• Elyssia Patterson


Vancouver, British Columbia (March 17, 2022) - Quebec Silica Resources Corp. (CSE: QTZ) ("Quebec Silica" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Levasseur as a new independent member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Levasseur is replacing Mr. Aeron Kawakami, who has decided to retire from the Board to focus on his other business ventures.

Mr. Levasseur is currently an independent board member of HPQ Silicon Resource Corp. (TSX-V: HPQ) as well as President & CEO of Beauce Gold Fields (TSX-V: BGF). Additionally, Patrick has ten years of capital markets experience with various Canadian Securities firms.

Mr. Levasseur stated: “Good silicon metal for batteries starts with a great quartz deposit and I believe Quebec Silica has the solid foundation and the talent it needs to meet that objective.”

"I am pleased to welcome Patrick to Quebec Silica. His knowledge of quartz exploration and his experience in silicon metal technology will be a valued addition to Quebec Silica’s technical team," said Raymond Wladichuk, CEO of Quebec Silica. "Patrick has proven to be a strong leader throughout his career and has gained extensive experience in Quebec. We are excited that Patrick Levasseur has agreed to join us on the board to assist our team with our current silica project.”

Quebec Silica also announces the granting of 200,000 incentive stock options of the company at an exercise price of $0.09. The Options can be exercised for a period of two years from the date of grant and are subject to the policies of the CSE.

About Quebec Silica Resources Corp.

Quebec Silica Resources Corp. is a mineral exploration, and development company focused on exploring, developing, and acquiring industrial mineral resources in Quebec, Canada. The Company is currently focused on its wholly-owned Charlevoix Silica Project, near St. Urbane, Quebec, Canada.

Additional information on Quebec Silica is available at

On Behalf of the Board of Directors,


"Raymond Wladichuk, P.Geo." Chief Executive Officer

For further information, please contact: Elyssia Patterson - CFO Tel: +1 (833) 4 SILICA / +1 (833) 474-5422 Email:

Neither the Canadian Securities Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the CSE policies) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release and has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this news release.

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains statements that constitute "forward-looking statements." Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause Quebec Silica's actual results, performance or achievements, or developments in the industry to differ materially from the anticipated results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words "expects," "plans," "anticipates," "believes," "intends," "estimates," "projects," "potential" and similar expressions, or that events or conditions "will," "would," "may," "could" or "should" occur.

Although Quebec Silica believes the forward-looking information contained in this news release is reasonable based on information available on the date hereof, by their nature, forward-looking statements involve assumptions, known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause our actual results, performance or achievements, or other future events, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.

Examples of such assumptions, risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, assumptions, risks and uncertainties associated with general economic conditions; the COVID-19 pandemic; adverse industry events; future legislative and regulatory developments in the mining sector; the Company's ability to access sufficient capital from internal and external sources, and/or inability to access sufficient capital on favorable terms; mining industry and markets in Canada and generally; the ability of Quebec Silica to implement its business strategies; competition; and other assumptions, risks and uncertainties.

The forward-looking information contained in this news release represents the expectations of the Company as of the date of this news release and, accordingly, is subject to change after such date. Readers should not place undue importance on forward-looking information and should not rely upon this information as of any other date. While the Company may elect to, it does not undertake to update this information at any particular time except as required in accordance with applicable laws.

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