CanAlaska Uranium expresses gratitude to Kathleen Kennedy Townsend for her services as Director
Joins the Biden Administration as Secretary’s Representative on Retirement and Retirement Matters for Labor Secretary Marty Walsh
Vancouver, British Columbia – (Newsfile Corp. – September 1, 2021) – CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSXV: CVV) (OTCQB: CVVUF) (FSE: DH7N) (âCanAlaskaâ or the âCompanyâ) announces that the Honorable Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Director of the Rock Creek Group and Lieutenant Governor of Maryland from 1995 to 2003, has stepped down from the CanAlaska Board of Directors.
âOver the past seven years, Kathleen has been a key member of the Board of Directors, including chairing several committees. I would like to thank Kathleen for her invaluable advice, tremendous contributions and unwavering support to CanAlaska, âcommented Peter Dasler, President of CanAlaska. “On behalf of our Board of Directors, we wish Kathleen the best in her important new venture as she joins the Biden Administration of the US Department of Labor.”
Kathleen Townsend commented, âThe CanAlaska team has done me the great honor of serving on the Board of Directors. I have seen strong, confident men in action. Mining is a tough business. It takes faith, intelligence and spirit. CanAlaska has it all. . I have confidence that they will succeed. “
Ms. Townsend has a long history of achievement in both the public and private sectors. She was the first female lieutenant governor of the state of Maryland. She was responsible for a multibillion dollar budget and overseeing key government departments. Prior to her election in 1995, Ms. Townsend served in the United States Department of Justice as the United States Assistant Deputy Attorney General. She led planning to send 100,000 police officers to communities and launched the Police Force, a program to provide college scholarships to young people who commit to work as police officers for four years after graduation. of their diploma. Ms. Townsend also served as Managing Director of Rock Creek Group, an investment advisor based in Washington, DC. Earlier in her career, Ms. Townsend was the founder and director of the Maryland Student Service Alliance.
Ms. Townsend graduated with honors from Harvard University and received her law degree from the University of New Mexico and received 12 honorary degrees. She is a member of the bar of Maryland, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, and is also a stockbroker and certified author.
The Company is currently drilling on its West McArthur joint venture project in the Zone 42 discovery area, a joint venture with Cameco Corporation.
About CanAlaska Uranium
CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSXV: CVV) (OTCQB: CVVUF) (FSE: DH7N) owns interests in approximately 214,000 hectares (530,000 acres), in the Athabasca Basin of Canada – the âSaudi Arabia of Uraniumâ. CanAlaska’s strategic holdings have attracted large international mining companies. CanAlaska is currently working with Cameco and Denison on two of the Company’s properties in the Eastern Athabasca Basin. CanAlaska is a project generator positioned for the success of the discovery in the richest uranium district in the world. The Company also holds promising properties for nickel, copper, gold and diamonds. For more information, visit www.canalaska.com.
On behalf of the board of directors
Peter Dasler, M.Sc., P.Geo.
CanAlaska Uranium Ltd.
Cory Belyk, Executive Vice President and CEO
Tel: +1.604.688.3211 x 306
Peter Dasler, President
Tel: +1.604.688.3211 x 138
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