail                                            Daniel Greenspan                         George Topping
 Credit Suisse                                          Octagon Capital
 Alex Terentiew                                         Annie Zhang
 GMP Securities                                         RBC Capital Markets
 Andrew Mikitchook                                      Leon Esterhuizen
                                                                                                                   4
Financial
STRENGTH

• $71 M in cash as at June 30, 2011

• $60 M undrawn operating line (secured by accounts receivable)

• No long-term debt

• Unencumbered fixed assets give flexibility to raise long-term debt




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Investment Case for
      PALLADIUM


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Palladium Market:
MINE SUPPLY


                                                                               RUSSIA
        NORTH
       AMERICA                                                                40%
          9%


   ONLY 6.8 M oz. ANNUAL PRODUCTION WORLDWIDE



                                                  SOUTH AFRICA
                                                        42%
   Source: CPM Group, June 2011
   Note: Other producing countries (9%) include Zimbabwe, Australia, Botswana, China, Serbia and
   Montenegro; Excludes secondary supply of 1.7 M oz.                                              7
Palladium Market:
SUPPLY

          Constrained Mine Supply From Major Producers
 (000’s ounces)

 3,500
                                       Russia       South Africa
 3,000
 2,500
 2,000
 1,500
 1,000
   500
      0
                2006            2007     2008      2009            2010

 • Supply unable to match growth in demand
 • Russian state stockpiles believed to be at or near depletion


 Source: CPM Group, June 2011
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Palladium Market:
DEMAND

     2010 Fabrication Demand: 7.5 M oz.



             Refining          Dental
  Automotive    6%              10%     Other
     58%                                3%

                                           Jewellery
                                            7%


                                                Electronics
                                                 16%




Source: CPM Group, June 2011
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Palladium Market:
DEMAND
        Global Light Vehicle Production – 5 Year Forecast

       (000‟s)
                                                                         97M    100M
      100,000                                                 92M
                                                   88M                                 Other1
       90,000                          84M
       80,000     72M        75M
                                                                                       Europe
       70,000
       60,000
                                                                                       North
       50,000                                                                          America
       40,000
       30,000                                                                          BRIC
       20,000                                                                          Economies2
       10,000
            0
                  2010       2011       2012       2013       2014       2015   2016
                 (Actual)

       Source: IHS Global Insight Automotive, June 2011
       1. Other includes: Japan, Korea, Middle East and Africa
       2. BRIC Economies include: Greater China, South America and South Asia


 • Majority of demand derived from automobile sector for autocatalysts
 • Strongest growth in regions outside of North America, Europe and Japan
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Palladium Market:
DEMAND
       Adoption of Stricter Emission Control Standards
                           2005        2006      2007       2008       2009        2010    2011    2012      2013   2014      2015
  Europe                   Euro IV                                     Euro V                                       Euro VI

             Beijing       Euro III              Euro IV                                           Euro V
  China
           Nationwide      Euro II               Euro III                       Euro IV

           Select Cities   Euro III                                             Euro IV
   India
           Nationwide      Euro II                                              Euro III

  Russia                   Euro I      Euro II              Euro III            Euro IV                             Euro V

   USA                      Tier 2 and LEV II

  Brazil                   Prconve 3             Prconve 4             Prconve 5                            Prconve 6

  Japan                     Japan 05                                                              Source: CPM Group, June 2011



 • Emerging economies have adopted emission control standards that mandate the
   use of catalytic converters
 • Advancing to a higher level of emission controls results in higher PGM loadings in
   the catalytic converter
 • Tightening emission control regulations for heavy-duty trucks
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Use of Palladium in
CATALYTIC CONVERTERS
Gasoline Engines                                                     Hybrids & Other New Forms
• Use +90% palladium (of total required                              • Neutral impact on PGM use
  PGM content)                                                       • Gasoline hybrids tend to use as much
                                                                       palladium as normal gasoline engines

Diesel Engines                                                       • Currently account for only 1% of global
                                                                       cars sales1
• Historically used platinum due to
  technical requirements                                             • Forecasted to be 14% of overall market
                                                                       by 20202
• Currently use 25% palladium, with scope
  to increase to 50% due to advent of low
  sulphur diesel fuel                                                Electric
                                                                     • No requirement for catalytic converters
                                                                     • Challenged by lack of infrastructure to
                                                                       recharge, high costs, long charging
                                                                       periods and short driving range
                                                                     • Forecasted to account for only 2% of
                                                                       global car sales by 20202



