Canadian Royalties Appoints an Interim Chief Financial Officer



    MONTREAL, Aug. 19 /CNW Telbec/ - Canadian Royalties Inc. (TSX:CZZ)
("Canadian Royalties" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has
appointed Mr. Daniel Poisson, CA, as Interim Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Poisson is currently the Corporate Controller of the Corporation.
    Gerald Price has resigned today from his office of Chief Financial
Officer. The Board of Directors would like to thank Mr. Gerald Price for his
hard work and dedicated service as Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation.
    "We sincerely wish to thank Mr. Price for his determination and
professionalism to assist the Corporation during this transition period and
wish him well in his future endeavours. Canadian Royalties will immediately
commence a search for a new Chief Financial Officer." said Glenn J. Mullan,
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Corporation.

    About Canadian Royalties and the Nunavik Nickel Project

    Canadian Royalties has initiated the development of an independent,
stand-alone nickel-copper mine on its Nunavik Nickel Project, located
20 kilometers south of Xstrata Nickel's Raglan Mine in Nunavik, Québec.
Canadian Royalties has received its Environmental Certificate of Authorization
on May 21, 2008 and Mine Leases for the Expo, Mesamax, Ivakkak and Mequillon
sites of the Nunavik Nickel Project on July 29, 2008.

    Forward-looking Statement

    This news release contains certain forward-looking statements or
forward-looking information. These forward-looking statements are subject to a
variety of risks and uncertainties beyond the Corporation's ability to control
or predict which could cause actual events or results to differ materially
from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements. Such risks and
uncertainties are disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" in the
Corporation's Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2007 and
dated March 31, 2008. Further, forward-looking information is in addition
based on various assumptions, including, without limitation, the expectation
and beliefs of management, the assumed long term price of nickel, that the
Nunavik Nickel Project is a technical viable and economic operation, that it
can be successfully completed by the Corporation, that the Corporation will
receive the required permits and access to surface rights, and that the
Corporation can access financing, appropriate equipment, and sufficient
labour. Should one or more of these risks and uncertainties materialize, or
should the underlying assumption prove incorrect or different, actual results
may vary materially from those described in the forward-looking statements.
All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this news release
and the Corporation does not undertake any obligation to update or publicly
disclose any revisions to such forward-looking statements to reflect events,
circumstances or changes in expectations after the date hereof, except as
required by law. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on
forward-looking statements.




For further information:

For further information: please visit our website at
www.canadianroyalties.com;----- Richard R. Faucher, President & CEO, Canadian
Royalties Inc., (514) 879-1688, richard.faucher@canadianroyalties.com;-----
Marc Chaput, VP, Investor Relations and Communications, Canadian Royalties
Inc., (514) 879-1688, ext. 1223, marc.chaput@canadianroyalties.com;-----
Renmark Financial Communications Inc.: Jason Roy: jroy@renmarkfinancial.com;
Dan Symons: dsymons@renmarkfinancial.com; Media - Adam Ross:
aross@renmarkfinancial.com, (514) 939-3989, Fax: (514) 939-3717,
www.renmarkfinancial.com

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