Stornoway Announces Flow-Through Financing


Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX-SWY) is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement of up to 20,000,000 flow-through common shares at a price of $0.15 per flow through share for gross proceeds of up to $3,000,000. The flow-through common shares will have a four-month hold period.

The proceeds from the private placement will be used primarily to fund Stornoway's share of exploration on the Renard Diamond Project in Quebec. These funds will be used to incur expenditures which qualify as Canadian exploration expenses (as defined in the Income Tax Act).

Stornoway has agreed to pay a 6% finder's fee on certain of the funds to be raised, half of which will be paid in cash and half in shares of Stornoway. Insiders of Stornoway will participate in this financing and will do so on the same terms as the arm's length subscribers.

This offering of flow-through shares is subject to the receipt of all required regulatory approvals.

These securities have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to U.S. persons.

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Stornoway Diamond Corporation

Stornoway Diamond Corporation is one of Canada's leading diamond exploration and development companies which has established a growing inventory of diamond resources in the ground. The Company recently announced a positive economic study from its Renard diamond project which has the potential to become Quebec's first diamond mine. The Company benefits from a diversified diamond property portfolio and management and technical teams with experience in each segment of the diamond "pipeline" from exploration to marketing.

On behalf of the Board
/s/ "Eira Thomas"
Eira Thomas
Chief Executive Officer

For more information, please contact Nick Thomas at 604-983-7754 or 1-877-331-2232
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