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CanAlaska Signs Staged Option for Manibridge

Government Funding for Magnetic Surveys Flown Over Resting Lake and Halfway Lake Projects

Agreement Reached to Terminate Hunter/Strong Option

CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSXV: CVV) (OTCQB: CVVUF) (FSE: DH7N) ("CanAlaska" or the "Company") is pleased to provide an update on exploration activity at its land holdings within the Thompson Nickel Belt in northern Manitoba. The Company holds 27,372 hectares (68,430 acres) of claims and mineral exploration licences within the northern and southern portions of the Thompson nickel belt, the 5th largest sulphide nickel district in the world. The projects are all located close to road, rail and power infrastructure. Nickel milling facilities are situated in the south at the township of Wabowden, and in the north at the city of Thompson, Manitoba. Sulphide nickel deposits are a key provider of clean nickel for EV batteries. CanAlaska's projects encompass past producing mines, and mineral zones which have historical first-pass exploration success.

At the Manibridge nickel project, which includes a past-producing high-grade nickel mine, and new high-grade discovery holes by CanAlaska, 2 km to the north, a new funding option is now in place. A staged Option Agreement ("Agreement") with D Block Discoveries Inc. (DBD), to earn a 100% interest in the Project is in place. The Agreement will allow DBD to earn a 100% interest in the Project by undertaking work totaling $4,000,000, making cash payments totaling $180,000 and issuing $275,000 worth of common shares plus additional issuances totaling 6,500,000 common shares, all of which is payable in three defined earn-in stages over an aggregate 36 month period. CanAlaska will operate the project for the first two stages of exploration, and will receive customary operator fees. Approved exploration permits have been received for the Manibridge Nickel Project allowing for drilling in Phase 1 of the Agreement.

CanAlaska has also completed the first pass exploration targeting on its two newly acquired Resting Lake and Halfway Lake nickel Projects, see news April 28, 2021 and June 15, 2021, respectively. The new high resolution airborne magnetic surveys completed on the Resting Lake and Halfway Lake projects were completed following recent work permit approvals. The Resting Lake airborne survey received $23,820 of funding from the Manitoba government through the Manitoba Mineral Development Fund (MMDF) program.

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The Company is very pleased with the timely permit approvals and new exploration results. This new high resolution geophysical information will provide significantly more refined and high-quality targets for drill testing. Both project areas contain, or are immediately adjacent to, known sulphide nickel mineralization and deposits.

CanAlaska also announces that it has resumed 100% control of the Hunter and Strong nickel projects near the City of Thompson after completing a termination agreement with Fjordland Exploration Inc. (FEX). The exploration permitting process for the Hunter/Strong property has taken longer than expected, an outcome CanAlaska could not have foreseen more than 18 months ago when the Company first started discussion with FEX about an option agreement to explore the project area. Because the timelines have not unfolded as intended, CanAlaska and FEX mutually agreed to terminate the Agreement and CanAlaska has returned 1,000,000 FEX common shares that were issued as part of the Agreement.

The Hunter and Strong properties have high priority drill targets associated with historical mineralized drill holes and well modeled conductor targets along extensions of the geological horizons associated with the nearby Mel nickel deposit. The technical reviews and modeling undertaken under the Fjordland Option has reinforced CanAlaska's view of drill target quality and the Company intends to pursue early drill exploration for these exciting and high priority projects. CanAlaska continues to work with the Manitoba government toward a successful permit process outcome and has now applied for assessment timeline extension due to permitting delays as allowed by the Manitoba government. CanAlaska remains confident exploration permits will be received to allow drill testing of the newly prioritized and high-quality geophysical targets.

CanAlaska CEO, Cory Belyk, comments, "I am very pleased with progress made by the team on the Manitoba nickel projects. We continue to do the right deals at the right time with the right partners to advance these projects toward discovery, and we continue to add high-quality projects with our project generator approach delivering ever-increasing opportunity for our shareholders to realize value through discovery. I look forward to new and refined drill targets coming from our recently completed airborne surveys that will set these new projects up for success. CanAlaska looks forward to forming new joint venture partnerships in the Thompson Nickel Belt."

About CanAlaska Uranium

CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSXV: CVV) (OTCQB: CVVUF) (FSE: DH7N) holds interests in approximately 214,000 hectares (530,000 acres), in Canada's Athabasca Basin - the "Saudi Arabia of Uranium." CanAlaska's strategic holdings have attracted major international mining companies. CanAlaska is currently working with Cameco and Denison at two of the Company's properties in the Eastern Athabasca Basin. CanAlaska is a project generator positioned for discovery success in the world's richest uranium district. The Company also holds properties prospective for nickel, copper, gold and diamonds. For further information, visit www.canalaska.com.

