VANCOUVER, March 30 /CNW/ - CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (CVV - TSX.V) (the
"Company" or "CanAlaska") is pleased to welcome former U.S. Ambassador Thomas
Graham Jr. to its Board of Directors, subject to regulatory approval.
Ambassador Thomas Graham, Jr. is one of the world's leading experts in
nuclear non-proliferation. Amb. Graham has served as a senior U.S. diplomat
involved in the negotiation of every major international arms control and
non-proliferation agreement for the past 35 years. This includes the Strategic
Arms Limitations Talks (SALT Treaties), the Strategic Arms Reduction Talks
(START Treaties), the Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty, Intermediate
Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT),
Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) Treaty and Comprehensive Test Ban
Treaty (CTBT). In 1993, Amb. Graham served as the Acting Director of the U.S.
Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA), and for seven months in 1994
served as the Acting Deputy Director. From 1994 through 1997, he served as the
Special Representative of the President of the United States for Arms Control,
Non-Proliferation, and Disarmament, and in this capacity successfully led U.S.
government efforts to achieve the permanent extension of the NPT. He also
served for 15 years as the general counsel of ACDA.
Amb. Graham worked on the negotiation of the Chemical Weapon Convention
and the Biological Weapons Convention. He drafted the implementing legislation
for the Biological Weapons Convention and managed the Senate approval of the
ratification of the Geneva Protocol banning the use in war of chemical and
biological weapons. He is Chairman of the Board of the Cypress Fund for Peace
and Security. He is also Chairman of the Board of Mexco Energy Corporation, an
oil and gas exploration company listed on the American Stock Exchange (stock
ticker symbol MXC) and of Thorium Power, Ltd. a developer of
proliferation-resistant nuclear fuel technologies with shares quoted on the
OTCBB (stock ticker symbol THPW.OB).
Amb. Graham received an A.B. in 1955 from Princeton and a J.D. in 1961
from Harvard University. He is a member of the Kentucky, the District of
Columbia and the New York Bars and is a member of the Council on Foreign
Relations. He chaired the Committee on Arms Control and Disarmament of the
American Bar Association from 1986-1994. Amb. Graham received the Trainor
Award for Distinction in Diplomacy from Georgetown University in 1995. He has
taught at the University of Virginia Law School, Georgetown School of Foreign
Service, Georgetown University Law Center, Stanford University, University of
California at Berkeley and the University of Washington. Amb. Graham is the
author of Disarmament Sketches (2002), Cornerstones of Security (with Damien
LaVera) (2003) and Common Sense on Weapons of Mass Destruction (2004)
Mr. Peter Dasler, President & CEO of CanAlaska Uranium states, "We are
extremely pleased to welcome the Ambassador to our Company's Board of
Directors. Amb. Graham is a noted authority in the field of nuclear
non-proliferation. He brings tremendous insight to the Company on developments
relating to the nuclear and uranium industries and his vast experience will
add significantly to our Company's corporate governance and strategic
standing. We very much look forward to his participation in building
CanAlaska's relationships with our international exploration partners and his
assistance in strengthening the Company's relationships with investment
communities in the U.S. and worldwide."
About CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. -- www.canalaska.com
CanAlaska Uranium (CVV -- TSX.V, CVVUF -- OTCBB, DH7 -- Frankfurt) is
undertaking uranium exploration in seventeen 100%-owned and two optioned
uranium projects in Canada's Athabasca Basin. Since September, 2004, the
Company has aggressively acquired one of the largest land positions in the
region, comprising over 2,500,000 acres (10,117 sq. km or 3,906 sq. miles). In
2005/2006, CanAlaska expended over Cdn$15 million exploring its properties in
the Athabasca Basin and has delineated multiple uranium targets. Initial
drilling results from the West McArthur Project (now under an earn-in option
to Mitsubishi Development Pty. Ltd.) revealed uranium mineralization and
significant zones of hydrothermal alteration, indicative of a favorable
environment for uranium deposition. Active drilling and exploration will
continue in the winter of 2007 at West McArthur and at 4 other significant
On behalf of the Board of Directors
Peter Dasler, M.Sc., P.Geo.
President & CEO
CanAlaska Uranium Ltd.
The TSX Venture has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for
the adequacy or accuracy of this release: CUSIP No. 13708P 10 2. This news
release contains certain "Forward-Looking Statements" within the meaning of
Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein are
forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There
can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual
results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in
such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from the Company's expectations are disclosed in the Company's
documents filed from time to time with the British Columbia Securities
Commission and the United States Securities & Exchange Commission.
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