Gold Canyon Resources Inc.

Gold Canyon Resources Inc.

April 24, 2009 12:45 ET

Gold Canyon Holds Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 24, 2009) - Gold Canyon Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GCU)(PINK SHEETS:GDCRF) ("Gold Canyon" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that its Annual General Meeting of shareholders was held in Vancouver, British Columbia on April 23, 2009 at which:

- the incumbent directors of the Company, being Akiko Levinson, Ron Schmitz, Ivan Obolensky, Duncan Riesmeyer, Vincent Della Volpe and Douglas Christopherson were re-elected as directors of Gold Canyon for the coming year;

- Davidson & Company, the incumbent auditors of the Company, were re-appointed auditors of Gold Canyon for the coming year;

- in accordance with the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange, the Company's rolling 2003 Incentive Stock Option Plan was ratified for the coming year; and

- the Shareholders Rights Plan was reconfirmed in accordance with its terms.

About Gold Canyon Resources Inc.:

Gold Canyon is engaged in the acquisition and exploration of mineral and precious metals properties. The Company controls a 100% interest in the Springpole Gold - Horseshoe Island Gold, Platinum, Palladium Project and Favourable Lake Poly-metallic property currently under option to Shoreham Resources Inc. pursuant to an option and joint venture agreement entered into in December 2005 - all in the Red Lake Mining District of Ontario, Canada.

Through its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary, Gold Canyon Resources USA Inc., the Company controls a 100% interest in the Cordero Gallium Project situated in Humboldt County, Nevada, U.S.A.

Gold Canyon entered into a Joint Exploration Agreement with the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) in January 2009.

Additional information can be found on the Company's website:

Akiko Levinson, President & Director

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 news release.

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