Base Metals

Western Copper and Gold Corporation ("Western" or the "Company") (TSX: WRN) (NYSE American: WRN) is pleased to announce assay results from the remaining 13 holes of the 2021 diamond drilling program at its wholly-owned Casino Copper-Gold Project ("Casino") in the Yukon Territory, Canada . The program, developed with input from Rio Tinto, comprised a total of 6,074.97 m in 22 holes. Highlights of the first nine drill holes were reported in Western's Nov. 29, 2021 news release, and are included herein. Drill assay results are shown in Table 1 and collar data in Table 2.

Highlights

  • Drilling in the deposit core area confirmed its importance to the overall resource at Casino as shown by long intercepts of grades higher than the average resource grades in the Leached Cap ("CAP"), Supergene ("SUP"), and Hypogene ("HYP") zones:
    • DDH21-13 returned a 300.23 m (length of hole) interval grading 0.70% CuEq 1 , including a 21.00 m sub-interval grading 1.50% CuEq 1 within the HYP zone.
    • DDH21-20 returned a 248.41 m (length of hole) interval grading 0.58% CuEq 1 , including a 21.00 m sub-interval grading 1.10% CuEq 1 in the SUP zone.
  • Drilling northeast of the deposit core returned values at or exceeding resource-grade levels.
    • DDH21-17 returned a 300.23 m (length of hole) interval grading 0.57% CuEq 1 , including a 15.00 m sub-interval grading 1.09% CuEq 1 in SUP mineralization.
  • Review of lithological and mineralogical settings for holes DDH21-07, 21-08 and 21-09 indicate these holes were collared along or proximal to the NW – SE trending Casino Fault.
    • A high-grade intercept grading 2.53% CuEq 1 across 65.80 m in DDH21-09 (see News Release dated Nov 29 ) is hosted by brecciated rock that consistently hosts higher-grade mineralization in the Casino Deposit.
  • Although grades from most exploration holes drilled outside of the current deposit area were lower than average resource grades, hole DDH21-14, collared east of the deposit, returned a 54.35 m interval grading 0.78% CuEq 1 , with the majority of contained value derived from anomalous gold and silver content.

Summary

The 2021 program was comprised of 16 holes within the Casino deposit resource boundaries, centered on the "Deposit Core" area (see news release dated Feb 2, 2021 ). Drilling within the resource area included 5 resource confirmation holes, 3 metallurgical testing holes, and 8 holes for geotechnical analysis.  An additional 6 exploration holes were drilled outside of the deposit area. All holes within the deposit area returned values that confirmed or, in some cases, improved upon previous drilling. These positive results represent important achievements of the 2021 program.

At Casino, higher grades are hosted mostly by intrusive breccias and, in the Deposit Core, also by Patton Porphyry intrusive rock. Holes DDH21-07, -08 and -09, collared east of and at a significantly lower elevation than the deposit core, indicate that higher grades also occur in brecciated zones east of the deposit core. These high-grade intervals may be influenced by proximity to the Casino Fault.

Significant CuEq values have now been established for the various zones comprising the Casino deposit. Analysis of results within respective zones continue to support previous drilling results showing that the supergene enrichment zones host somewhat higher CuEq values than the underlying hypogene zone. Significantly higher supergene to hypogene ratios in DDH21-09 may reflect structurally-controlled enriched mineralization along and proximal to the Casino fault.

Table 1: Significant Results, 2021 drill program.

Hole

Zone 3

From
(m)

To
(m)

Width 2
(m)

Cu
(%)

Au
(g/t)

Ag
(g/t)

Mo
(%)

CuEq 1
(%)

