SOURCE: Ascendant Copper Corporation

March 01, 2007 09:30 ET

Ascendant Copper to Present at PDAC Conference, Toronto

Dear Shareholders and Investors,

TORONTO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 1, 2007 -- Ascendant Copper Corporation (TSX: ACX) invites all of its shareholders and investors to join Management at this year's Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada ("PDAC") annual convention at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, March 4th - March 7th, 2007. The Company will be making a corporate presentation in the Exchange Forum, 10:40 AM, Wednesday, March 7, 2007, Room 205 D (Street Level). Ascendant will also be hosting a booth for the four days of the show in Room 105 (one level beneath street level), booth number 4213 (on the back wall of Room 105).

Management will be updating the status of its two principal copper projects in Ecuador, namely Junin and Chaucha, as well as addressing the Company's diversification opportunities. Come and listen to Gary E. Davis, CEO, who has just returned from Ecuador, as he discusses one of the industry's best kept secrets.

We hope you will be able to join us in Toronto. If you have any questions or need further information please call our toll free line 866-907-6047.

Ascendant's principal business is the exploration for copper in Ecuador. The Company has two primary properties: the Junin property and the Chaucha property, which it has partnered with Antofagasta PLC for exploration and advancement. The Company has also acquired an extensive exploration data base developed for Ecuador by Rio Tinto Mining and Exploration Limited and has an option to purchase the Telimbela copper/molybdenum grassroots exploration property located in an historic mining district in south-central Ecuador.


John R. Haigh
Manager Investor Relations

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