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Canada Zinc Metals Report New Anomalies Discovered on Kechika Regional Properties

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Canada Zinc Metals Corp. (CZX.V) has provided an update on the regional exploration program completed on the Akie and Kechika Regional projects.

The Akie property is the Company's flagship exploration project and is host to the Cardiac Creek SEDEX Zn-Pb-Ag deposit with a 43-101 compliant indicated and inferred resource recently updated in April of 2012. The sampling downstream of the Cardiac Creek deposit has identified a number of key elements that can be used as a geochemical signature to guide future sampling programs on the Company's properties.

The Kechika Regional Project, represented by a series of contiguous property blocks including Pie and Mt. Alcock, extends northwest from the Akie property for approximately 140 kilometres covering the prospective Gunsteel Formation shale. The Gunsteel shale is the known host to the Cardiac Creek deposit, Teck/Korea Zinc's Cirque deposit, and numerous baritic Zn-Pb-Ag mineral occurrences along its mapped extent.

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Sampling on the Akie property focused on testing creeks that drain an area underlain by Gunsteel shale as well as the geology on the eastern side of Silver Creek. Additional samples were taken in the immediate vicinity of the GPS barite showing along the western edges of the Akie property which returned anomalous values in Zn and Pb and other pathfinder elements.

Silver Creek has a distinct anomalous Zn signature, with localized increases in Pb, extending from the Central Pie area down to the confluence with the Akie River. This is attributed to the large number of creeks and streams draining known Gunsteel Formation shale to the west where drilling has defined the Cardiac Creek mineralized horizon in 79 drill holes. Of considerable interest are anomalous Zn values originating from the underexplored eastern side of Silver Creek that will require further detailed field evaluation as a potential target for hosting additional Zn-Pb-Ag mineralization.

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