Lions Gate Metals Inc.

Lions Gate Metals Inc.

August 20, 2009 09:30 ET

Wet'suwet'en & Lions Gate Metals Sign Memorandum of Understanding

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 20, 2009) - Lions Gate Metals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:LGM) ("LGM" or the "Company") -

The Office of the Wet'suwet'en representing the interests of five Clans and thirteen Houses, and the senior executives of Lions Gate Metals (TSX VENTURE:LGM), have concluded a groundbreaking Memorandum of Understanding ("MoU").

The MoU recognizes Wet'suwet'en title, rights and interests on 22,000 sq.kms of traditional territories in northwest BC. Both parties to the MoU are committed to a respectful, consultative relationship with regard to LGM's mineral exploration activities on Wet'suwet'en territories.

"The Wet'suwet'en have never ceded, surrendered, or in any way relinquished title, rights, or responsibility to ensure the environmental integrity of the territories," stated Debbie Pierre, Executive Director, "This MoU is required by Wet'suwet'en Chiefs to ensure meaningful dialogue takes place on land use and resource development within our territories."

"We believe this MoU represents a significant milestone on our path towards the mutual benefit of the Wet'suwet'en, local communities and Lions Gate Metals. This MoU also solidifies LGM's position as an industry leader in recognizing the interests of the Wet'suwet'en in the Poplar Lake resource," said Mark Hewett, Director of Lions Gate Metals.

Lions Gate Metals Inc. is a Canadian based, junior resource company focused on the exploration, development, and acquisition of both advanced and early stage mineral projects. Lions Gate Metals owns 100% of three substantial copper and molybdenum projects located in British Columbia. The management team understands the complex dynamics of the mining industry and has created a highly attractive corporate structure to maximize success.


Mark Hewett, Director

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