DDH21-01

All

0.50

352.04

351.54

0.17

0.21

0.99

0.027

0.45


Cap

0.50

57.25

56.75

0.07

0.15

0.98

0.035

0.33


SUP

57.25

177.98

120.73

0.28

0.26

1.11

0.038

0.65


HYP

177.98

352.04

174.06

0.13

0.20

0.91

0.017

0.36

DDH21-02

All

5.20

350.22

345.02

0.20

0.45

3.06

0.038

0.74


CAP

5.20

109.93

104.73

0.01

0.47

3.92

0.010

0.46


Including

88.10

91.10

3.00

0.00

5.20

9.23

0.033

4.36


SUP

109.93

217.61

107.68

0.34

0.44

2.35

0.051

0.91


HYP

217.61

350.22

132.61

0.24

0.44

2.96

0.050

0.82

DDH21-03

All

0.00

228.60

228.60

0.10

0.21

2.36

0.026

0.40


CAP

0.00

115.54

115.54

0.01

0.20

1.39

0.039

0.34


SUP

115.54

228.60

113.06

0.19

0.22

3.34

0.012

0.45

DDH21-04

All

3.05

350.52

347.47

0.26

0.55

4.03

0.031

0.86


CAP

3.05

115.91

112.86

0.05

0.61

3.67

0.020

0.65


S c8UP

115.91

301.41

185.50

0.39

0.56

4.87

0.033

1.01


HYP

301.41

350.52

49.11

0.23

0.42

1.66

0.052

0.80

DDH21-05

All

3.05

300.23

297.18

0.16

0.37

1.98

0.013

0.53


CAP

3.05

82.00

78.95

0.04

0.49

2.23

0.008

0.48


SUP

82.00

159.82

77.82

0.21

0.38

2.21

0.015

0.59


HYP

159.82

300.23

140.41

0.21

0.30

1.72

0.015

0.53

DDH21-06

All

0.00

324.61

324.61

0.27

0.45

2.03

0.026

0.74


CAP

0.00

39.62

39.62

0.11

0.19

0.77

0.007

0.30


SUP

39.62

73.41

33.79

0.21

0.34

1.24

0.015

0.55


HYP

73.41

324.61

251.20

0.30

0.50

2.33

0.030

0.84


Including

115.41

151.41

36.00

0.71

0.86

2.17

0.035

1.55

DDH21-07

All

18.29

326.14

307.85

0.42

0.52

2.14

0.030

0.98


CAP

18.29

36.58

18.29

0.05

0.53

2.82

0.019

0.58


SUP

36.58

326.14

289.56

0.45

0.52

2.10

0.031

1.01


Including

117.72

123.72

6.00

1.14

1.38

4.17

0.046

2.46


HYP

145.72

326.14

180.42

0.38

0.47

2.06

0.032

0.90

DDH21-08

All

1.52

256.03

254.51

0.17

0.22

1.22

0.005

0.38


CAP

1.52

18.57

17.05

0.06

0.12

1.02

0.004

0.18


HYP

18.57

256.03

237.46

0.17

0.21

1.21

0.005

0.37

DDH21-09

All

0.00

225.55

225.55

0.52

0.54

3.04

0.008

1.01


CAP

0.00

10.62

10.62

0.05

0.18

1.11

0.005

0.23


SUP

10.62

52.42

41.80

1.60

1.61

8.92

0.018

3.04


Including

10.62

76.42

65.80

1.32

1.33

7.09

0.019

2.53


Including

25.67

52.42

26.75

2.18

1.92

10.80

0.020

3.90


Including

34.67

35.67

1.00

3.27

4.20

112.00

0.018

7.74


HYP

52.42

225.55

173.13

0.29

0.30

1.73

0.006

0.56

DDH21-10

All

13.76

123.6

109.84

0.18

0.20

0.91

0.004

0.36


CAP

13.76

18.49

4.73

0.18

0.24

1.30

0.004

0.40


HYP

18.49

123.60

105.11

0.18

0.20

0.89

0.004

0.36

DDH21-11

All

1.52

251.46

249.94

0.17

0.44

2.44

0.012

0.59


CAP

1.52

76.52

75.00

0.04

0.50

2.89

0.013

0.52


SUP

76.52

142.52

66.00

0.24

0.48

2.04

0.012

0.69


Including

97.52

115.52

18.00

0.28

0.69

2.29

0.019

0.92


HYP

142.5

251.46

108.94

0.23

0.36

2.36

0.012

0.59

DDH21-12

n/a

162.80

168.80

6.00

0.09

0.26

3.70

0.000

0.34

DDH21-13

All

0.00

300.23

300.23

0.19

0.54

4.09

0.010

0.70


CAP

0.00

152.00

152.00

0.01

0.48

3.90

0.013

0.49


HYP

152.00

300.23

148.23

0.37

0.59

4.29

0.008

0.92


Including

179.00

200.00

21.00

0.23

1.51

5.86

0.005

1.50


Including

207.65

223.35

15.70

0.99

1.31

8.68

0.017

2.18


Including

216.65

218.79

2.14

2.29

5.88

23.90

0.016

7.26

DDH21-14

n/a

114.04

120.04

6.00

0.07

0.18

0.90

0.000

0.22


n/a

141.04

150.04

9.00

0.05

0.18

1.56

0.000

0.20


n/a

191.00

203.00

12.00

0.04

0.96

0.20

0.000

0.81


n/a

