Western Uranium Corporation

Western Uranium Corporation

December 11, 2007 08:30 ET

Western Uranium Corporation Announces Appointments of Senior Vice President and Senior Project Manager

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 11, 2007) - Western Uranium Corporation ("WUC" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:WUC) is pleased to announce the appointments of Douglas R. Bowden as Senior Vice President and Mr. Richard Jones as Senior Project Manager.

Mr. Bowden has over thirty years experience in the minerals exploration industry throughout North and Central America. In 1975, Mr. Bowden began his career with Noranda as an exploration geologist. His professional career rapidly evolved from field geologist to serving in a variety of management and executive positions. Prior to joining WUC, Mr. Bowden was Vice President - Exploration for Gold Summit Corporation.

During his career Mr. Bowden successfully managed large exploration programs for Amselco Minerals, a subsidiary of BP Minerals, Kennecott, and Great Basin Exploration and Mining, a subsidiary of Gencor, directing both regional generative exploration programs as well as managing large projects involving extensive drilling. Mr. Bowden also ran his own consulting business in the late 1990s. In January of 2007, as an independent contractor, Mr. Bowden assumed management of Western Uranium's Ruby Hill Project in Nunavut.

Mr. Bowden holds a MSc. in Geology from Michigan Technical University and is a registered professional geologist in the state of Utah and is a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101 standards.

Mr. Jones has over 25 years of experience in the minerals industry and has worked in both geological and engineering capacities. His engineering experience includes working as a Process Engineer at an in-situ uranium mine in south Texas. Prior to joining WUC Mr. Jones ran his own geological consulting company, focusing on geologic mapping and economic evaluations of mining properties. Mr. Jones holds a M.Sc. Degree in Geology from Queen's University, Canada and B.S. degrees in both Geological Engineering and Geology from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. He is a Registered Geologist in the state of California and is a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101 standards.

WUC's board has granted Mr. Bowden stock options to acquire 300,000 shares in addition to the 100,000 stock options previously granted to Mr. Bowden in his capacity as a consultant to the company. Mr. Jones has been granted stock options to acquire 125,000 shares. These options are issued pursuant to the terms of the Company's Stock Option Plan.

About the Company

Western Uranium Corporation is a mineral exploration company with a focus on uranium. The Company has exploration properties in Nevada, New Mexico and in the Thelon Basin, Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. The Company has its head office in Vancouver, Canada; its executive management team is based in Reno, Nevada.

On behalf of the Board of Western Uranium Corporation

Pamela J. Klessig, President & CEO

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy 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 or to U.S. Persons unless an exemption from such registration is available.

The TSX Venture Exchange has in no way passed upon the merits of the proposed transaction and has neither approved nor disapproved of the contents of this press release.

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