SOURCE: Copper North Mining Corp.

Copper North Mining Corp.

June 23, 2016 19:00 ET

Copper North Increases Financing

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - June 23, 2016) -


Copper North Mining Corp. ("Copper North" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: COL) is pleased to report that the previously announced financing (see June 2, 2016 news release) has been increased to $853,000 (the "Private Placement").

The Company now plans to issue up to 4.1 million units (the "Units") at a price of $0.15 per Unit for gross proceeds of $615,000 and up to 1.4 million flow-through shares (the "FT Shares") at a price of $0.17 per FT Share for gross proceeds of $238,000. Each Unit will consist of one common share of the Company (a "Share") and one non-transferable warrant (a "Warrant"). Each Warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one additional Share at a price of $0.25 for a period of 24 months from closing.

The Company has agreed to pay 7.5% in cash in finders' fees and to issue 10% in warrants (the "Finders' Warrants") in connection with certain portions of the Private Placement. Each Finders' Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one Share at a price of $0.25 for a period of 24 months from closing.

The Company intends to use the proceeds from the sale of FT Shares for exploration at the Thor property and plans to use the proceeds from the sale of Units toward completion of an updated Preliminary Economic Assessment on the Carmacks Project, as well as working capital and general corporate purposes.

All securities issued, including common shares to be issued upon exercise of Warrants or Finders' Warrants, are subject to TSX Venture Exchange acceptance and a four month hold period.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

On behalf of the Board of Directors:

Dr. Harlan Meade
President, CEO and Director

About Copper North

Copper North is a Canadian mineral exploration and development company. Copper North's assets include the Carmacks Project located in the Yukon, the Redstone property located in the Northwest Territories, and the Thor property in British Columbia. Copper North trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol COL.

This news release includes certain forward-looking information or forward-looking statements for the purposes of applicable securities laws. These statements include, among others, statements with respect to the price of securities issued pursuant to the Private Placement; use of proceeds from the Private Placement; and proposed exploration and development activities and their timing. These statements address future events and conditions and, as such, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations include, among others, the timeliness and success of regulatory approvals, the timing and success of future exploration and development activities, exploration and development risks, market prices, exploitation and exploration results, availability of capital and financing, general economic, market or business conditions, uninsured risks, regulatory changes, defects in title, and other exploration risks detailed herein and from time to time in the filings made by the Company with securities regulators. In making the forward-looking statements, the Company has applied several material assumptions including, but not limited to, the assumptions that the Private Placement will receive regulatory approval and will proceed as planned, the proposed exploration and development of the mineral projects will proceed as planned, market fundamentals will result in sustained metals and mineral prices, and any additional financing needed will be available on reasonable terms. The Company expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise except as otherwise required by applicable securities legislation.

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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