269.00

323.35

54.35

0.02

0.86

5.45

0.000

0.78

DDH21-15

All

4.57

225.55

220.98

0.19

0.33

2.36

0.015

0.54


CAP

4.57

60.62

56.05

0.09

0.59

3.00

0.014

0.64


SUP

60.62

167.59

106.97

0.25

0.26

1.93

0.011

0.52


HYP

167.59

225.55

57.96

0.18

0.21

2.54

0.024

0.46

DDH21-16

n/a

149.5

150.5

1.00

0.01

0.20

18.75

0.000

0.34

DDH21-17

All

0.00

300.23

300.23

0.24

0.28

1.38

0.021

0.57


CAP

0.00

21.00

21.00

0.15

0.40

2.12

0.017

0.56


SUP

21.00

36.00

15.00

0.51

0.55

2.49

0.028

1.09


CAP

36.00

94.00

58.00

0.14

0.37

1.88

0.017

0.53


SUP

94.00

154.00

60.00

0.46

0.31

1.18

0.029

0.84


HYP

154.00

300.23

146.23

0.18

0.19

1.04

0.020

0.42

DDH21-18

n/a

191.05

206.05

15.00

0.05

0.28

2.04

0.000

0.29

DDH21-19

n/a

No significant intervals

DDH21-20

All

0.00

248.41

248.41

0.16

0.45

2.15

0.011

0.58


CAP

0.00

75

75.00

0.04

0.48

2.95

0.012

0.50


SUP

75.00

143.05

68.05

0.25

0.57

2.24

0.011

0.77


Including

101.05

122.05

21.00

0.33

0.84

3.04

0.017

1.10


HYP

143.05

248.41

105.36

0.19

0.35

1.53

0.009

0.52

DDH21-21

n/a

No significant intervals

DDH21-22

SUP

13.72

118

104.28

0.19

0.16

0.92

0.007

0.35

1

CuEq Metal Prices: US$2.75/lb copper, US$1,500/oz gold, US$11/lb molybdenum, US$18/oz silver with no adjustment for metallurgical recovery.

2

Widths are core length, not true width of mineralized intersection

3

Zone refers to oxidation zone. CAP designates material from the "Leached Cap" zone, SUP to material from the "Supergene" zone, and HYP to material from the hypogene zone. Oxidation zones for holes drilled outside the main deposit area were not logged and are designated as "n/a".

Table 2: Collar data, 2021 program.

Drill Hole

Easting

Northing

Elevation
(masl)

Azimuth

Inclination

Location

DDH21-01

611067

6958785

1239.2

225

-60

NE of Deposit Core

DDH21-02

611101

6958375

1286.8

195

-60

Deposit Core

DDH21-03

611222

6958506

1269.1

315

-60

E. Edge Deposit Core

DDH21-04

610941

6958341

1359.0

35

-60

Deposit Core

DDH21-05

610894

6958219

1393.1

240

-60

Deposit Core

DDH21-06

610974

6958744

1287.6

215

-60

Deposit Core

DDH21-07

611432

6958707

1177.1

170

-55

E. Edge Deposit Core

DDH21-08

611522

6958674

1168.5

60

-60

E. Edge Deposit Core

DDH21-09

611512

6958620

1161.9

100

-60

E. Edge Deposit Core

DDH21-10

611431

6958530

1165.0

220

-45

E. Edge Deposit Core

DDH21-11

610862

6958314

1371.5

240

-60

W. Edge Deposit Core

DDH21-12

611202

6959465

1323.0

335

-30

Expl. Hole N of Deposit

DDH21-13

611023

6958445

1345.5

140

-60

Deposit Core

DDH21-14

612101

6958659

1132.1

225

-60

Expl. Hole E of Deposit

DDH21-15

610852

6958652

1321.4

260

-60

NW edge, Deposit Core

DDH21-16

612351

6958250

1087.0

215

-60

Expl. Hole SE of Deposit

DDH21-17

611117

6958659

1256.5

55

-60

NE edge, Deposit Core

DDH21-18

612702

6958499

1171.7

225

-60

Expl. Hole E of Deposit

DDH21-19

613902

6954801

1041.8

315

-60

Outlying expl. Hole to SE

DDH21-20

610863

6958312

1371.1

240

-60

Twin hole of DDH21-11

DDH21-21

611707

6954702

864.7

135

-60

Outlying expl. Hole to S

DDH21-22

611432

6958530

1164.1

220

-55

Twin hole of DDH21-10

Figure 1: Casino Project 2021 Drilling Program (CNW Group/Western Copper and Gold Corporation)

QUALIFIED PERSON

Carl Schulze , P.Geo. is the qualified person responsible for the execution of the Casino Project exploration program and the preparation of the technical information in this news release.

