Nearctic Nickel Mines Inc.

September 25, 2007 13:23 ET

Canadian Royalties Inc. Calls for Arbitration Claiming It Is Entitled to Transfer of 10% Interest in Expo Ungava Property

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 25, 2007) - Nearctic Nickel Mines Inc. the "Corporation" (PINK SHEETS:UGVAF) announces that it has recently received notice of arbitration from Canadian Royalties Inc. "CRI". The notice states that a dispute exists because Ungava Mineral Exploration Inc. "UMEI" has failed to transfer 10% interest in the Expo Ungava Property pursuant to the terms of the Option Agreement of January 12, 2001, as requested by CRI. The immediate transfer CRI has called for would increase its interest from 70% to 80% in the Property. The Corporation is participating in the arbitration process and intends to resist CRI's claim for immediate vesting of the 10% interest in the Property.

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  • Nearctic Nickel Mines Inc.
    Dr. Allan Miller
    (613) 231-5656