 1. CPM Group, June 2010
 2. Stefan Bratzel, director of the Centre of Automotive Management in Germany;
    as reported in Mitsui Global Precious Metals “Pole Position” Report, June 2010                               12
Palladium Market:
DEMAND
                 Exchange Traded Funds' Physical Palladium Holdings

                2,500
                                SPAL-LSE Source
                                SPDM-LSE iShares
                                WITE-NYSE ETF Securities
                                GLTR-NYSE ETF Securities
                2,000           Julius Baer
                                PALL - NYSE ETF Securities
Ounces (000s)




                                MSL (Australia)
                                Palladium ZKB
                1,500           PHPD LSE




                1,000



                 500



                  0
                      Apr-07 Aug-07 Dec-07 Apr-08 Aug-08 Dec-08 Apr-09 Aug-09 Dec-09 Apr-10 Aug-10 Dec-10 Apr-11



         • Increasing investment demand driven by perceived positive supply/demand
           fundamentals for palladium and automotive industry outlook

      Source: CPM Group, as at July 17, 2011                                                                       13
Palladium Market:
INCREASING PRICE

    Recent performance of Palladium (US$/oz)                             Average Annual Price Forecast (US$/oz)

$900.00
                                                                                                          2011      2012
$800.00                                                                    BNP Paribas                    $860      $990
$700.00                                                                    CPM Group                      $849      $908
$600.00                                                                    JP Morgan                      $838      $938
$500.00
                                                                           Credit Suisse                  $803      $1,000
$400.00
                                                                           Barclays                       $820      $850
$300.00
$200.00                                                                    UBS                            $800      $825
$100.00                                                                    RBC Capital Markets            $780      $850
  $0.00
    1/2/2008        1/2/2009        1/2/2010        1/2/2011              Historic High: US $1,090 (2001)
                                                                          Recent Price: US $760 (Sept. 5, 2011)



          Best performing metal of 2010

     Sources: Thomson One and available equity research: NP Paribas (Mar. 10, 2011); CPM Group (Mar. 4, 2011); JP
     Morgan (May 10, 2011); Credit Suisse (Aug. 10, 2011); Barclays PLC (Mar. 24, 2011); UBS (Dec. 15, 2010); RBC
     Capital Markets (Sept. 6, 2011).
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Palladium Operations
LAC DES ILES MINE


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LDI:
A WORLD CLASS MINE
 • One of only two primary palladium mines in the world
 • Open pit commenced operations in 1993 (now exhausted)
 • Underground mining from the Roby Zone (via ramp) began in 2006
 • Total production of ~2.5 M oz of palladium (+ Pt, Au, Ni, Cu) since 1993
 • Mine expansion underway with production from the Offset Zone (via shaft)
   targeted for Q4 2012
 • 15,000 tpd underutilized mill
 • 200 employees




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LDI
DEPOSIT
      Scale: 500-metre squared blocks



               Open Pit
               (Exhausted)




                                                           Roby Zone
                                                           Mined via
      5,000 LEVEL                                          ramp access




                                                  Offset Zone
                                                   Commercial
                                                   production via
                                                   shaft targeted for
                                                   Q4 2012
      4,500 LEVEL


                                                                N




            Offset Zone remains open at depth and along strike           17
LDI:
OPERATING METRICS

                                                        Q1 2011                    Q2 2011                2011 Forecast

 Payable Palladium Production (oz)                        30,661                     46,971              145,000 - 155,000

 Tonnes of Ore Mined                                     332,523                    428,692                   1,460,000

 Avg. Head Grade Milled                                  3.85 g/t                   4.98 g/t                    4.2 g/t

 Palladium Mill Recovery                                  78.8%                     83.15%                       80%

 Cash Costs1 ($US/oz)                                      $519                       $335                       $450




 1. Total cash costs per ounce is a non-IFRS measure. For reconciliation of historical total cash costs per ounce to production
    costs, please refer to the Company‟s financial statements. Cash costs per ounce are presented net of byproduct credits
    and can be materially affected by changes in byproduct metal prices, as well as the Canadian/US dollar exchange rate.         18
LDI:
MINE EXPANSION PLAN
• Transitioning from mining via ramp to via shaft

