(Montreal, Québec, May 9, 2022) – Niocan Inc. (TSX-V: NIO) (OTC:NIOCF) (“Niocan” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the results of its annual general and special meeting of shareholders of the Corporation (the “Shareholders”) held Friday, May 6, 2022.
Each of the nominee directors listed in the Corporation’s management information circular dated
April 7, 2022 (available under Niocan’s profile on SEDAR), Julie Lemieux, Guy Arbour, Guy Charette, Hubert Marleau, Mark D. Wallace and Hubert Vallee was elected as director of the Corporation by the Shareholders.
The Shareholders approved a special resolution authorizing the Company to apply for a certificate of amendment under the Business Corporations Act (Quebec) the (“Act”) to amend its articles of incorporation to change its name from Niocan Inc. to Nio Strategic Metals Inc. It confirms the Company’s intention to expend its activities to source strategic metals and minerals essential to advancing modern life and national security in beneficially environmental, social and ethical manner.
Resolutions to appoint Guimond Lavallée Inc., as auditors of the Corporation for the current financial year 2022, and to ratify and confirm the Company’s stock option plan were also approved.
Subsequent to the annual general meeting of Shareholders, the Board of Directors appointed the
following chairman and officers of the Corporation: Hubert Marleau as chairman of the Board of
Directors, president and chief executive officer; Bruno Dumais as chief financial officer and Hubert Vallée as senior vice-president of operations.
Also, the Board of Directors appointed: Guy Charette, Guy Arbour and Hubert Vallee as members of the Corporation’s audit committee.
Niocan is an exploration and development company, with a focus on becoming a ferroniobium producer. The Company holds a niobium property in Oka, Québec and other exploration properties in the Province of Québec. Niocan’s Oka mining property consists of mining rights comprised of 49 claims covering 2,281 acres and its Great Whale property consists of surface and mining rights covering 24,944 acres on the Hudson Bay territory.
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Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
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