– CANADA, Montreal – Canadian Metals Inc. (CSE:CME) today announced the appointment of Roger Urquhart to the board of directors.

René Boisvert, President of The Company comments: “I feel very fortunate to have Roger joining our board. His vast experience in ferroalloys and silicon in particular will be welcomed as we are right now evaluating different proposals from major equipment suppliers and engineering firms to execute our feasibility study for the Phase I of the Baie-Comeau Silicon project. Roger is one of the very few technical experts in the world in this field and his contribution is welcomed for what I believe will be the most advanced silicon plant in the world.”

Roger Urquhart stated: “After hearing what The Company is planning to build in Baie-Comeau, a real technological breakthrough for silicon, I am excited to join and bring my experience and advice to the board and management of the company.”

About Roger Urquhart

Roger Urquhart is a graduate of McGill University in Montreal, he received his B.Eng./M.Eng. Metallurgy in 1968 and 1970. He also received his Ph.D. Metallurgy from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in 1973. He worked as Research Engineer from 1970-74 at Mintek in Johannesburg and from 1974-76 at QIT-Fer et Titane in Tracy. He then joined Chromasco in Beauharnois as Plant Metallurgist and Director of Metallurgy from 1976-80. From 1980 to 2012, at Fenco Lavalin, SNC-Lavalin and Hatch, in various functions as Director of Metallurgy and Vice-President he participated and was responsible for numerous feasibility studies, project executions and due diligence.

Much of his career is dedicated to ferroalloys including many silicon projects. He is the author of numerous technical papers and presentations at all the major metallurgy conferences.

About Canadian Metals Inc.

Canadian Metals is a diversified resource company focused on creating shareholder value through the development of large-scale industrial mineral portfolios in specific commodities and jurisdictions that will fuel the new energy economy. The company is uniquely positioned to pursue this strategy in silicon, precious and base metal assets.

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