• High-volume, large scale bulk mining method

• 2011 Capex: $175 M

• Currently sinking a shaft to the 4,815 level (700 m
  from surface)
                                                         SHAFT
• Shaft is being sized for 7,000 tpd
• Target shaft mining rate:
    – 3,500 tpd (Q4 2012)
    – 5,500 tpd (Q1 2015)
• Once mining at 5,500 tpd:
    – Production is expected to exceed 250,000 oz/yr
    – Cash costs are expected to significantly decline




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LDI:
MINE EXPANSION IN PROGRESS
                                               Head Frame Construction

Focus of 2011 Development Work:
• Constructing the head frame, hoist room
  and electrical substation
• Installing the service cage and
  production hoists (already purchased)
• Completing the shaft raise bore &
  ventilation raise bore
• Installing adequate ventilation at surface   Hoist House

  & underground
• Advancing the ramp towards the 4570
  mine level
• Developing the 4790 mine level in
  preparation for production




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   LDI Mine Expansion
   DEVELOPMENT MILESTONES




Activity                                  Status
 Surface engineering design work           ~90% complete
 Surface construction activities           ~70% complete
 Underground infrastructure design work    ~75% complete
 Production shaft design work              ~75% complete
 Production shaft pilot raise bore         Completed
 Production shaft sinking                  Recently commenced
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 Ramp development                          Currently below 4765 level   21
LDI Mine Expansion:
LOW EXECUTION RISK

• Over 17 years of mining experience at LDI with a solid track record of underground
  development

• Experienced 20-person development team on site overseeing all aspects of the
  expansion with the support of industry-leading contractors
• Brownfield expansion vs. greenfield project
    • Utilizes existing Roby Zone development platform
    • Underutilized mill and tailings facilities in place
    • No long lead items
    • No capex currency risk (all expenditures are in C$)




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LDI:
NEW UNDERGROUND ZONES
                                                                                                  Roby Zone
                                                          Offset Zone

                                        Cowboy Zone                              Offset Zone
                                                                        Cowboy    Extension
                           Outlaw Zone                                   Zone
   Cross Section View




                           Mineralization
                              Trend




                                                                                                      Other


                        Cowboy & Outlaw Zones discovered in 2009


                                              Sheriff Zone
                                             Mineralization
          Plan View




                                                 Trend




                                                                                        Offset Zone

                        Sheriff Zone discovered in 2010


                            New zones have potential to increase production                                   23
LDI:
CONTINUING FOCUS ON EXPLORATION

Growing Through the Drill Bit

Significant 2011 Exploration Program*:
• Budget: $8.8M
• 32,000 m of drilling:
    – 25,000 m at LDI

    – 3,000 m at Legris Lake

    – 4,000 m at NAP‟s other nearby properties




    * Excludes 46,000 metres of expansion project drilling
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LDI:
EXPLORATION UPSIDE NEAR MINE
                                                               +30,000-acre PGM land package
                                 North VT
                    North          Rim
                    VT Rim      Mineralized
                                  Trend


        North Pit
                                                             LDI PROPERTY
         Target




                                                                                   Legris Lake


                                                              LDI Mine & Mill
                                                                                           Legris Lake




                      Sheriff
                                                                 LDI & Legris Lake cover the most
                       Zone

        South Pit Target
                                       N                     prospective mafic complexes in the area


•   LDI represents a rare palladium-rich asset with excellent infrastructure

•   LDI complex has only been drilled in a 1km x 1km area & remains largely underexplored

•   Multiple targets identified for follow up exploration                                        25
LDI Exploration Potential
INDEPENDENT REVIEW
• Independent exploration review of LDI property conducted by Revelation
  Geoscience, experts in PGE deposits
• Key findings:
   – “Globally, there are few available advanced
                                                          WE HAVE ONLY
     PGE exploration investment opportunities as      SCRATCHED THE SURFACE
     attractive as LDI (technical quality risk, PGE
     focus).”

   – “Exploration opportunities at LDI are highly
     ranked in comparison to most advanced PGE
     properties on a global basis. Low overall risk
     given existing infrastructure and permitting.
     Clear path to expanding production.”

