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Western Copper and Gold Announces AGM Results

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - June 25, 2014) - Western Copper and Gold Corporation ("Western" or the "Company") (TSX: WRN) (NYSE MKT: WRN) provides the results of the Company's Annual General Meeting ("AGM") held in Vancouver, British Columbia on June 24, 2014. 

A total of 32,065,057 common shares (representing 34.08% of the votes attached to all outstanding shares as at the record date for the meeting) were represented at the AGM. All of the matters submitted to the shareholders for approval as set out in the Company's notice of meeting and information circular, both dated May 13, 2014, were approved by the requisite majority of votes cast at the AGM.

Shareholders voted in favour of setting the number of directors at five (5) and elected all incumbent directors. The details of the voting results for the election are set out below:

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      Director         Votes For     % For    Votes Withheld    % Withheld  
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Dale Corman           24,229,937    99.55%        109,725          0.45%    
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Robert Byford         21,944,272    90.16%       2,395,390         9.84%    
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Robert Gayton         21,944,772    90.16%       2,394,690         9.84%    
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David Williams        21,948,400    90.18%       2,391,262         9.82%    
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Klaus Zeitler         24,203,522    99.44%        136,140          0.56%    
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Shareholders also approved the re-appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors of the Company for the ensuing year at the remuneration to be fixed by the directors.

The Company's report of voting results will be available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com), EDGAR (www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml) and on the Company's website.

On behalf of the board,

"Dale Corman" 
Dale Corman
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

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