VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 23, 2017) - Candente Copper Corp. (TSX:DNT)(LMA:DNT) ("Candente Copper" and/or the "Company" ) is pleased to provide the voting results for the election of directors at its annual general meeting of shareholders held on June 22, 2017.

The director nominees were presented in the Company's Management Information Circular dated May 01, 2017, and shareholders re-elected all directors nominated by management. The directors will serve until the next annual general meeting of the Company. The voting results are as follows:

Nominee For Withheld
Joanne C. Freeze 93.63% 6.37%
Sean I. Waller 94.09% 5.91%
Michael J. Thicke 97.67% 2.33%
Andrés J. Milla 98.05% 1.95%
John E. Black 98.06% 1.94%
George Elliott 97.87% 2.13%
Federico L. Oviedo 98.05% 1.95%

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.

On behalf of the Board of Candente Copper Corp.

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


Contact Information:

Candente Copper Corp.

Walter Spagnuolo
Manager, Investor Relations
mobile: +1 (604) 306-8477
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