TORONTO, ONTARIO – May 3, 2022 – QC Copper and Gold Inc. (“QC Copper” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: QCCU) is pleased to announce that Joel Friedman has been appointed the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Joel is a finance professional with over 13 years of experience working in the mining and cannabis industries. Most recently, Joel served as the CFO of Khiron Life Sciences Corp, prior to this, he was Vice President, Finance at CannTrust Inc., and Director of Finance at Primero Mining Corp. and senior finance roles at Banro Corporation and Iamgold Corporation. Mr. Friedman began his career at Deloitte in the Real Estate and Resources group, where he worked with a variety of publicly listed clients throughout the mining lifecycle, from exploration to multi-asset operators. Mr. Friedman holds a CPA, CA and Honours Bachelor of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University, Canada.
QC Copper and the Ore Group would also like to announce the departureof Kevin Canario, the Company’s outgoing CFO. The entire Ore Group team thanks Mr. Canario for his dedication of service to the team and the Company’s shareholders and wishes him the best in his future endeavours.
About the Opemiska Copper Complex
The Opemiska Copper Complex is located adjacent to Chapais, Quebec, within the Chibougamau district. Opemiska is also within the Abitibi Greenstone Belt and within the boundaries of the Province of Quebec's Plan Nord, which promotes and funds infrastructure and development of natural resource projects. The Opemiska Property covers 12,782 hectares and covers the past producing Springer, Perry, Robitaille and Cooke mines, previously owned and operated by Falconbridge between 1953-1991. The project hosts excellent on-site infrastructure, including a power station and direct access to Highway 113 and the Canadian National Railway.
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