Western Canadian Coal announces shareholdings



    TSX: WTN, WTN.DB and AIM: WTN

    VANCOUVER, Feb. 27 /CNW/ - Western Canadian Coal Corp (TSX: WTN and
WTN.DB and AIM: WTN) (the "Company") announces that according to AIM Rule 17,
the Company has become aware that Mitsui - Matsushima International PTY as at
February 26, 2008 owns 4,823,400 common shares of the Company, which is
approximately 4.15% of the Company's common shares outstanding.

    About Western Canadian Coal

    Western Canadian Coal Corp. produces 3.1 million tonnes of high quality
metallurgical coal from two mines located in the northeast of British
Columbia. The Company also has interests in various coal properties in
northern and southern British Columbia and a 50% interest in the Belcourt
Saxon Limited Partnership, which was formed to explore and develop the
Belcourt and Saxon group of properties in northern BC. Currently, these
properties provide the Company with an estimated 25 years of coal reserves at
current production levels.





For further information:

For further information: David Jan, Manager, Investor Relations &
Corporate Development, Phone: (604) 608-2692, Email: djan@westerncoal.com

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