TORONTO, ONTARIO and NUCLA, COLORADO--(Marketwired - Feb 2, 2017) - Western Uranium Corporation (CSE:WUC)(WUC.CN)(WSTRF) ("Western" or the "Company") announces that it intends to complete a share for debt settlement transaction (the "Shares for Debt Settlement") with certain creditors ("Creditors"), providing for the settlement of approximately Cdn$107,576 through the issuance of an aggregate of 53,788 common shares of the Company ("Common Shares") at a deemed issue price of Cdn$2.00 per Common Share.
The Board of Directors and Management of Western believe that the proposed Shares for Debt Settlement is in the best interests of the Company as it allows the Company to leverage its cash position.
The Shares for Debt Settlement will not create a new control person holding more than 20% of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company.
The Shares for Debt Settlement is subject to the approval of the Canadian Securities Exchange. The Common Shares issued pursuant to the Shares for Debt Settlement will be subject to a statutory six (6) month and one day hold period.
About Western Uranium Corporation
Western Uranium Corporation is a Colorado based uranium and vanadium conventional mining company focused on low cost near-term production of uranium and vanadium in the western United States and development and application of ablation mining technology.
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