CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - July 13, 2016) - Champion Bear Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:CBA) ("Champion Bear" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that, effective July 13, 2016, Todd Dillabough has been appointed a director of the Company to increase the number of independent members and to add to the financial and capital markets experience of the Board.

Mr. Dillabough is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Barons Resources Corp., a director of San Antonio Oil and Gas Services Ltd. and Catalyst Paper Corporation and a former director of Aveos Fleet Performance Inc. Previously, he was President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Trident Resources Corporation and Pioneer Natural Resources Canada Inc. Mr. Dillabough has domestic and international operational management, M&A, capital markets and financial restructuring experience. Mr. Dillabough has a B.Sc. Geology from the University of Calgary and is a member of both APEGA and SPE.

About Champion Bear

Champion Bear is a mineral exploration company focused exclusively on the historically prospective regions of Ontario. Champion Bear's primary target is platinum group and precious metals and to a lesser extent polymetallic base metal and pegmatite-hosted tantalum deposits. Champion Bear's aim is to create shareholder value through selective property acquisition and joint venture followed by focused exploration emphasizing drilling. The Company has assembled a large land position in the Dryden and Sudbury areas, totaling over 24,000 hectares.

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Contact Information:

Champion Bear Resources Ltd.
Richard D. Kantor
Chairman and President
(403) 229-9522