   – “Several areas on the Mine Block Intrusion
     have immediate potential for expanding the
     resource base. Offset Zone south extension,
     Cowboy, Outlaw & Sheriff zones. Good
     historical link between exploration spend and
     resource quality and size. Encouraged to
     continue with aggressive exploration.”
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      Gold
OPERATIONS


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Regional Portfolio
80-KM LAND PACKAGE

                                                 Vezza         Discovery
                                                            Cameron Shear JV
                                                                Flordin
                                                               Florence

                           Sleeping Giant
                               Dormex
                           Harricana North
                                                           Laflamme


 Total Reserves &                              Contained
                        Tonnes      Au (g/t)
 Resources                                     Ounces
 Proven & Probable      191,000     8.4        52,000
                                                                                  Localisation.
 Measured & Indicated   6,397,000   4.1        846,000                Simplified Geology Map.

 Inferred               4,241,000   3.9        533,000




            Potential to process +100,000 oz of Gold per Year
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Gold
STRATEGY
      OBJECTIVE: Achieve scale through organic growth

                                                                                 Anticipated
                  STEPS                        Target Completion
                                                                                   Result
       Deepen the Sleeping Giant
                                            Shaft completed in Q2 2011   Increased production &
       mine shaft by 200 m to allow for
 1.                                         & development of new         profitability commencing Q1
       development of 3 new mining levels
                                            levels commenced             2012
       of higher grade ore
                                                                         With a positive production
       Complete the development                                          decision, 39koz/yr of
 2.                                         Q4 2011
       of the Vezza project                                              production commencing Q1
                                                                         2012
                                                                         With a positive scoping study,
       Complete exploration drilling
                                                                         potential production
 3.    at Flordin and assess open pit       Q4 2011
                                                                         commencing in Q1 2014 at an
       potential and operating metrics
                                                                         annual rate to be determined
                                                                         Confirm annual production
       Advance permitting of Discovery                                   potential of up to 40koz/yr and
 4.                                         Q4 2011
       project and update scoping study                                  related capital and operating
                                                                         metrics
                                                                         Capacity to increase to either
       Expand the Sleeping Giant 900 tpd
                                                                         1,250 tpd or 1,750 tpd
 5.    mill capacity to process ore from    2012
                                                                         depending on project
       other wholly-owned nearby projects
                                                                         development timelines
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Sleeping Giant
MINE




• 2011 transition year while development at depth is completed
• Operations and cost structure revised to focus on quality (grade) vs. quantity
  (tonnage) to improve profitability
• 2011 gold production guidance: 15,000 – 20,000 oz.
• 110 employees currently at mine & mill site
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Sleeping Giant:
ECONOMICS TO IMPROVE AT DEPTH

• 2011 mining focused on the areas
  around the 975 m elevation & above

• Completed deepening the mine shaft
  by 200 m to 1175 m to gain access to 3
  new higher grade mining levels

• Development of new mining levels
  commenced

• Expect to produce from the new mining
  levels at the start of 2012 resulting in
  higher production and lower cash costs
  per ounce

                                             200 m Deepening

                                                Longitudinal Section

                                                All depth references are in metres


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Sleeping Giant:
UNDERUTILIZED CENTRAL MILL
Strategic Asset
• Ability to serve NAP‟s other gold projects in
  Abitibi region

• 900 tpd mill currently operating at
  ½ capacity

• Mill capacity to be expanded to1,250 tpd or
  1,750 tpd

• Completion deferred into 2012 to give
  flexibility to do a one-step expansion to 1,750
  tpd depending on other project
  development timelines

• In 2011, the Company will spend ~$2 M on the
  expansion, which includes:
    –   refurbishing rod mill & jaw crusher
    –   detailed engineering work
    –   geotechnical tests
    –   building & foundation designs
    –   receiving the required construction permits
    –   materials procurement
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Vezza Gold Project
DEVELOPMENT
• 85 km by paved road to SG mill
• Advanced-stage project:
   – Extensive historic drilling (82,000 m)
   – Permitted & power at site
   – Hoist & 3-compartment shaft
   – 4 underground levels down to a depth of 741 m
   – Surface & pollution control infrastructure in
                                                        Production Potential: 39,000 oz/yr
     place
                                                        Mining Rate: 750 tpd
   – Dewatering of the shaft (741 m from surface)       Mine Life: 9 years
     & the four existing underground drifts completed

