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Aurcana Announces New VP Project Development and Files 2016 Financials

Vancouver, BC, April 26, 2017- Aurcana Corporation ("Aurcana" or the "Company") (TSXV: AUN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Francis as Vice President Project Development.  Mr. Francis has over 25 years of mine management and re-engineering experience. He has extensive experience in project development, including, mine operations, technical and financial analysis, permitting, and mine safety compliance.  He previously led the advancement of a historical copper producer in Arizona and an operating gold mine in Alaska. Kevin Drover, President & CEO, stated, “We are especially pleased to have Kevin join the Aurcana team as we begin preparations for the upcoming exploration program at the Shafter Project and as we evaluate the feasibility of restarting production at the Shafter Mine.” 

In addition, Aurcana, has filed its audited Financial Statements and Management Discussion and Analysis for the financial year ended December 31, 2016.  For more details please see or SEDAR.

About Aurcana Corporation

Aurcana Corporation owns the Shafter Silver Project in Texas, USA. The Shafter Silver Project was put on care and maintenance in December 2013, in part due to depressed silver prices.  A Preliminary Economic Assessment was completed on the Shafter project on August 31, 2016.

“Kevin Drover”, President & CEO

For further information, visit the website at or contact:
Aurcana Corporation
Phone: (604) 331-9333

Gary Lindsey, Corporate Communications
Phone: (720)-273-6224

Neither the 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.

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS This press release contains forward looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws. The use of any of the words “anticipate”, “plan”, “continue”, “intend”, “expect”, “estimate”, “objective”, “may”, “will”, “project”, “should”, “predict”, “potential” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward looking statements. Forward looking statements in this press release include, without restriction, statements with respect to potential restarting of production at the Shafter project.  Although the Company believes that the expectations and assumptions on which the forward looking statements are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward looking statements because the Company cannot give any assurance that they will prove correct. Since forward looking statements address future events and conditions, they involve inherent assumptions, risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of assumptions, factors and risks, including changes in metals prices and the availability of financing. Management has provided the above summary of risks and assumptions related to forward looking statements in this press release in order to provide readers with a more comprehensive perspective on the Company’s future operations. The Company’s actual results, performance or achievement could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward looking statements and, accordingly, no assurance can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward looking statements will transpire or occur, or if any of them do so, what benefits the Company will derive from them. These forward looking statements are made as of the date of this press release, and, other than as required by applicable securities laws, the Company disclaims any intent or obligation to update publicly any forward looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise.

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