Wescan becomes Tier 2 Issuer

Stock Symbol: WGF: TSX-V 

SASKATOON, March 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Wescan Goldfields Inc. ("Wescan" or the "Company") announces that it has been reclassified as a Tier 2 Issuer by the TSX Venture Exchange, effective March 21, 2016, as a result of the Company failing to meet the Continued Listing Requirements as outlined in Exchange Policy 2.5. In accordance with Exchange Policy 2.5, the Company must remain as a Tier 2, for a minimum of six months prior to the Exchange accepting an application for graduation to Tier 1.

Wescan is a Canadian based corporation engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral properties. Shares of Wescan trade on the TSX-V under the trading symbol "WGF".

Caution Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained in this press release constitute forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on Wescan's current beliefs as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to Wescan. Although management considers these assumptions to be reasonable based on information currently available to it, they may prove to be incorrect. By their very nature, forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties, both general and specific, and risks exist that predictions, forecasts, projections and other forward-looking statements will not be achieved. We caution readers not to place undue reliance on these statements as a number of important factors could cause the actual results to differ materially from the beliefs, plans, objectives, expectations, anticipations, estimates and intentions expressed in such forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, developments in world gold markets, changes in exploration plans due to exploration results and changing budget priorities of Wescan, the effects of competition in the markets in which Wescan operates, the impact of changes in the laws and regulations regulating mining exploration and development, judicial or regulatory judgments and legal proceedings, operational and infrastructure risks and the additional risks identified in the management discussion and analysis section of our interim and most recent annual financial statement or other reports and filings with the TSX Venture Exchange and  applicable Canadian securities regulation.

"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 Wescan Goldfields Inc.

For further information: Ken MacNeill, CEO and Chairman: wescanfinance@wescangoldfields.com or (306) 664-2202, www.wescangoldfields.com

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