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Champion Iron to Hold Its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on August 17, 2018

MONTREAL, Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Champion Iron Limited (CIA.TO) (CIA.TO) (“Champion” or the “Company”) announced today that further to the various filings previously made in this regard, it will hold its annual general meeting of shareholders (the “Meeting”) on Friday, August 17, 2018 in Montreal. The Meeting is scheduled to begin at 10:00 am Eastern. Information relating to the Meeting can be found under the Company’s filings on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) and in the following link provided by Champion’s transfer agent, https://docs.tsxtrust.com/2066.

The specific details for the Meeting are as follows:

Date: Friday, August 17, 2018
Time: 10:00 am (Eastern)
Location: The offices of McCarthy Tétrault LLP,
1000 De La Gauchetière Street West, Suite 2500, Montréal, Québec  H3B 0A2
   

About Champion Iron Limited

Champion is an iron mining, development and exploration company, focused on developing its significant iron resources in the south end of the Labrador Trough in the province of Québec. Following the acquisition of its flagship asset, the Bloom Lake iron ore property, the Company implemented upgrades to the mine and processing infrastructure and has partnered in projects associated with improving access to global iron markets, including rail and port infrastructure initiatives with government and other key industry and community stakeholders. Champion’s management team includes professionals with mine development and operations expertise, who also have vast experience from geotechnical work to green field development, brown field management including logistics development and financing of all stages in the mining industry.

For further information please contact:

Michael O’Keeffe, Executive Chairman and CEO at Tel. +1 514-316-4858

David Cataford, COO at Tel. +1 514-316-4858

For additional information on Champion Iron Limited, please visit our website at www.championiron.com

Forward-Looking information
This news release includes certain information that may constitute “forward-looking information” under applicable Canadian securities legislation. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in this news release that address the expected restart date of Bloom Lake as well as future activities, events, developments or financial performance constitute forward- looking information. The use of any of the words “will”, “expect”, “anticipate”, “intend”, “believe”, “plan”, “potential”, “outlook”, “forecast”, “estimate” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking information. Forward-looking information is 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 information, including the risks identified in Champion Iron’s final short form prospectus relating to a completed equity Offering, annual information form, management’s discussion and analysis and other securities regulatory filings made by Champion Iron on SEDAR (including under the heading “Risk Factors” therein). There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such forward- looking information. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. All of Champion Iron’s forward-looking information contained in this press release is given as of the date hereof and is based upon the opinions and estimates of Champion Iron’s management and information available to management as at the date hereof. Champion Iron disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any of its forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.