Wescan Goldfields Inc. appoints Chief Financial Officer

Stock Symbol: WGF: TSX-V

SASKATOON, March 10 /CNW/ - Kenneth E. MacNeill, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wescan Goldfields Inc. ("Wescan" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Harvey Bay as Chief Financial Officer of the Company.

Mr. Bay presently is the Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Shore Gold Inc. His career in the mining industry spans 30 years and includes senior financial positions with several well known mining companies, including Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co. Ltd. and Saskatchewan Mining and Development Corporation, the predecessor company to Cameco Corp. The Company wishes to thank Mr. Todd Grychowski, former Chief Financial Officer, for his contributions to the Company and wish him success in his future endeavors.

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

"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."

Caution Regarding Forward-looking Information

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of certain securities laws, including the "safe harbour" provisions of Canadian securities legislation and the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking information is often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as "anticipate", "believe", "expect", "plan", "intend", "forecast", "target", "project", "guidance", "may", "will", "should", "could", "estimate", "predict" or similar words suggesting future outcomes or language suggesting an outlook. In particular, statements regarding Wescan's future operations, future exploration and development activities or other development plans constitute forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements in this press release include, but are not limited to, future drilling plans for the Hudson Bay and Pinehouse Lake properties and the development of geological models.

All forward-looking statements and information are based on Wescan's current beliefs as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to Wescan concerning anticipated financial performance, business prospects, strategies, regulatory developments, development plans, exploration, development and mining activities and commitments. 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 markets, risks relating to fluctuations in the Canadian dollar and other currencies relative to the US dollar, changes in exploration, development or mining 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 described in Wescan's most recently filed annual and interim MD&A and Wescan's anticipation of and success in managing the foregoing risks.

Wescan cautions that the foregoing list of factors that may affect future results is not exhaustive. When relying on our forward-looking statements to make decisions with respect to Wescan, investors and others should carefully consider the foregoing factors and other uncertainties and potential events. Unless otherwise required by applicable securities laws, Wescan does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by Wescan or on our behalf.

SOURCE Wescan Goldfields Inc.

For further information: For further information: Kenneth E. MacNeill - Chief Executive Officer at (306) 664-2422

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