• 2011 exploration & development expenditures
  $32M
   – To be reduced by estimated pre-production
     revenue of $9M
• Being advanced to be “production ready” in Q1
  2012
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Vezza Gold Project
DEVELOPMENT
Recent Highlights:
 Secured key personnel and awarded
  development contract to Promec
 Completed dewatering and
  underground rehabilitation (incl.
  refurbishing 5 levels)
 Completed +12,000 m of surface and
  underground diamond drilling to date
 Significant progress in surface and
  underground construction work
 Refined mining plan based on recently
  completed studies of crown pillars,
  rock mechanics, and metallurgical
  tests


                 40,000-tonne bulk sample planned for Q4, 2011

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Other Gold Properties:
GROWTH POTENTIAL

                                                               2011             Trucking
                                                                                                    Au Production
          Project                Resources*                 Exploration        Distance to
                                                                                                      Potential
                                                             Program             SG Mill

                         Measured & Indicated:
                         162,035 oz Au (1.80 g/t)                                                         TBD
          FLORDIN                                              4,500 m             70 Km
                         Inferred:                                                                (potential open pit)
                         97,651 oz Au (1.59 g/t)
                         Measured & Indicated:
                         237,000 oz Au (5.74 g/t)                                                      44,000 oz /yr
         DISCOVERY                                             8,000 m             80 Km
                         Inferred:                                                                      (over 4 yrs)
                         294,000 oz Au (5.93 g/t)
                                                                                                           TBD
          DORMEX                       TBD                     2,400 m           Adjacent           (potential fold of
                                                                                                     Sleeping Giant)


                 Potential to produce over 100,000 oz per year
                      from expanded Sleeping Giant mill


     *     See Cautionary Note to U.S. Investors Concerning Estimates of Measured, Indicated and Inferred
           Resources. Report sources can be found in the appendix.
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2011 Gold
EXPLORATION
• 70-km land package surrounding Sleeping Giant mill
• Budget: $9.1 M for 49,000 m of drilling
         • 26,500 m at Sleeping Giant

         • 22,500 m at NAP‟s other gold properties




                                                                Vezza

                                                    Discovery
                                                 Cameron Shear JV
                                                    Florence
                                                     Flordin
                                 Harricana
                                   North
                                                          Dormex


                                Sleeping Giant
                                  Mine & Mill
                                                          Laflamme



                                                     Abitibi region, Quebec, Canada
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NAP 2011
PRIORITIES


 Priority                                                 Status
 Progressing the LDI mine expansion                       In Progress
 Completing the LDI resource update (Q2)                  Done
 Updating the LDI mine expansion plan (Q3)                In Progress
 Completing the shaft deepening at Sleeping Giant (Q2)    Done
 Advancing the Vezza gold project towards a production    In Progress
 decision (year-end)
 Continuing exploration programs aimed at increasing      In Progress
 reserves and resources at LDI and in the gold division




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Why
INVEST?

                        PIPELINE OF PROJECTS TO
      STRONG                INCREASE
  MANAGEMENT TEAM            PRODUCTION

  INVESTING IN FUTURE         FINANCIAL
      GROWTH               STRENGTH


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Shareholder
INFORMATION
North American Palladium‟s vision is to build a mid-tier diversified precious metals company operating in mining
friendly jurisdictions. Highly leveraged to palladium, the Company is also building its exposure to gold, and is
focused on investing in its current operations to grow its production of palladium and gold. NAP‟s experienced
management and technical teams have a significant commitment to exploration and are dedicated to
building shareholder value.



                 Corporate Office:        Royal Bank Plaza, South Tower
                                          200 Bay St., Suite 2350
                                          Toronto, ON M5J 2J2


                     Stock Symbols:       NYSE Amex – PAL
                                          TSX – PDL, PDL.WT.B

                              Website:    www.nap.com

                 Investor Relations:      Camilla Bartosiewicz
                                          Manager, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
                                          camilla@nap.com
                                          416-360-7590 ext. 7226

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        Appendices &
FURTHER INFORMATION


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Senior
MANAGEMENT

    William J. Biggar – President and CEO
    An accomplished businessman with extensive experience in mining and in a broad range of industries. Mr. Biggar has held
    senior positions with Barrick Gold Corporation, Horsham Corporation and Magna International. He also has over 12 years of
    experience as an investment banker and private equity investor. A Chartered Accountant, he holds Master of Business
    Administration and Bachelor of Commerce (with distinction) degrees from the University of Toronto.