The qualified technical person for this news release is Dr Karl Schimann, P. Geo, CanAlaska director and VP Exploration.

On behalf of the Board of Directors
"Peter Dasler"
Peter Dasler, M.Sc., P.Geo.
President
CanAlaska Uranium Ltd.

Contacts:

Cory Belyk, Executive VP and CEO
Tel: +1.604.688.3211 x 306
Email: cbelyk@canalaska.com

Peter Dasler, President
Tel: +1.604.688.3211 x 138
Email: info@canalaska.com

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Forward-looking information

All statements included in this press release that address activities, events or developments that the Company expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve numerous assumptions made by the Company based on its experience, perception of historical trends, current conditions, expected future developments and other factors it believes are appropriate in the circumstances. In addition, these statements involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties that contribute to the possibility that the predictions, forecasts, projections and other forward-looking statements will prove inaccurate, certain of which are beyond the Company's control. Readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Except as required by law, the Company does not intend to revise or update these forward-looking statements after the date hereof or revise them to reflect the occurrence of future unanticipated events.

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Global Atomic Announces Q2 2022 Results

Global Atomic Corporation ("Global Atomic" or the "Company"), (TSX: GLO) (OTCQX: GLATF) (FRANKFURT: G12) announced today its operating and financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2022 .

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Global Atomic Concludes Negotiations with the Government of Niger, forms Dasa Project Operating Company and appoints Board of Directors and Senior Management

Global Atomic Corporation ("Global Atomic" or the "Company"), (TSX: GLO) (OTCQX: GLATF) (Frankfurt: G12), is pleased to announce the incorporation of Société Minière DASA S.A. or "SOMIDA", the Company's Niger mining subsidiary under which the Dasa Uranium Project will operate. SOMIDA will be governed by a Board of Directors comprised of six representatives from the Company and three representatives of the Government of Niger .

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  • Share ownership of SOMIDA will be 80% Global Atomic and 20% Government of Niger , including the 10% carried interest provided under the Niger Mining Code
  • The Niger Government will own 20% of the shares of SOMIDA and receive dividend income when paid
  • The Niger Government is obligated to contribute 10% of all capital and operating costs over the life of the mine
  • Moussa Souley, the former Managing Director of Orano's COMINAK Mine, has been appointed Managing Director of SOMIDA
  • Robert Parr , Mining Engineer, MBA, has been appointed Project Manager for Dasa

"Global Atomic Corporation would like to thank His Excellency, President Mohamed Bazoum and Madame Hadizatou Ousseini Yacouba, Minister of Mines of the Republic of Niger , for their support of the Dasa Project. We look forward to a long-term partnership in the development and operation of our outstanding new uranium mine which will benefit all Nigeriens", said Stephen G. Roman , Global Atomic's President & CEO.

"The Niger Government's decision to acquire and fund an additional 10% interest in the Dasa Project reflects their confidence in the quality of the deposit and longevity of the mine.  Uranium mining plays an important social-economic role in Niger , providing steady long-term employment and associated economic benefits including royalty payments, tax revenue at the local, regional and national levels, foreign exchange earnings and funds for regional development and local communities."

"This agreement demonstrates the Niger Government's commitment to support the Dasa Project, which will be viewed positively by our Banking Syndicate, who are currently conducting their Due Diligence review. We are now constructing the Dasa mining camp to house employees during construction and early-stage mine development. The Mine Site infrastructure is currently well advanced, with completion timed to coincide with commencement of mining operations and the collaring of the Portal, scheduled for November, 2022."

About Moussa Souley

Moussa Souley, is a Nigerien mining engineer, who from 2016 to 2021 was the Managing Director of the COMINAK Underground Mine a subsidiary of the French nuclear energy company Orano Group, located 100 kms north of the Dasa Project.  The Cominak Mine employed over 1,000 people and shut down after 50 years of mining in March 2021 .

Starting in December 2002 , Mr. Souley held several management positions with Orano (previously AREVA) in Niger and France.  Prior to that Mr. Souley worked as a mining engineer for Noranda in Canada , where he also studied mining and mineral processing engineering and received his Masters Degree in Mineral Economics from the University of Montreal .  Mr. Souley has also lectured and designed workshops at the Engineering School of Mines, Industry and Geology in Niamey, Niger .  Mr Souley speaks French and English.

