CanAlaska appoints Chief Operating Officer
CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSX-V: CVV; OTCQB: CVVUF; Frankfurt: DH7N), ("CanAlaska or the "Company") reports that it has appointed Cory Belyk as Chief Operating Officer. Cory is a professional geoscientist and senior manager with almost 30 years of experience working for major mining companies in the Athabasca Basin and world-wide. He was previously Director of Exploration for Cameco's international operations including Mongolia and Australia. As COO he will oversee daily operations and be involved directly with marketing and development of the Company's uranium and base metal projects.
West McArthur uranium discovery
Cory was part of Cameco's management team that made the first uranium discoveries at Fox Lake and subsequently at CanAlaska's West McArthur project located 2 kilometres along strike.
CanAlaska President Peter Dasler comments, "We have been waiting for some time to see a change in the trends within the uranium industry, and now that we see this is happening, it is exciting to be able to recruit Cory to help drive our exploration programs to success. Cory has been intimately involved with the West McArthur project for some years, and understands the potential for tier one discoveries here, and on other projects that CanAlaska operates. He is a great addition to our team, at a very strategic time."
About CanAlaska Uranium
CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. holds interests in approximately 152,000 hectares (375,000 acres), one of the largest land positions in Canada's Athabasca Basin - the "Saudi Arabia of Uranium." CanAlaska's strategic holdings have attracted major international mining companies. CanAlaska is currently working with Cameco and Denison at two of the Company's properties in the Eastern Athabasca Basin. CanAlaska is a project generator positioned for discovery success in the world's richest uranium district. The Company also holds properties prospective for nickel, copper, gold and diamonds. For further information visit www.canalaska.com.