    Greg Struble – Vice President and COO
    A mine engineer with over 30 years of experience in underground mining. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice
    President and COO of Stillwater Mining Company, where he was responsible for two underground palladium mines as well as
    smelter and refinery operations. Prior to this, he worked as underground project manager for Barrick Gold‟s Cortez Hills Joint
    Venture. Mr. Struble has also worked internationally at a number of large gold mines.


    Michel Bouchard – Vice President, Exploration and Development
    Mr. Bouchard has been involved in exploration, development, and operations in the mining industry for the past 25 years. He
    is credited with contributing to the discovery of the Bouchard Hebert Mine in northwest Quebec. Previously Mr. Bouchard
    held senior positions with Audrey Resources, Lyon Lake Mines and SOQUEM. Mr. Bouchard was formerly President and CEO of
    Cadiscor Resources Inc.


    Jeff Swinoga – Vice President, Finance and CFO
    Eighteen years of experience in the resource, mining and finance industries. Mr. Swinoga has held CFO positions with HudBay
    Minerals and MagIndustries, and was Director, Treasury Finance of Barrick Gold Corporation for seven years. A Chartered
    Accountant, he also has an MBA from University of Toronto and an honours economics degree from University of Western
    Ontario.

    Trent Mell – Vice President, Corporate Development and General Counsel
    Mr. Mell has previously worked at the corporate head offices of Barrick Gold Corporation and Sherritt International. Prior to
    joining the mining industry, Mr. Mell worked with Stikeman Elliott LLP, where he practiced securities law. Mr. Mell has published
    papers on NI 43-101, and holds a B.A., a B.C.L. (with distinction) and a LL.B. (with distinction), all from McGill University, as well
    as a Masters degree in Securities Law from Osgoode Hall Law School.

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Cautionary Note to U.S. Investors Concerning
MINERAL RESERVES AND MINERAL RESOURCE

•   Mineral reserves and mineral resources have been calculated in accordance with National Instrument
    43-101 as required by Canadian securities regulatory authorities. For United States reporting purposes,
    Industry Guide 7, (under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934), as interpreted by Staff of the Securities
    Exchange Commission (SEC), applies different standards in order to classify mineralization as a reserve. In
    addition, while the terms “measured”, “indicated” and “inferred” mineral resources are required pursuant
    to National Instrument 43-101, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission does not recognize such
    terms. Canadian standards differ significantly from the requirements of the SEC, and mineral resource
    information contained herein is not comparable to similar information regarding mineral reserves
    disclosed in accordance with the requirements of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. U.S.
    investors should understand that “inferred” mineral resources have a great amount of uncertainty as to
    their existence and great uncertainty as to their economic and legal feasibility. In addition, U.S. investors
    are cautioned not to assume that any part or all of NAP's mineral resources constitute or will be
    converted into reserves. For a more detailed description of the key assumptions, parameters and
    methods used in calculating NAP‟s mineral reserves and mineral resources, see NAP‟s most recent Annual
    Information Form/Form 40-F on file with Canadian provincial securities regulatory authorities and the SEC.

• Michel Bouchard, P. Geo, Vice President, Exploration & Development, for North American Palladium Ltd.,
  is the Qualified Person who supervised the preparation of the technical data in this presentation.

• Please refer to North American Palladium‟s Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31,
  2010 and applicable technical reports available on www.sedar.com, www.sec.gov and www.nap.com
  for further information.
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LDI Mine
MINERAL RESERVES & RESOURCES
Roby Zone: May 31, 2010 & Offset Zone: December 31, 2010
                               Tonnes      Pd       Pt     Au     Ni     Cu           Pd
                               (000’s)   (g/t)   (g/t)   (g/t)   (%)    (%)    (000’s oz)