QA/QC protocol, including assurance of chain of custody, has been implemented. Core samples are evenly cut by rock saw, then prepared and analyzed by ALS Geochemistry. Prepared samples are initially run using a four acid digestion process and conventional multi-element ICP-AES analysis. Additional assaying for total copper and molybdenum is run using a 4-acid digestion – AES or AAS method to a 0.001% detection limit. Gold assays are run using 30-gram samples by fire assay with an AA finish to a 0.005 ppm detection limit, with samples greater than 10 ppm finished gravimetrically. The QA/QC procedure involves regular submission of Certified Analytical Standards and property-specific duplicates.

ABOUT Western Copper and Gold Corporation

Western Copper and Gold Corporation is developing the Casino Project, Canada's premier copper-gold mine in the Yukon Territory and one of the most economic greenfield copper-gold mining projects in the world.

The Company is committed to working collaboratively with our First Nations and local communities to progress the Casino project, using internationally recognized responsible mining technologies and practices.

For more information, visit www.westerncopperandgold.com .

On behalf of the board,

"Paul West-Sells"

Dr. Paul West-Sells
President and CEO

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This news release contains certain forward-looking statements concerning anticipated developments in Western's operations in future periods. Statements that are not historical fact are "forward-looking statements" as that term is defined in the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and "forward looking information" as that term is defined in National Instrument 51-102 ("NI 51-102") of the Canadian Securities Administrators (collectively, "forward-looking statements"). Forward-looking statements are frequently, but not always, identified by words such as "expects", "anticipates", "believes", "intends", "estimates", "potential", "possible" and similar expressions, or statements that events, conditions or results "will", "may", "could" or "should" occur or be achieved. These forward-looking statements may include, but are not limited to, statements regarding perceived merit of properties; mineral reserve and resource estimates; capital expenditures; feasibility study results (including projected economic returns, operating costs, and capital costs in connection with the Casino Project); exploration results at the Company's property; budgets; permitting or other timelines; economic benefits from the mine and/or the access road; strategic plans; market price of precious and base metals; or other statements that are not statement of fact. In making the forward-looking statements herein, the Company has applied certain material assumptions including, but not limited to, the assumptions that the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, although evolving, will stabilize or at least not worsen; that the extent to which COVID-19 may impact the Company, including without limitation disruptions to the mobility of Company personnel, increased labour and transportation costs, and other related impacts, will not change in a materially adverse manner; that all regulatory approvals required to complete the Company's planned exploration and development activities will be received in a timely manner and on acceptable terms; that the Company is able to procure personnel, equipment and supplies required for its exploration and development activities in sufficient quantities and on a timely basis; and that general business conditions will not change in a materially adverse manner.

Forward-looking statements are statements about the future and are inherently uncertain, and actual results, performance or achievements of Western and its subsidiaries may differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements due to a variety of risks, uncertainties and other factors. Such risks and other factors include, among others, risks involved in fluctuations in gold, copper and other commodity prices and currency exchange rates; COVID-19 risks to employee health and safety and a slowdown or temporary suspension of operations in geographic locations impacted by an outbreak; uncertainties related to raising sufficient financing in a timely manner and on acceptable terms; and other risks and uncertainties disclosed in Western's AIF and Form 40-F, and other information released by Western and filed with the applicable regulatory agencies.

Western's forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, expectations and opinions of management on the date the statements are made, and Western does not assume, and expressly disclaims, any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as otherwise required by applicable securities legislation. For the reasons set forth above, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

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WESTERN COPPER AND GOLD ANNOUNCES POSITIVE FEASIBILITY ON CASINO

WESTERN COPPER AND GOLD ANNOUNCES POSITIVE FEASIBILITY ON CASINO

$2.3 billion After-Tax NPV (8%) at Base Case metal prices
After-Tax IRR 18.1% at Base Case metal prices
Cashflow over the first four years of $951 million per year at Base Case metal prices

Base Case development contemplates 27-year mine life
Base Case metal prices:  Cu: US$3.60 /lb, Au: US$1,700 /oz, Ag: US$22 /oz, Mo: US$14 /lb

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WESTERN COPPER AND GOLD ANNOUNCES VOTING RESULTS FROM ANNUAL SHAREHOLDERS' MEETING

Western Copper and Gold Corporation ("Western" or the "Company") (TSX: WRN) (NYSE MKT: WRN) announces the voting results from the Company's Annual General Meeting ("AGM") held on June 27, 2022 .

