TSXV: CLQ; OTCQX: CLQMF
TORONTO, May 18 /CNW/ - Canada Lithium Corp. (OTCQX: CLQMF, TSX.V: CLQ) announced that its shares began trading today on OTCQX(R), operated by Pink OTC Markets Inc. (OTCQX: PINK), the financial information and technology services company that operates the leading electronic quotation and trading system in the U.S. OTC securities market.
Canada Lithium began trading today on the OTC market's prestigious tier, OTCQX International. Investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on www.otcqx.com and www.otcmarkets.com.
"Trading on OTCQX signals to the U.S. market Canada Lithium's desire to offer a high level of transparency and convenience to U.S. investors while trading on a credible U.S. market tier," said R. Cromwell Coulson, President and CEO of Pink OTC Markets. "We are pleased to welcome Canada Lithium to OTCQX."
Canada Lithium President and CEO Peter Secker said, "We are delighted to join the OTCQX's rapidly expanding list of quality international companies."
The U.S. exposure afforded by OTCQX is also a logical step in the evolution of the Company, he noted.
"We have a major lithium deposit virtually in America's backyard, and we are moving towards production at a time when a secure source of lithium carbonate has become something of a national priority," he said.
Berenbaum Weinshienk PC will serve as Canada Lithium's Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX, responsible for providing guidance on listing requirements.
About Canada Lithium Corp.
Canada Lithium Corp. (OTCQX: CLQMF, TSX.V: CLQ) has completed a prefeasibility study and is now beginning a definitive Feasibility Study on its Quebec Lithium Project near Val d'Or, Quebec. If current environmental, engineering, metallurgical, and geological studies are positive, the project could provide a secure North American supply of battery-grade lithium carbonate to feed the growing demand for lithium carbonate in hybrids and electric vehicles. Mine construction is anticipated in 2011.
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About Pink OTC Markets Inc.
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The statements made in this press release may contain certain forward-looking statements concerning potential developments affecting the business, prospects, financial condition and other aspects of Canada Lithium Corp. The actual results of the specific items described in this release, and the company's operations generally, may differ materially from what is projected in such forward-looking statements. Although such statements are based upon the best judgments of Canada Lithium Corp. management as of the date of this release, significant deviations in magnitude, timing and other factors may result from business risks and uncertainties including, without limitation, the Company's dependence on third parties, general market and economic conditions, technical factors, the availability of outside capital, receipt of revenues and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of the Company. Canada Lithium Corp. disclaims any obligation to update information contained in any forward-looking statement.
SOURCE Canada Lithium Corp.
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