Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) November 16, 2004
CanAlaska Ventures Ltd "CanAlaska" http://www.canalaska.com (TSX Venture: CVV Â OTCBB: CVVLF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Karl Schimann, P. Geo., to the position of Manager, Uranium Exploration Division. Dr. Schimann holds a PHD from the University of Alberta and has worked extensively in the Uranium industry. Dr Schimann worked for 20 years with COGEMA, commencing in 1977, both in Uranium and gold exploration.
More than 10 years of his employment was directly involved in Uranium exploration and mine geology in the Athabasca Basin, in particular Dr. Schimann was the Project Manager at Cigar Lake, from discovery throughout the exploration phase, and was the Senior Mine Geologist, responsible for the Geological Control Department at the McClean Lake Mine. Dr Schimann was COGEMA's District Geologist for the Canadian Cordillera and Head of COGEMA's Saudi Arabia exploration office.
Dr. Schimann brings extensive geological and mine evaluation skills to the Company, which will further complement CanAlaska's existing exploration team. CanAlaska's Chairman, Harry Barr notes, "Dr Schimann's wealth of experience in uranium exploration will be invaluable to the Company as it positions itself as one of the larger exploration landholders in the eastern Athabasca basin of Saskatchewan."
The CanAlaska October Monthly Uranium Â Gold Report can be reviewed at: http://www.canalaska.com/i/pdf/cvvmonthlyoct2004.pdf.
The CanAlaska November map can be viewed at: http://www.canalaska.com/i/maps/Landpositionnov2004.jpg
The qualified person for this release is Peter Dasler, P. Geo, President of CanAlaska Ventures Ltd.
CanAlaska is a mineral exploration company with Uranium, gold, base and platinum group metal projects in Alaska, British Columbia, Labrador, Ontario, Quebec and New Zealand. Management's objective is to create shareholder wealth through the exploration and development of diversified mineral project portfolio.
To learn more about the exploration and mining activities for Harry Barr publicly traded companies go to: http://www.goldplatinumgroup.com.
For CanAlaska Uranium Project information go to: http://www.canalaska.com/s/Projects.asp?ReportID=88871&_Type=Projects&_Title=Uranium-Project. For a comprehensive June 2004 Briefing Paper entiled "Canada's Uranium Production & Nuclear Power issued by the Uranium Information Centre go to: http://www.uic.com.au/nip03.htm
On behalf of the Board of Directors
Harry Barr, Chairman
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This news release contains certain "Forward-Looking Statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations are disclosed in the Company's documents filed from time to time with the British Columbia Securities Commission and the United States Securities & Exchange Commission.
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