Western Copper Corporation

Western Copper Corporation

June 12, 2007 11:43 ET

Western Copper Corporation Grants Stock Options

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 12, 2007) - Western Copper Corp. (TSX:WRN) announces the granting of 665,000 stock options in accordance with its incentive plan.

On June 6th 2007, Western Copper Corporation granted 665,000 stock options, of which 375,000 are for officers and directors and the remaining 290,000 are for employees.

The stock options are granted at $1.88 (the closing price on June 5th, 2007) and will expire in five years on June 6th, 2012. One third of the options will vest after 12 months, one third after 18 months and the remainder after 24 months.

On behalf of the board,

F. Dale Corman, C.E.O. and Co-Chairman

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