WestCan Uranium Corp.
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WestCan Uranium Corp.

May 13, 2008 06:00 ET

WestCan Uranium Corp Applies for Additional Saskatchewan Coal Permits

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 13, 2008) - WestCan Uranium Corp. (TSX VENTURE:WCU)(OTCBB:WCURF)(FRANKFURT:IAR) ("WestCan"; "the Company") announces that the Company has made application for additional coal permits covering a new area of interest, in accordance with the Coal Disposition Act of Saskatchewan. The time frame for granting of the permits is dependent upon regulatory requirements to process the applications.

The Company has submitted applications for additional permits in the vicinity of the Goldsource Mines Inc. discovery, north of the Town of Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan. Management will keep WestCan shareholders aware of the status of the coal permits, which have been submitted to the offices of The Saskatchewan Ministry of Energy and Resources, located in Regina Saskatchewan on May 08th, 2008 and May 12th, 2008.

Chris England, President & CEO of WestCan commented, "The recent discovery of Coal deposits in east-central Saskatchewan has convinced management to expand its exploration commitment in the Province."

On behalf of the Board of Directors

Chris England, President and CEO

WestCan Uranium Corp.

Statements about the Company's future expectations and all other statements in this press release other than historical facts are "forward looking statements". The Company intends that such forward-looking statements be subject to the safe harbours created thereby. Since these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change at any time, the Company's actual results may differ materially from the expected results.

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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