About Robert Parr

Robert Parr is a mining engineer with more than 25 years' operational and technical experience across both underground and open pit operating environments.  He brings valuable and extensive experience from the significant time he has spent on Australian and international projects ( Africa , South America , Asia and Scandinavia).  Mr. Parr has recently held the roles of Chief Operating Officer for both a leading African mining contractor (SFTP Mining) and a large Colombian gold miner ( Caldas Gold ).  Prior to that he was the Project Director for constructing Sissingue Gold Mine in Ivory Coast .  He also has mine construction experience with Ranger Uranium (Rio Tinto, Australia ), Hecla Mining (San Isidora, Venezuela ), Barrick Gold (Bulyanhulu, Tanzania ) and Porgera Joint Venture (Barrick, Nui Guini ).  Mr. Parr speaks native English, conversational French and Spanish, and beginner Arabic.  He is a member of AusIMM and qualifies as a Competent Person for evaluating mining reserves.

About Global Atomic

Global Atomic Corporation ( www.globalatomiccorp.com ) is a publicly listed company that provides a unique combination of high-grade uranium mine development and cash-flowing zinc concentrate production.

The Company's Uranium Division includes four deposits with the flagship project being the large, high-grade Dasa Project, discovered in 2010 by Global Atomic geologists through grassroots field exploration.  With the issuance of the Dasa Mining Permit and an Environmental Compliance Certificate by the Republic of Niger , the Dasa Project is fully permitted for commercial production.  The Phase 1 Dasa Feasibility Study filed December 2021 represents approximately 20% of the current resource and estimates 45.4 million pounds U 3 O 8 production over a 12-year period to commence by the end of 2024.  Mine excavation began in Q1 2022.

Global Atomics' Base Metals Division holds a 49% interest in the Befesa Silvermet Turkey, S.L. ("BST") Joint Venture, which operates a modern zinc production plant, located in Iskenderun, Turkey . The plant recovers zinc from Electric Arc Furnace Dust ("EAFD") to produce a high-grade zinc oxide concentrate which is sold to zinc smelters around the world. The Company's joint venture partner, Befesa Zinc S.A.U. ("Befesa") listed on the Frankfurt exchange under 'BFSA', holds a 51% interest in and is the operator of the BST Joint Venture. Befesa is a market leader in EAFD recycling, with approximately 50% of the European EAFD market and facilities located throughout Europe , Asia and the United States of America .

The information in this release may contain forward-looking information under applicable securities laws.  Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, statements with respect to completion of any financings; Global Atomics' development potential and timetable of its operations, development and exploration assets; Global Atomics' ability to raise additional funds necessary; the future price of uranium; the estimation of mineral reserves and resources; conclusions of economic evaluation; the realization of mineral reserve estimates; the timing and amount of estimated future production, development and exploration; cost of future activities; capital and operating expenditures; success of exploration activities; mining or processing issues; currency exchange rates; government regulation of mining operations; and environmental and permitting risks.  Generally, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "is expected", "estimates", variations of such words and  phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results "could", "would", "might", "will be taken", "will begin", "will include", "are expected", "occur" or "be achieved".  All information contained in this news release, other than statements of current or historical fact, is forward-looking information.  Statements of forward-looking information are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of Global Atomic to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including but not limited to those risks described in the annual information form of Global Atomic and in its public documents filed on SEDAR from time to time.

Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management at the date such statements are made.  Although management of Global Atomic has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to be materially different from those forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended.  There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.  Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance upon forward-looking statements.  Global Atomic does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements, except in accordance with applicable securities law.  Readers should also review the risks and uncertainties sections of Global Atomics' annual and interim MD&As.

The Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy and accuracy of this news release.

SOURCE Global Atomic Corporation

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UEX CORPORATION Announces Further Superior Proposal

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Denison Delivers Further Acquisition Proposal to UEX

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UEX Corporation Announces Receipt of Acquisition Proposal and Postponement of Securityholders' Meeting

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan TheNewswire - August 8, 2022 UEX Corporation (TSX:UEX) (OTC:UEXCF) (" UEX " or the " Company ") announces that it has received an unsolicited non-binding proposal from a company (the " Offeror ") for the acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding common shares of UEX in consideration for common shares of the Offeror by way of plan of arrangement (the " Offer ").

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