Canadian Quantum Energy Corporation

Canadian Quantum Energy Corporation

October 19, 2009 13:18 ET

Canadian Quantum Energy Corporation Announces 4 for 1 Forward Stock Split

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 19, 2009) - Douglas Brett, President and CEO of Canadian Quantum Energy Corporation ("Canadian Quantum" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:CQM), announces that the Board of Directors of the Company has unanimously approved a 4 for 1 forward split of the Company's issued and outstanding common shares, subject to approval of the shareholders of the Company and regulatory approval, including approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. Shareholder approval of the proposed forward split will be sought at the Company's upcoming annual general and special shareholders meeting to be held on November 16, 2009. The record date for the proposed forward split will be set subsequent to both the requisite shareholder and regulatory approvals being obtained. Douglas Brett, President and CEO, stated, "This forward stock split is intended to lay the groundwork to improve trading liquidity and enhance shareholder value." Canadian Quantum currently has a total of 6,145,444 common shares issued and outstanding and no preferred shares. In the event the required shareholder and regulatory approvals are obtained to effect the proposed 4 new shares for each old one share held forward split, the Company would have a total of 24,581,776 common shares issued and outstanding. The name of the Company will not be changed in connection with the share split.

About Canadian Quantum

Canadian Quantum is active in the Quebec Lowlands Utica Shale Play holding various interests in approximately 170,000 gross acres.

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