Western Uranium Corporation

Western Uranium Corporation

December 16, 2009 08:30 ET

Western Uranium Corporation Appoints New Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 16, 2009) - Western Uranium Corporation (TSX VENTURE:WUC) ("the Company") is pleased to announce that Colin Macdonald has been appointed a director of the Company effective December 14, 2009.

Mr. Macdonald has been with Cameco Corporation ("Cameco") and predecessor companies since 1981. A geologist by training, he obtained bachelors and masters degrees in geological sciences at Queen's University and University of Saskatchewan. Colin has held numerous positions in scientific, operational, and management roles while pursuing uranium and gold exploration in North America and internationally. He also served for a period as corporate strategic planner for Cameco. Colin is currently Vice-president, Exploration at Cameco, and is responsible for the company's worldwide uranium exploration activities.

The Board of Western Uranium believes Mr. Macdonald's background and experience will complement and enhance the current board and welcomes him as a director.

About the Company

Western Uranium Corporation is a mineral exploration company. The Company has exploration properties in North and South America and in Spain. The Company has its head office in Vancouver, Canada; its executive management team is based in Reno, Nevada.

On behalf of the Board of Western Uranium Corporation

Pamela J. Klessig, President & CEO

The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved or disapproved of the contents of this press release. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as such 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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