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Shareholders voted in favour of setting the number of directors at five (5) and elected all directors, as follows:

Director

Votes For

% For

Votes Withheld

% Withheld

Tara Christie

64,325,842

97.70 %

1,515,766

2.30 %

Michael Vitton

65,124,385

98.91 %

717,224

1.09 %

Bill Williams

65,523,917

99.52 %

317,691

0.48 %

Kenneth Williamson

64,824,195

98.45 %

1,017,413

1.55 %

Klaus Zeitler

64,699,314

99.28 %

1,142,295

1.73 %

Shareholders also approved the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors of the Company and authorized the directors to set their remuneration.

The Company's report of voting results will be available on SEDAR ( www.sedar.com ), EDGAR ( www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml ), and on the Company's website.

ABOUT Western Copper and Gold Corporation

Western Copper and Gold Corporation is developing the Casino Project, Canada's premier copper-gold mine in the Yukon Territory and one of the most economic greenfield copper-gold mining projects in the world.

The Company is committed to working collaboratively with our First Nations and local communities to progress the Casino project, using internationally recognized responsible mining technologies and practices.

For more information, visit www.westerncopperandgold.com .

On behalf of the board,

"Paul West-Sells"

Dr. Paul West-Sells
President and CEO
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WESTERN COPPER AND GOLD FILES FORM 40-F AND ANNUAL FILINGS

Western Copper and Gold Corporation ("Western" or the "Company") (TSX: WRN) (NYSE American: WRN) has filed its Annual Report on Form 40-F for the year ended December 31, 2021 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC").

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The Company filed Form 40-F for the year ended December 31, 2021 , with the SEC on March 25 , 2022.  The Form 40-F includes Western's Annual Information Form ("AIF"), audited consolidated financial statements and management's discussion and analysis ("MD&A"). The Form 40-F is available for viewing and retrieval through EDGAR at www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml .

The Company has also filed its AIF, audited consolidated financial statements, and MD&A for the year ended December 31, 2021 with the appropriate Canadian regulatory bodies. These filings are available for viewing on SEDAR at www.sedar.com .

The filings described above are also available on the Company's website: westerncopperandgold.com/investors/forms . Western will also provide a copy of the filings to any shareholder, without charge, upon request.  Requests may be made by email, telephone, or regular mail.

Western Copper and Gold Corporation is developing the Casino Project, Canada's premier copper-gold mine in the Yukon Territory and one of the most economic greenfield copper-gold mining projects in the world.

The Company is committed to working collaboratively with our First Nations and local communities to progress the Casino project, using internationally recognized responsible mining technologies and practices.

For more information, visit www.westerncopperandgold.com .

On behalf of the board,

"Paul West-Sells"

Dr. Paul West-Sells
President and CEO
Western Copper and Gold Corporation

Cautionary Disclaimer Regarding Forward-Looking Statements and Information

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements concerning anticipated use of proceeds from the Private Placement. Statements that are not historical fact are "forward-looking statements" as that term is defined in the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and "forward looking information" as that term is defined in National Instrument 51-102 ("NI 51-102") of the Canadian Securities Administrators (collectively, "forward-looking statements"). Forward-looking statements are frequently, but not always, identified by words such as "plans", "expects", "anticipates", "believes", "intends", "estimates", "potential", "possible" and similar expressions, or statements that events, conditions or results "will", "may", "could" or "should" occur or be achieved. In making the forward-looking statements herein, the Company has applied certain material assumptions including, but not limited to, the assumption that general business conditions will not change in a materially adverse manner.

Forward-looking statements are statements about the future and are inherently uncertain, and actual results, performance or achievements of Western and its subsidiaries may differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements due to a variety of risks, uncertainties and other factors. Such risks and other factors include, among others, risks involved in fluctuations in gold, copper and other commodity prices and currency exchange rates; uncertainties related to raising sufficient financing in a timely manner and on acceptable terms; and other risks and uncertainties disclosed in Western's AIF and Form 40-F, and other information released by Western and filed with the applicable regulatory agencies.

