November 12, 2003


Gildan Activewear Will Hold Its 2003 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results Conference Call At 10:00 AM On December 4, 2003

MONTREAL, Nov. 12 /CNW Telbec/ - Gildan Activewear Inc. (NYSE: GIL; TSX: GIL.A) will report its fiscal 2003 fourth quarter and year-end results on Thursday, December 4, 2003, as well as provide information on its future capital investment and capacity expansion plans. A press release will be published before market open and a conference call is scheduled the same day at 10:00 AM, Eastern Time.

To listen to the conference call, you may access by phone by dialling 1-800-474-8920 or by live sound webcast at

If you are unable to participate in the conference call, a replay of the conference call will be available by dialing 1-888-203-1112 and entering passcode 296686, until December 11.
Concurrently, a sound webcast of the conference call will be available on the "Investor Relations" section of Gildan's website, for 30 days.

Gildan Activewear is a public, vertically-integrated manufacturer and marketer of premium quality branded basic activewear for sale principally in the wholesale imprinted activewear segment of the Canadian, U.S. and European apparel markets. The company manufactures and sells premium quality 100% cotton and 50% cotton/50% polyester T-shirts, placket collar sport shirts and sweatshirts in a variety of weights, sizes, colours and styles. The company sells its products as blanks, which are ultimately decorated with designs and logos for sale to consumers. Gildan employs more than 9,000 full-time employees.

Investor inquiries :

Jessy Hayem, CFA

Vice-President, Head of Investor Relations

(514) 744-8511

Media inquiries :

Geneviève Gosselin

Director, Global Communications and Corporate Marketing

(514) 343-8814