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Champion Bear Announces Equity Offering

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CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Champion Bear Resources Ltd. (TSXV:CBA-V) ("Champion Bear" or the "Company") announced today that it intends to complete a private placement for up to 5,000,000 common shares of the Company at a price of $0.20 per share for total gross proceeds of up to $1,000,000, subject to receipt of all applicable regulatory approvals.

Champion Bear intends to use the proceeds of the offering to further exploration programs on its wholly-owned Eagle Rock Cu-Au-Pt-Pd Property and Plomp Farm Property, which are both located near Dryden, Ontario and for general corporate purposes. Jessica Borysenko, P.Geo., a qualified person under NI 43-101, Champion Bear's consulting geologist and a director of the Company, will be overseeing the exploration programs.

All securities issuable under the private placements will be subject to a hold period of four months and one day from the closing date. 

This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of any offer to buy the securities in any jurisdiction.  The securities offered have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act"), and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons except in certain transactions exempt from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act. 

About Champion Bear

Champion Bear is a mineral exploration company focused exclusively on the historically prospective regions of Ontario. The Company's primary targets are platinum group metals, precious metals, and polymetallic base metals deposits. Champion Bear's aim is to create shareholder value through selective property acquisition followed by focused exploration emphasizing drilling. The Company has assembled a large land position in the Dryden and Sudbury areas, totaling over 16,000 hectares. Additional information about Champion Bear can be found on the Company's website at www.championbear.com and on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. For further information, please contact: Richard D. Kantor, Chairman and President of Champion Bear at phone: (403) 229-9522.

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CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION:

This news release includes certain "forward-looking statements" under applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable, are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors which may cause the actual results and future events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. All statements that address future plans, activities, events, or developments that the Company believes, expects or anticipates will or may occur are forward-looking information, including statements regarding the potential development of resources and drilling plans which may or may not occur. Forward-looking statements and information contained herein are based on certain factors and assumptions regarding, among other things, the market price of the Company's securities, metal prices, exchange rates, taxation, the estimation, timing and amount of future exploration and development, capital and operating costs, the availability of financing, the receipt of regulatory approvals, environmental risks, title disputes, failure of plant, equipment or processes to operate as anticipated, accidents, labour disputes, claims and limitations on insurance coverage and other risks of the mining industry, changes in national and local government regulation of mining operations, and regulations and other matters. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.