Quebec Precious Metals Completes Lithium Prospecting Program, Expands Elmer East Project, James Bay, Quebec and Issues Shares in Payment of Debts and Deferred Share Units

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Quebec Precious Metals Corporation (QPM) has completed a follow-up prospecting program in the area of the recent Ninaaskumuwin spodumene discovery, with geological mapping, structural interpretation, and grab sampling. They expect assay values from the Elmer East prospecting campaign by the end of November. QPM has also expanded the project by staking 40 new claims near the Ninaaskumuwin discovery, now totaling 1,298 claims covering 676 km2 in the Eeyou-Istchee James Bay region of Quebec.
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MONTREAL, QC / ACCESSWIRE / November 7, 2023 / Quebec Precious Metals Corporation (TSXV:QPM)(FSE:YXEP)(OTCQB:CJCFF) (" QPM " or the " Corporation ") is pleased to announce the completion of a follow-up prospecting program in the area of the recent Ninaaskumuwin spodumene discovery (see press release October 24, 2023 ) consisting of geological mapping, structural interpretation and grab sampling. The geological interpretation will be disclosed once available. The first assay values from the prospecting campaign at Elmer East are expected towards the end of November. Photos of the spodumene discovery are presented in Figures 1, 2 and 3 , They show large spodumene crystals which are present in the pegmatite rock.

In view of the strong potential lithium potential identified on the high priority targets at the Elmer East project, QPM has expanded the project by staking 40 new claims adjacent to the other areas of interest (see Figure 4 ). The new claims were added near the Ninaaskumuwin discovery. QPM now has a total of 1,298 claims covering 676 km 2 , 100% owned by the Corporation in the Eeyou-Istchee James Bay region of Quebec.

"We are even more enthusiastic about the lithium exploration potential at Elmer East, and look forward to receiving the analytical results and plan the next stage of field work.", commented Normand Champigny, CEO of QPM.

The field work was performed by GeoVector Management Inc. with the guidance of ALS GoldSpot Discoveries Ltd.

Shares in Payment of Debts

The Company announces that it has entered into agreements to issue an aggregate of 194,625 common shares in settlement of debts of three current directors of the Corporation in an aggregate amount of $19,462.50 (the "Debt Settlement"). The Debt Settlement is paid in connection with services rendered by the directors during the third quarter of the financial year ending January 31, 2024.

The Board of Directors and Management of QPM believe that the Debt Settlement is in the best interests of QPM as it will help the Corporation preserve its cash position. The common shares to be issued pursuant to the Debt Settlement will be issued at a deemed price of $0.10 per share and will be subject to a four-month hold period pursuant to applicable securities regulations and the policies of the TSXV.

The Debt Settlement is considered a "related party transaction" as defined under Multilateral Instrument 61-101 - Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions ("MI 61-101"). The Debt Settlement will be exempt from the formal valuation and minority shareholder approval requirements of MI 61-101 as QPM's securities are not listed on any stock exchange identified in Section 5.5(b) of MI 61-101 and neither the fair market value of the common shares to be issued in the Debt Settlement nor of the services provided in connection with the debts which are the subject of the Debt Settlement exceeds 25% of QPM's market capitalization. The Debt Settlement is subject to regulatory approval, including that of the TSXV.

Deferred shares units

The Company announces the issuance of 95,000 deferred stock units (the "DSUs") to the Chief Executive Officer pursuant to its Deferred Share Unit Plan (the "DSU Plan"). This follows the decision that from May 1, 2022, the CEO's salary compensation will be paid 80% in cash and the other 20% of compensation will be paid in DSUs quarterly. These DSUs represent the portion for the third quarter of 2024.

In accordance with the DSU Plan, the DSUs shall vest in accordance with the terms of agreements granting same and one year from the date of such grant, subject to the provisions of TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSXV") Policy 4.4 and the Company's security based compensation plan, and are payable in common shares of the Company, or in cash at the sole discretion of the Company, upon the holder ceasing to be director, officer or employee of the Company.

Qualified Person

Normand Champigny, Eng., Chief Executive Officer of the Company, and Qualified Person under NI 43-101 on standards of disclosure for mineral projects, has prepared and reviewed the content of this press release.

About Quebec Precious Metals Corporation

QPM is primarily focused on advancing its Sakami gold project, located in Eeyou Istchee James Bay territory in Quebec, near Newmont Corporation's Eleonore gold mine. In addition, the Company holds a 68% interest in the Kipawa/Zeus rare earths project located near Temiscaming, Quebec. This is the only rare earths project in North America which has a fully completed feasibility study.

For more information please contact:

Normand Champigny
Chief Executive Officer
Tel.: 514 979-4746

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider
(as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release

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What is the ticker symbol for Quebec Precious Metals Corporation?

The ticker symbol for Quebec Precious Metals Corporation is QPM.

What was the recent discovery mentioned in the press release?

The recent discovery mentioned in the press release is the Ninaaskumuwin spodumene discovery.

Where is the project located?

The project is located in the Eeyou-Istchee James Bay region of Quebec.

How many claims does QPM now have in the project area?

QPM now has a total of 1,298 claims covering 676 km2 in the project area.

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