Canadian Quantum Energy Corporation

Canadian Quantum Energy Corporation

January 26, 2012 18:55 ET

Canadian Quantum Announces Grant of Stock Options

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Jan. 26, 2012) - Canadian Quantum Energy Corporation ("Canadian Quantum" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:CQM) announced today that, subject to regulatory approval, it has granted 2,300,000 options to purchase common shares of Canadian Quantum to directors and officers of the Corporation, in accordance with the Corporation's stock option plan. These options expire five years from the date of grant and have an exercise price of $0.25 per share. Canadian Quantum has determined that exemptions from the various requirements of the TSX Venture Exchange Policy 5.9 and Multilateral Instrument 61-101 are available for the issuance of the options to the officer of the Corporation (Formal Valuation - Issuer Not Listed on Specified Markets; Minority Approval - Fair Market Value Not More Than 25% of Market Capitalization).

About Canadian Quantum

Canadian Quantum is actively exploring for light oil in Alberta and has acquired approximately 18,000 gross acres (8,900 net acres). The Corporation continues to hold various interests in approximately 174,000 gross acres covered by four permits in the St. Lawrence Lowlands, Quebec Utica Shale Play.

This news release may contain certain forward-looking information. All statements included herein, other than statements of historical fact, is forward-looking information and such information involves various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. A description of assumptions used to develop such forward-looking information and a description of risk factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking information can be found in the Corporation's disclosure documents on the SEDAR website at The Corporation does not undertake to update any forward-looking information except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that 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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