  RESERVES
    PROVEN - Roby Zone1,3         283     7.40   0.42    0.36    0.08   0.08          67
    PROBABLE - Roby Zone1,3       637     5.10   0.39    0.33    0.09   0.08         105
  Total Proven & Probable         920     5.81   0.40    0.34    0.08   0.08         172
  RESOURCES
    MEASURED
    Offset Zone1,2              2,500     5.62   0.36    0.33    0.12   0.09         452
    Open   Pit1,3               3,722     1.99   0.23    0.17    0.07   0.08         238
    Stockpile1,3                  508     2.21   0.20    0.18    0.07   0.05          36
  Total Measured                6,730     3.36   0.28    0.23    0.09   0.08         726
    INDICATED
    Offset Zone1,2             11,955     5.24   0.36    0.32    0.12   0.10       2,016
    Roby Zone1,3                3,144     7.62   0.44    0.33    0.08   0.06         770
    Open   Pit1,3               2,565     2.20   0.24    0.18    0.07   0.08         181
    Stockpile1,3               13,365    0.970   0.12    0.08    0.06   0.03         417
  Total Indicated              31,029     3.40   0.26    0.21    0.09   0.06       3,384
  Total Measured & Indicated   37,759     3.39   0.26    0.21    0.09   0.06       4,110
    INFERRED
    Offset Zone1,2              3,071     4.80   0.34    0.22    0.08   0.07         474


 See Notes on the next page.                                                                43
LDI Mine
MINERAL RESERVES & RESOURCES
NOTES:
1.Prepared in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 – Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects (“NI 43-101”) and the
  Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum classification system.
2.The mineral resource estimate for the Offset Zone was prepared by Antoine Yassa, P.Geo. and Eugene Puritch, P.Eng. of P&E
  Mining Consultants Inc. both Independent Qualified Persons within the meaning of NI 43-101. The mineral resource calculation uses
  a minimum 3.5 g/t Pd resource block cut-off, Assays were capped at various levels depending on metal grade distributions.
  Resources were estimated to the 4070 Mine Level (-930 m elevation), a maximum depth of 1,430 m. The following metal price
  assumptions were used: US$475/oz palladium, US$1,500/oz platinum, US$1,100/oz gold, US$9.00/lb nickel, and US$3.00/lb copper. A
  US$/Cdn$ exchange rate of US$0.95 = CDN$1.00 was also applied.
3.The mineral reserve and resource estimate for the Roby Zone, open pit and and stockpiles were estimated as of June 30, 2010 by
  Scott Wilson RPA and updated by David Penna, P.Geo., an employee of the Company and a Qualified Person under 43-101 to: (i)
  to reflect additions to mineral reserves in the Roby Zone as a result of a lower cut-off palladium grade and higher palladium price
  in the Roby Zone; (ii) depletion from production up to May 31, 2011, and (iii) mineral reserves from the crown pillar (supported by an
  internal engineering report). The following cut-off grades were used: (i) 1.8 g/t PdEq for the Roby open pit, within an optimized pit
  shell run below the current pit survey; (ii) 1.9 g/t PdEq for the mine stockpiles; and (iii) 5.8 g/t PdEq for the underground Roby
  Zone. These cut-off grades were determined under the assumption that production would take place at a rate of 14,000
  tpd. Metal price assumptions of US$350/oz palladium, US$1,400/oz platinum, US$850/oz gold, US$6.50/lb nickel, and US$2.00/lb
  copper were used in the estimation of cut-off grade. A US$/Cdn$ exchange rate of 1.11 was also applied.
4.Palladium ounces are stated as contained ounces. Disclosure of contained ounces is permitted under Canadian regulations;
  however, the SEC generally permits resources to be reported only as in place tonnage and grade. Since the closure of the open
  pit operations, metallurgical recoveries at the LDI mine have been approximately 80.8% for palladium, 74.2% for platinum and
  77.2% for gold.
5.Mineral resources which are not mineral reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability. The estimate of mineral resources
  may be materially affected by environmental, permitting, legal, title, taxation, socio-political, marketing, or other relevant
  issues. The quantity and grade of reported inferred resources in this estimation are uncertain in nature and there has been
  insufficient exploration to define these Inferred resources as an Indicated or Measured mineral resource and it is uncertain if further
  exploration will result in upgrading them to an Indicated or Measured mineral resource category.
6.The resource estimate was prepared by constructing 3D wireframes containing 37.9 million tonnes of mineralization with Gemcom
  software and using inverse distance squared (1/d2) grade interpolation on capped composited assays.


