ATAC Resources Ltd.

ATAC Resources Ltd.

March 16, 2010 10:13 ET

ATAC Resources Ltd. Appoints Chairman of the Board

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 16, 2010) - ATAC Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:ATC) is pleased to announce that Douglas O. Goss, Q.C. has been appointed to the position of Chairman of the Board for the Company, effective March 15, 2010.

Mr. Goss obtained his B.Comm. (Finance) from the University of Alberta in 1980, followed by his L.L.B. in 1984. Mr. Goss currently serves as Counsel to the law firm of Bryan & Company LLP in Edmonton, Alberta, where he specializes in Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate financing transactions. Mr. Goss has served on the Boards of, or as Counsel to, numerous private and public corporations in Canada, and is currently General Counsel to Premium Brands Holdings Corporation.

Mr. Goss also is the Chairman of the Board of the Edmonton Eskimo Football Club, and is the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT).

ATAC is a well funded junior mining company focused on its 100% owned Rau Gold Project. The Rau Gold Project hosts Nevada-style gold mineralization previously unseen in Yukon. For additional information concerning ATAC Resources Ltd., please visit ATAC's website at

On behalf of the board,

Graham Downs, CEO

ATAC Resources Ltd.

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