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Chieftain Metals Appoints Mr. Kenneth John Sangster to Board of Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/29/14 -- Chieftain Metals Corp. (TSX: CFB) ("Chieftain" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Mr. Kenneth Sangster has joined the Company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Sangster is currently a mineral industry consultant and technical advisor to numerous financial institutions. His experience will prove beneficial to the Company as it advances the shovel-ready Tulsequah Chief Polymetallic Project toward the development phase.

Mr. Victor Wyprysky, President and CEO of the Company commented, "We are delighted to have Mr. Sangster as a new addition to our Board of Directors. He is very familiar with our flagship Tulsequah project, having directed metallurgical work for the Company since 2010 as well as serving as a Qualified Person in the preparation of the project Feasibility Study in 2013. On behalf of the Board of Directors, I extend a warm welcome to Mr. Sangster."

Mr. Sangster is a mining professional with 48 years of experience in various roles with AngloAmerican, Rio Tinto and Outokumpu Copper Resources and has worked throughout Europe, Africa, Australia, and North and South America. He is a Graduate Metallurgist (Glasgow UK); Professional Chartered Engineer; Member of the Institute Materials Minerals and Mining; and Fellow of the Institute of Directors.

About Chieftain Metals

Chieftain Metals Corp. is a public holding company, whose principal business is the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral properties. The Company's business has focused on the development of the shovel ready, high-grade Tulsequah Chief Polymetallic Project, in north-western British Columbia, Canada. Chieftain's property, Tulsequah Shazah Camp, consists of 56 mineral claims and Crown-grants covering approximately 30,849 hectares and covers two previously producing mines.

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This press release includes certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Ontario Securities Act or other laws or regulations. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein, including without limitation, statements regarding potential mineralization, mineral resources or reserves, exploration results, future plans and objectives of Chieftain Metals Inc. are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.

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