VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 29, 2016) - Candente Copper Corp. (TSX:DNT)(LMA:DNT) (the "Company") announces that effective March 28, 2016, Dale Matheson Carr-Holton Labonte, LLP, Chartered Accountants has been appointed the Company's auditor in place of Deloitte, LLP, Chartered Accountants. The former auditor and new auditor confirm that there are no disagreements or unresolved issues.

The resignation of Deloitte, LLP and the recommendation to appoint Dale Matheson Carr-Holton Labonte, LLP has been approved by the Board of Directors of the Company.

Shareholders of the Company will be requested to approve the change of auditor of the Company at the Company's upcoming Annual General Meeting.

About Candente Copper

Candente Copper is a mineral exploration company engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral properties. The company is currently focused on its 100% owned Cañariaco project, which includes the Feasibility stage Cañariaco Norte deposit as well as the Cañariaco Sur deposit and Quebrada Verde prospect, located within the western Cordillera of the Peruvian Andes in the Department of Lambayeque in Northern Peru.

This news release may contain forward-looking statements including but not limited to comments regarding the timing and content of upcoming work programs, geological interpretations, receipt of property titles, potential mineral recovery processes, etc. Forward-looking statements address future events and conditions and therefore involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements. Candente Copper relies upon litigation protection for forward-looking statements.

On behalf of the Board of Candente Copper Corp.

Joanne C. Freeze P.Geo., CEO, Director


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