Canadian Copper Provides Update on Murray Brook Asset and Exploration Plans

Toronto, September 5th, 2023 – Canadian Copper Inc. (CSE:CCI) (“Canadian Copper” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide a corporate update regarding its Murray Brook acquisition integration status and 2023 exploration plans.

  • A new Mineral Resource Estimate (“MRE”) for the Murray Brook deposit was commissioned in August with expected results in late September 2023.
  • A 12-hole program totaling 2,300 meters permit request was submitted to the New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources in August. This program is designed to test extensions of the Murray Brook deposit this year (Figure A).
  • A prospecting and trenching program will begin this fall at the Murray Brook West Project (Figure B).

Simon Quick, CEO of Canadian Copper. “We are feverishly working on integrating the Murray Brook asset acquisition. There are significant value accretion opportunities within the known resource in addition to various development scenarios given its proximity to a fully furnished milling and flotation facility. In parallel, we continue to strongly believe in the regions discovery potential which is a core pillar to our growth strategy. As a result, we will both explore the known limits of the Murray Brook deposit as-well as our exciting Murray Brook West property this year.”


Murray Brook Mineral Resource Estimate and Exploration Program

The Company commissioned P&E Mining Consultants Inc. to calculate a new MRE for the Murray Brook deposit. There are two primary reasons for this effort:

  • Several economic factors have improved since the previous MRE completed in 2013 that could increase the size of this large resource. Specifically, the previous MRE assumed US$/C$ exchange rate parity and lower metal recoveries for copper and lead.
  • A total of 6,017 meters of drilling occurred between 2017 – 2019 which is currently not included.

The Company is targeting release of the new MRE in late September. The results of this model are also integral in planning our next exploration efforts at the project.

The objective of the Murray Brook exploration program is to test a new copper stringer zone starting from surface that was discovered in 2019 (MB19-01: 1.35% Cu, 19 g/t Ag, 0.18 g/t Au over 26.4 meters[1]). The Company expects to begin this program this year. Previous drilling results on this new zone can be found here.


Murray Brook West Exploration Plans

The Murray Brook West property is located directly adjacent to the Murry Brook deposit and encompasses the same geologic horizon as neighbouring Caribou and Restigouche deposits. Initial prospecting efforts will begin at Murray Brook West this year. Activities will include prospecting and trenching across the favorable Caribou Horizon shown in Figure B.

Figure A: Murray Brook Proposed Drilling Areas
Figure B: Murray Brook West Prospecting Plan



Qualified Persons

Mr. Eugene Puritch, P.Eng., FEC, CET, President of P&E Mining Consultants Inc. and independent Qualified Person as defined in NI 43-101, has reviewed and approved the scientific and technical content of this news release.

About Canadian Copper Inc.

Canadian Copper is a Canadian-based mineral exploration company with a copper and base metals portfolio of historical resources and grassroots projects. The Company is focused on the prolific Bathurst Mining Camp (BMC) of New Brunswick, Canada. There are currently 85,322,540 shares issued and outstanding in the Company.

For more information, please contact:

Simon Quick, Director and CEO   |   (905) 220-6661   |   |

Neither the CSE nor its Market Regulator (as that term is defined in the policies of the CSE) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

Cautionary and Forward-Looking Statements

This news release includes certain forward-looking statements and forward-looking information (collectively, “forward-looking statements”) within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein including, without limitation, statements regarding the sale of the Chester and Turgeon Projects and the anticipated business plans and timing of future activities of the Company, are forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes that such statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Often, but not always, forward looking information can be identified by words such as “pro forma”, “plans”, “expects”, “will”, “may”, “should”, “budget”, “scheduled”, “estimates”, “forecasts”, “intends”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “potential” or variations of such words including negative variations thereof, and phrases that refer to certain actions, events or results that may, could, would, might or will occur or be taken or achieved. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such risks and other factors include, among others, statements as to the anticipated business plans and timing of future activities of the Company, including the Company’s option to acquire properties under the Puma Option Agreement, the proposed expenditures for exploration work thereon, the ability of the Company to obtain sufficient financing to fund its business activities and plans, delays in obtaining governmental and regulatory approvals (including of the CSE), permits or financing, changes in laws, regulations and policies affecting mining operations, the Company’s limited operating history, currency fluctuations, title disputes or claims, environmental issues and liabilities, as well as those factors discussed under the heading “Risk and Uncertainties” in the Company’s annual management discussion and analysis for the year ended October 31, 2023 and other filings of the Company with the Canadian Securities Authorities, copies of which can be found under the Company’s profile on the SEDAR+ website at Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any of the forward-looking statements in this presentation or incorporated by reference herein, except as otherwise required by law.

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Simon Quick

Simon's experience includes early stage permitting, project development through to design engineering, construction, and final turnover. He joins Canadian Copper from McEwen Mining Inc. where he was Vice President of Projects. He has an honours degree in Economics from Bishop’s University and an Executive MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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