Western's forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, expectations and opinions of management on the date the statements are made, and Western does not assume, and expressly disclaims, any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as otherwise required by applicable securities legislation. For the reasons set forth above, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

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WESTERN COPPER AND GOLD AND CASINO MINING PROVIDE UPDATE ON YUKON ACTIVITIES AND PERMITTING PROCESS

WESTERN COPPER AND GOLD AND CASINO MINING PROVIDE UPDATE ON YUKON ACTIVITIES AND PERMITTING PROCESS

Western Copper and Gold Corporation ("Western" or the "Company") (TSX: WRN) (NYSE American: WRN), through its wholly owned subsidiary Casino Mining Corp. is pleased to provide an update on the process to permit its wholly-owned Casino copper-gold project ("Casino" or "Project") and other activities in the Yukon that impact the Project.

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The Yukon Government has commenced construction of the Carmacks Bypass Project, required for Casino's construction and operation, following award of the contract in November 2021 (see Press Release dated November 9 th , 2021). The Carmacks Bypass will allow industrial vehicles to circumvent the Village of Carmacks ; reducing heavy traffic and increasing community safety, while improving access to the Casino Project site located approximately 200 km from the community.

Advancing permitting, the Company has retained leading Canadian environmental consultancy firm Hemmera to lead preparation of an Environmental and Socio-economic Statement ("ESE Statement") for the Casino Project. The ESE Statement, which is anticipated for submission to the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board ("YESAB") in the second quarter of 2023, is a key component in YESAB's assessment process for the proposed Casino Project.

Hemmera is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ausenco Engineering Canada Inc. with primary office locations in Vancouver , Whitehorse , Burnaby , Victoria , Calgary , Toronto , and Halifax and a strong project presence in Northern and Western Canada . Hemmera is managing the regulatory process for Newmont Corporation's Coffee Gold Mine Project ("Coffee"). Earlier this year, YESAB issued its recommendation that Coffee proceed. Coffee is located 20 km from the Casino Project.

"The Casino Project continues to advance with construction starting on the Carmacks Bypass and bringing in Hemmera to lead our ESE statement preparation," stated Dr. Paul West-Sells , President and CEO. "Hemmera's team, many of whom are based in Whitehorse , know the Yukon's regulatory environment and socio-economic situation well. Their team, like ours, understands the importance of engagement and consultation with First Nations and communities to ensure our Project reflects Yukoners' priorities and values."

Since 2016, when the Casino Project was referred to Panel Review by YESAB, Casino has continued to advance the Project by engaging with affected Yukon First Nations governments and communities, completing several Traditional Knowledge and environmental studies, conducting several drill campaigns, and finalizing a Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA") on the Project.

The PEA includes important refinements to many Casino Project components, including to the tailings and waste management infrastructure, which incorporated improvements identified by the Best Available Tailings Technology Study ("BATT Study") completed in 2018 with participation by Yukon First Nations, YESAB and the Yukon Government.

In October 2021 , Casino engaged the services of M3 Engineering & Technology Corporation to conduct a Feasibility Study of the Casino Project, which remains on schedule to be complete in the second quarter of 2022.

ABOUT Western Copper and Gold Corporation

Western Copper and Gold Corporation is developing the Casino Project, Canada's premier copper-gold mine in the Yukon Territory and one of the most economic greenfield copper-gold mining projects in the world.

The Company is committed to working collaboratively with our First Nations and local communities to progress the Casino project using internationally recognized responsible mining technologies and practices.

For more information, visit www.westerncopperandgold.com .

On behalf of the board,

"Paul West-Sells"

Dr. Paul West-Sells
President and CEO

Cautionary Disclaimer Regarding Forward-Looking Statements and Information

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements concerning anticipated developments in Western's operations in future periods. Statements that are not historical fact are "forward-looking statements" as that term is defined in the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and "forward looking information" as that term is defined in National Instrument 51-102 ("NI 51-102") of the Canadian Securities Administrators (collectively, "forward-looking statements"). Forward-looking statements are frequently, but not always, identified by words such as "expects", "anticipates", "believes", "intends", "estimates", "potential", "possible" and similar expressions, or statements that events, conditions or results "will", "may", "could" or "should" occur or be achieved. These forward-looking statements may include, but are not limited to, statements regarding perceived merit of properties; mineral reserve and resource estimates; capital expenditures; feasibility study results (including projected economic returns, operating costs, and capital costs in connection with the Casino Project); exploration results at the Company's property; budgets; permitting or other timelines; economic benefits from the mine and/or the access road; strategic plans; market price of precious and base metals; or other statements that are not statement of fact. In making the forward-looking statements herein, the Company has applied certain material assumptions including, but not limited to, the assumptions that the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, although evolving, will stabilize or at least not worsen; that the extent to which COVID-19 may impact the Company, including without limitation disruptions to the mobility of Company personnel, increased labour and transportation costs, and other related impacts, will not change in a materially adverse manner; that all regulatory approvals required to complete the Company's planned exploration and development activities will be received in a timely manner and on acceptable terms; that the Company is able to procure personnel, equipment and supplies required for its exploration and development activities in sufficient quantities and on a timely basis; and that general business conditions will not change in a materially adverse manner.

