Cartier Resources Inc.

Cartier Resources Inc.

December 23, 2008 15:47 ET

Cartier Announces Closing of a $620,880 Financing

VAL-D'OR, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Dec. 23, 2008) - Cartier Resources inc. (TSX VENTURE:ECR) ("Cartier") announces the closing of a non-brokered private placement for a total of 2,822,182 units for a total amount of $620,880. Each unit is priced at $0.22 and consists of one common share of the company and a right to purchase one half warrants. A whole share purchase warrant may be exercised at $0.35 a share for a period of 24 months from the closing of this financing.

The subscribers of this financing include CGE Ressources 2008 for a total of $200,000 (909 091 units). The remaining 1,913,091 units for a total of $420,880 were subscribed by accredited investors non related to the company (with the exception of one director of the company).

At closing Cartier paid a finder's fee of $45,670 to Valeurs Mobilieres Desjardins and Industrial Alliance Securities Inc. The shares issued at the final closing of the private placement are subject to a four-month hold period expiring April 24, 2009.

Cartier will use the proceeds from the private placement for exploration on its Kinojevis property.

About Cartier Resources Inc.

Cartier Resources is a pure-play exploration company focused on gold in the prolific Abitibi Gold Belt in Quebec. The Company's portfolio of properties consists of 100% owned projects which are managed by a team of geologists who have a proven track record of making significant discoveries. Cartier Resources' resolve is to increase shareholder value from acquisition to discovery.

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