Cascadia International Resources Inc.

Cascadia International Resources Inc.

April 16, 2007 12:09 ET

Cascadia Announces New President

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - April 16, 2007) -


Cascadia International Resources Inc. ("Cascadia" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE:CJ) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Richard Osmond as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Company. For the past three years, Mr. Osmond worked with Anglo American as the Senior Geophysicist for North America and Europe. The six years prior to that, Mr. Osmond worked with Noranda Falconbridge Ltd as the Senior Project Geophysicist for the Raglan Mine and Eastern North America -Greenland. Preceding that, Mr. Osmond worked with Voisey's Bay Nickel Co. Ltd as a geophysicist for the Voisey's Bay Nickel project. Mr. Osmond has a Bachelor of Science degree (Honors) from Memorial University in St. John's Newfoundland with a major in both Geology and Geophysics.

With the appointment of Mr. Osmond, the Company has added the technical expertise necessary to develop the existing Nickel properties held by Cascadia as well as to pursue new exploration projects globally. Cascadia currently has a Nickel/Copper deposit at Norton in Northern Ontario (43-101 compliant report), a Base Metal/Uranium project at Midway near Armstrong, Ontario, and a Nickel/PGE project in the Raglan area of Quebec. The Company recently added the Nickel/PGE/Uranium exploration project in Baker Lake, Nunavut (see press release dated March 15, 2007). For more information on these projects, visit our website at

In addition, Cascadia has appointed Mr. Osmond to the Board of Directors.

Mr. Osmond has previously been granted options to purchase 1,000,000 common shares of the Company, exercisable at $0.10-$0.155, over a 5 year period.

Mr. James Evaskevich has resigned as President of the Company, effective immediately, but will remain as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Company has appointed Mr. Evaskevich as Executive Chairman.

The TSX Venture Exchange Inc. has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy and accuracy of this release.

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