VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - (April 4, 2011) - Canyon Copper Corp. ("Canyon") (OTCBB: CNYC) is pleased to announce it has received conditional approval from the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange") to list as a Tier 1 Mining Issuer. The Exchange's final acceptance is subject to Canyon fulfilling all of the requirements of the Exchange including Canyon completing its previously announced non-brokered and brokered financings and the Exchange receiving all required documentation. Canyon plans to fulfill the listing conditions as soon as is practical.
About Canyon Copper
Canyon's New York Canyon Property is located in the New York Canyon area of the Santa Fe Mining District, Mineral County, Nevada. The project hosts oxide and sulphide copper bearing mineralization outlined by historical operators. The most advanced of these zones is the Longshot Ridge copper oxide deposit. This zone has not been completely outlined and remains partially open. The Copper Queen mineralized zone is located approximately three kilometres west of Longshot Ridge and hosts copper and molybdenum sulphide mineralization. Several additional mineralized areas identified throughout the New York Canyon property have yet to be explored.
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
CANYON COPPER CORP.
Anthony Harvey, Chairman and CEO
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Information
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