Cavan Ventures Inc.
TSX VENTURE : CVN

Cavan Ventures Inc.

March 16, 2010 16:00 ET

Cavan Announces 2010 Exploration Program

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 16, 2010) - Cavan Ventures Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CVN), a public mineral exploration company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, is pleased to announce plans for the company's 2010 exploration program on the KM Property located approx. 30km north of Smithers, B.C.

During the 2009 field season, prospecting, rock sampling, and geological surveys were carried out over the central area of the property. This work resulted in the discovery of several new high-grade precious and base-metal zones. Select results are summarized in the following table:

Sample Width (cm) Au ppb Ag ppm Cu ppm Pb ppm Zn ppm
441036 110     798.9 >100.0 >10000.0 >10000.0 >10000
441037 200   1529.6    66.5 2773.4 >10000.0 3647
441039 grab       39.9 >100.0 5296.9 6646.4 6680
441051 10     282.7 >100.0 398.2 >10000.0 4662
441052 5   1763.8 >100.0 513.1 >10000.0 >10000
441054 18   1256.9 17.5 121.7 64.9 49
441055 10     217.8 >100.0 4029 >10000.0 >10000
441056 10     750.8 3.3 9.6 586.7 181
441058 10     681.7 >100.0 >10000.0 >10000.0 >10000
441069 3     163.5 59.4 3871 6866.7 40
441076 5     848.8 >100.0 335.1 >10000.0 7824
441081 15   1557.5 56.2 5740.6 60.4 14
441085 20 10284.4 >100.0 >10000.0 1061.6 1540
441090 3   2845.5 55.9 352.6 >10000.0 1527

An assessment report describing the 2009 exploration program is available to all investors on the company's website: www.cavanventures.com or SEDAR.

The company is currently planning an aggressive program of geology, prospecting, sampling, trenching, to be followed by diamond drilling for the 2010 field season.

Gregory Thomson, the "Qualified Person" as defined in National Instrument 43-101, has reviewed the technical information presented in this news release.

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements that reflect the current views and/or expectations of Cavan Ventures Inc. with respect to its performance, business and future events. Such statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Actual results and events may vary significantly.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

CAVAN VENTURES INC.:

Ming Chiang, President & CEO

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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