Ontex Resources Limited
TSX : ONT

Ontex Resources Limited

January 09, 2007 13:41 ET

Ontex Completes $130,000 Private Placement

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 9, 2007) - Ontex Resources Limited ("Ontex") (TSX:ONT) announced today that it has raised gross proceeds of approximately $130,000 through the sale of 928,569 common shares. Each common share was issued at a price of $0.14. All common shares issued under the private placement constitute "flow-through" shares (as defined under the Income Tax Act (Canada)) and all proceeds from the sale and issue of such shares will be used for eligible expenditures in connection with the further exploration and development of Ontex's mineral properties. All common shares issued under the private placement are subject to resale restrictions under applicable securities laws, which shall expire on April 30, 2007.

Investors are invited to visit the Ontex IR Hub at www.agoracom.com/IR/Ontex where they can post questions and receive answers or review questions and answers already posted by other investors. Alternatively, investors are able to e-mail all questions and correspondence to ONT@agoracom.com where they can also request addition to the investor e-mail list to receive all future press releases and updates in real time.

About Ontex Resources Limited

Ontex is a gold exploration company focused on precious metals exploration and development. Currently, Ontex is focused on developing the Brookbank Gold Deposit, one of the largest undeveloped deposits in Northern Ontario. Ontex also has an investment in Echo Energy Canada Inc. (TSXV: "EEI"), a natural gas exploration company based in Ontario. Ontex is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ("ONT").

To find out more about Ontex Resources Limited. (TSX:ONT), visit our website at: http://www.ontexresources.com/

This press release includes certain "Forward-Looking Statements" within the meaning of the US Private Securities Reform Act of 1995. Other than statements of historical fact, all statements are "Forward-Looking Statements" that involve such various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove accurate. Results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Readers of this press release are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these "Forward-Looking Statements". All dollar amounts are Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted.

Neither the TSX, nor any other securities Regulatory Authority has approved or disapproved of the contents of this news release.

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