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Sleeping Giant Mine
MINERAL RESERVES & RESOURCES
December 31, 2010

                                                                            Au                    Au
        Type                                         Tonnes               (g/t)       (Contained Oz.)
        RESERVES

            Proven                                     36,800               7.7                      9,100
            Probable                                  154,200               8.6                     42,600
            Proven & Probable                        191,000                8.4                     51,700
        RESOURCES
            Measured                                   15,400               5.9                      2,900
            Indicated                                 589,500               6.5                    123,000
            Measured & Indicated                     604,900                6.5                    125,800
            Inferred                                  146,000               8.2                     38,700



    NOTES:
    1. The mineral reserve and mineral resource estimate for the Sleeping Giant mine was prepared by Mr.
       Vincent Jourdain, P.Eng., Ph.D, Donald Trudel, P.Geo. and Marc-André Lavergne P.Eng., qualified persons
       under NI 43-101.
    2. Mineral resources are exclusive of mineral reserves.
    3. Mineral Resources are estimated at varying cut-off grades depending on the type of mining method
       contemplated.
    4. This updated mineral resource estimate assumes a long-term gold price of US $1,100.
    5. CIM definitions were followed for Mineral Resources. See Cautionary Note to U.S. Investors Concerning
       Estimates of Measured, Indicated and Inferred Resources.                                                  45
Vezza Project
MINERAL RESOURCES
December 31, 2010

                                                                                    Au                        Au
        Type                                                Tonnes                (g/t)           (Contained Oz.)
        RESOURCES

            Measured                                        190,000                  6.1                         37,100

            Indicated                                     1,524,000                  5.8                        283,800

            Total Measured & Indicated                    1,714,000                  5.8                        320,900
            Inferred                                        633,000                  5.0                        102,100



   NOTES :
   1. This updated mineral resource estimate was prepared as of April 11, 2011 by M. Bernard Salmon, B.Sc., Eng., an
      independent Qualified Person within the meaning of NI 43-101.
   2. CIM definitions were followed for the estimation of Mineral Resources.
   3. Mineral Resources are estimated at a cut-off grade of 3 g/t, using an average long-term gold price of US$1,200 per
      ounce and a US$/C$ exchange rate of 1:1.
   4. Minimum mining width of two metres was used.
   5. Totals may not represent the sum of the parts due to rounding.
   6. See Cautionary Note to U.S. Investors Concerning Estimates of Measured, Indicated and Inferred Resources.




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Flordin Property
MINERAL RESOURCES
March 14, 2011


                                                                              Au                  Au
        Type                                           Tonnes               (g/t)     (Contained Oz.)
        RESOURCES

            Measured                                    116,200               3.25                   12,133

            Indicated                                 2,679,600               1.74                  149,902

            Total Measured & Indicated                2,795,800               1.80                 162,035

            Inferred                                  1,915,700               1.59                   97,651



   NOTES:
   1. This updated mineral resource estimate for a potential open pit mining method was prepared as of March 14,
      2011 by Mr. Pierre-Luc Richard, B.Sc., Geo. of InnovExplo Inc., an independent qualified person under NI 43-101,
      using a cut-off grade of 0.5 g/t and 3 metre minimum width.
   2. CIM definitions were followed for the estimation of mineral resources.
   3. See Cautionary Note to U.S. Investors Concerning Estimates of Measured, Indicated and Inferred Resources.




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Discovery Project
MINERAL RESOURCES
August 1, 2008
                                                                                                          Au
                                                                                        Au        (Contained
           Type                                                 Tonnes                (g/t)          ounces)
           RESERVES
              Measured                                              3,000              8.95                   900
              Indicated                                        1,279,000               5.74              236,000
              Inferred                                         1,546,000               5.93              294,000




 NOTES:
 1. Source: NI 43-101 Technical Report, August 1, 2008
 2. The mineral resource estimate for the Discovery Project was prepared by Mr, Carl Pelletier, B.Sc., P.Geo. of InnovExplo, an
    independent qualified person under NI 43-101, assuming a gold price of U.S.$850 in the first 5 years, and U.S.$750
    thereafter. Applied varying cut-off grades depending on the type of mining method contemplated.
 3. The effective date of the estimate is June 17, 2008.
 4. This estimate conforms with National Instrument 43-101 – Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects (NI 43-101). U.S. investors
    should refer to the company‟s most recent 40F/Annual Information Form for an overview on how Canadian standards differ
    significantly from U.S. requirements. Mineral Resources, having demonstrated economic viability, are not Mineral Reserves.

    For further information, please refer to the report titled “Technical Report on the Scoping Study and Mineral Resource Estimate
    for the Discovery Project (according to Regulation 43-101 and Form 43-101F1) dated August 1, 2008 and prepared by
    InnovExplo Inc. It is filed on www.sedar.com under Cadiscor Resources Inc.




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