Forward-looking statements are statements about the future and are inherently uncertain, and actual results, performance or achievements of Western and its subsidiaries may differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements due to a variety of risks, uncertainties and other factors. Such risks and other factors include, among others, risks involved in fluctuations in gold, copper and other commodity prices and currency exchange rates; COVID-19 risks to employee health and safety and a slowdown or temporary suspension of operations in geographic locations impacted by an outbreak; uncertainties related to raising sufficient financing in a timely manner and on acceptable terms; and other risks and uncertainties disclosed in Western's AIF and Form 40-F, and other information released by Western and filed with the applicable regulatory agencies.

Western's forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, expectations and opinions of management on the date the statements are made, and Western does not assume, and expressly disclaims, any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as otherwise required by applicable securities legislation. For the reasons set forth above, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

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WESTERN COPPER AND GOLD ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

 Western Copper and Gold Corporation ("Western" or the "Company") (TSX: WRN) (NYSE: WRN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Engquist as Chief Operating Officer ("COO") effective January 15, 2022 . Mr. Engquist will oversee operations for Western Copper and Gold and its wholly owned Casino Copper-Gold Deposit in Yukon, Canada ("Casino").

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Mr. Engquist brings nearly 30 years of leadership and extensive development experience overseeing the de-risking and advancement of numerous mining projects from early-stage exploration through start-up and operations. Most recently, he led operations, technical studies, work programs, permitting, and stakeholder relations as COO of First Mining Gold. Some recent development projects of his include First Mining's Springpole gold project, Tinka Resources' Ayawilca zinc project, and South32's Hermosa zinc project. He holds a B.Sc. in Engineering from Michigan Technological University .

Mr. Engquist's significant large copper deposit experience will be a great asset to the Company as it continues to move the Casino project forward. During his career he led the infrastructure engineering for the underground design of the Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia for Rio Tinto and all aspects of the development of the Timok copper project in Serbia for Nevsun.

Dr. Paul West-Sells , Western's CEO, stated, "I am pleased to welcome Ken to the executive team at Western Copper and Gold. Ken has demonstrated leadership and success throughout his career with the advancement of assets through various stages including development. His experience will be a great asset to the team as we continue to move Casino forward and build the Company."

ABOUT Western Copper and Gold Corporation

Western Copper and Gold Corporation is developing the Casino Project, Canada's premier copper-gold mine in the Yukon Territory and one of the most economic greenfield copper-gold mining projects in the world.

The Company is committed to working collaboratively with our First Nations and local communities to progress the Casino project using internationally recognized responsible mining technologies and practices.

For more information, visit www.westerncopperandgold.com .

On behalf of the board,

"Paul West-Sells"
Paul West-Sells
President and CEO
Western Copper and Gold Corporation

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Perth, Australia (ABN Newswire) - Cyprium Metals Ltd (ASX:CYM) is pleased to announce a capital raising via a placement and a pro rata non-renounceable rights issue to raise up to approximately $26 million before costs.

HIGHLIGHTS

- Firm commitments received for a Placement to raise $16M at 11.5 cents per share

- Additional pro rata non-renounceable entitlement offer to raise up to $10M

o 1 new share for every 8 held on the record date at 11.5 cents per share
o Offer will be open to all eligible Cyprium shareholders

- Funds raised will place Cyprium in a strong financial position to continue progressing the development of the Nifty Copper Project

- Equity raise supports recently announced $50M Offtake Prepayment Facility with Glencore

- Advanced discussions are continuing with Senior Debt counterparties

Managing Director Barry Cahill commented:

"The Board is very appreciative of the strong support shown from current shareholders and is pleased to welcome a number of new investors to the register.

Cyprium has made significant advances in the past 15 months both in terms of increasing the mineral resource estimate but also particularly in the areas of SX/EW and infrastructure refurbishment, government approvals and metallurgical optimisation.

