TORONTO, Feb. 8 /CNW/ - Upper Canada Gold Corporation (formerly Washmax Corporation) (UCC-TSX-V, formerly WMC.H-NEX) ("Upper Canada" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that following completion of its reverse take-over, financing, consolidation, shares for debt and related transactions (as disclosed in the Corporation's press releases dated December 17, 2009 and it has now received approval from the TSX Venture Exchange for the commencement of trading of its common shares under the symbol "UCC". The trading is scheduled to commence on February 9, 2010.
We note that the 11,744,752 common shares issued to Opawica Explorations Inc. in connection with the above referenced reverse take-over and the 11,250,000 units issued in the above referenced financing are subject to a four month hold period expiring on May 30, 2010.
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.
SOURCE UPPER CANADA GOLD CORPORATION
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