May 2, 2012, Vancouver, BC — Pacific North West Capital Corp. (“PFN” or the “Company”) (TSX: “PFN”; OTCQX: PAWEF; Frankfurt: P7J) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with El Condor Minerals Inc. (“El Condor”) (TSX.V: LCO) to which El Condor has the option to earn a 100% interest in the Glitter Lake Property in the James Bay lowlands region of Quebec.
El Condor can earn a 100% interest in the Property by paying an initial $50,000 and issuing 350,000 common shares to PFN upon regulatory approval of the Agreement, by making additional cash payments totaling $100,000 and issuing an additional 650,000 common shares of El Condor to the Company on or before the second anniversary of the Agreement, and by maintaining the Glitter Lake Claims in good standing for the 2-year term of the Agreement. A 2% net smelter return royalty has been granted to the Company, of which 1% may be purchased by El Condor for $1,000,000. The Property is also subject to a pre-existing aggregate 2% royalty payable to various royalty holders. The Agreement is subject to regulatory approval.
About Pacific North West Capital Corp:
PFN is a mineral exploration company whose philosophy is to be a project generator, explorer and project operator in order to option/joint venture its projects through to production. PFN is focused on the discovery, exploration and development of PGM and nickel-copper sulphide deposits in geologically prospective regions in North America, particularly Canada. The Company’s key asset is its 100% owned River Valley PGM Project in the Sudbury region of northern Ontario. PFN also has PGM and nickel-copper projects and properties in northwest Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, and Alaska, and an option to joint venture a base metal project in northwestern BC’s Golden Triangle region. The Company continues to evaluate PGM and nickel-copper properties and projects in North America for potential acquisition opportunities.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
Chairman and CEO
Disclaimer: This news release may contain certain “Forward-Looking Statements” within the meaning of Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company’s expectations are disclosed in the Company’s documents filed from time to time with The Toronto Stock Exchange, British Columbia Securities Commission and the United States Securities Exchange Commission.