Forum Uranium Corp.
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Forum Uranium Corp.

October 26, 2006 15:48 ET

Forum Uranium Commences Airborne Geophysical Survey Over Beach Zone

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 26, 2006) - Forum Uranium Corp. (TSX VENTURE:FDC) is pleased to announce that it has commenced an aerial VTEM time-domain electromagnetic and magnetic geophysical survey over the Beach and West Beach Zones on the Maurice Point Project located in the Athabasca Basin of northern Saskatchewan. The survey comprising approximately 500 line kilometres (km) with line spacing of 200 metres (m) will be conducted by Geotech Ltd. of Aurora, Ontario.

The helicopter-borne magnetic and electromagnetic survey data will assist in the identification of conductive horizons suggestive of graphitic zones which are frequently associated with prospective basement faults. Detailed mapping and prospecting this summer defined a northeast trending regional structure with northwest, east-west and north-northwest cross structures that control widespread uranium mineralization, which seem to be associated with graphitic rocks at the Uranium Ridge, Beach and West Beach zones in the McKenzie Point area. The current VTEM survey is expected to provide additional drill targets in the area. It is interpreted that the Maurice Bay deposit and the uranium occurrences at McKenzie Point are influenced by this strong northeast regional structural trend.

Forum also announces that Condor Consulting Inc. has been engaged to reprocess data from a 2005 GEOTEM survey of the Maurice Point Project area.

Phil Robertshaw, P.Geo. (Saskatchewan), Forum's Geophysical Consultant is supervising the survey and has reviewed the contents of this news release.

Forum Uranium Corp. is a Canadian-based energy company with a focus on the acquisition, exploration and development of uranium projects. The Company has a 100% interest in over 165,000 hectares of uranium exploration properties and a 65% interest in the Costigan Lake Joint Venture located in the prolific Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan. Forum also has a 50% interest in the exploration of over 100,000 hectares of prospective ground in the Thelon Basin, Nunavut Territory.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD,

Richard J. Mazur, P.Geo., President & CEO


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