With the completion of this capital raising, Cyprium will be able to continue to advance the senior debt financing, with the finalisation of the funding package enabling our construction plans and the production of copper metal plate on site in the second half of 2023."

The Company has received firm commitments in respect of a placement to issue approximately 139.1 million new shares (Placement Shares) at 11.5 cents each (Offer Price) to raise $16 million (Placement) from sophisticated and institutional investors.

The Company is also pleased to announce a non-renounceable pro rata entitlement offer at the Offer Price of one (1) new share for every eight (8) shares currently held by eligible shareholders to raise up to $10 million (Entitlement Offer).

The new shares to be issued under the Entitlement Offer will be issued at the same price as the Placement Shares.

Use of Funds

The Placement and Entitlement Offer proceeds will be applied as part of the funding strategy to finance the restart of the Nifty Copper Project which will aim to provide a sustainable, secure, and stable supply of copper metal at 25,000tpa.

As announced on 27 June 2022, Cyprium has entered into an exclusive Letter of Intent (LOI) with Glencore International AG for $50 million in respect of a copper cathode offtake secured prepayment facility, as part of the debt financing package for the restart of the Nifty Copper Project, which includes capital expenditure, contingencies, working capital, and financing costs. The LOI is a non-binding term sheet for both offtake arrangement and project funding and is part of the targeted AUD240 million to AUD260 million debt funding package to finance the restart of the Nifty Copper Project. The Company continues to advance discussions with senior debt providers who are undertaking due diligence activities and reviewing financing documentation.

Details of Placement

Pursuant to the terms of the Placement, the Company has agreed to issue approximately 139.1 million Placement Shares in the Company at the Offer Price of 11.5 cents per share to raise $16 million before costs, under the Company's existing placement capacity pursuant to ASX Listing Rule 7.1 (82,648,514 Placement Shares) and 7.1A (56,481,921 Placement Shares).

Subscribers for the Placement Shares will be entitled to participate in the Entitlement Offer.

Entitlement Offer

Under the Entitlement Offer, eligible shareholders will be able to subscribe for one (1) new ordinary share for every eight (8) existing fully paid ordinary shares held as at 5.00 pm (AEST time) on Friday, 8 July 2022 (Record Date) at the Offer Price.

The Offer Price represents a:

- 28.1% discount to last close on 27 June 2022;

- 19.6% discount to the 10-day VWAP up to and including 27 June 2022;

- 23.9% discount to the 15-day VWAP up to an including 27 June 2022; and

- 25.8% discount to the theoretical ex-rights issue price (TERP) to last close on 27 June 2022.

Cyprium will release a prospectus detailing the terms of the Entitlement Offer shortly, including details as to whether shareholders are eligible to participate in the Entitlement Offer and key risks (Prospectus). The Prospectus will include a personalised entitlement and acceptance form which will provide further details of how to participate in the Entitlement Offer.

Entitlements are non-renounceable and will not be tradeable on ASX or otherwise transferable. Shareholders who do not take up their entitlements will not receive any value in respect of those entitlements that they do not take up.

The Entitlement Offer will include a top up facility under which eligible shareholders who take up their full entitlement will have the opportunity to apply for additional shares from a pool of those not taken up by other eligible shareholders (Top Up Facility). In addition to the Top Up Facility, there will also be a general shortfall offer pursuant to which the Company may place any shares to non-eligible shareholders within three (3) months from the closing date of the Entitlement Offer.

Eligible shareholders should read the Prospectus carefully before making any investment decision regarding the Entitlement Offer. If you are in any doubt about the Entitlement Offer, you should consult your financial or other professional adviser.

Canaccord Genuity (Australia) Limited and Euroz Hartleys Limited are acting as Joint Lead Managers to the Placement. The fees payable to the Joint Lead Managers will be set out in further detail in the Prospectus.

Longreach Capital is acting as financial advisor and Steinepreis Paganin is acting as legal advisor to Cyprium.

*To view the capital structure post placement, please visit:
https://abnnewswire.net/lnk/009WA5D2



About Cyprium Metals Ltd:

Cyprium Metals Limited (ASX:CYM) is poised to grow to a mid-tier mining business and manage a portfolio of Australian copper projects to deliver vital natural resources, strong shareholder returns and sustainable value for our stakeholders. We pursue this aim, in genuine partnerships with employees, customers, shareholders, local communities and other stakeholders, which is based on integrity, co-operation, transparency and mutual value creation.



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