Ascendant Copper Announces Results of Annual & Special General Shareholders Meeting



    VANCOUVER, June 27 /CNW/ - Ascendant Copper Corporation ("Ascendant" or
the "Company") (TSX:ACX) today announced the results of its annual and special
general meeting of shareholders held on June 25, 2008 in Toronto, Ontario.
Robert Pevenstein, Gerald (Gary) E. Davis, John Gammon, Donald L. Page, Steven
Phillips W.S. (Steve) Vaughan, and LeRoy Wilkes were elected to the Board. The
Board re-elected Robert Pevenstein as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
    The shareholders approved a change of name of the Company to "Copper Mesa
Mining Corporation", pending final regulatory approval. Amendments to the
Company's 2005 Stock Option Plan (the "Plan") were ratified and approved by
shareholders and all unallocated options under the Plan were authorized until
June 25, 2011. In addition, shareholders approved a shareholder Rights Plan
and other general business was conducted. The audit firm of
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP was appointed.

    About Copper Mesa Mining Corporation

    Copper Mesa Mining Corporation is a mineral exploration and development
company focused on advancing a portfolio of copper exploration projects with a
primary emphasis on the development of its near-term producing copper
properties in the Americas. The Company intends to continue to expand its
existing resource base in the Americas through acquisition of additional
properties of merit.





For further information:

For further information: Rana S. Gill, Chief Financial Officer, (866)
907-6047, rgill@ascendantcopper.com; Joanna Longo, Investor Relations, (866)
592-2564, jlongo@ascendantcopper.com

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