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May 2016

Canadian Zeolite Corp. to Participate in Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Ammonia Emissions: Egg Production Study

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canadian Zeolite Corp. (the “Company”) (TSX.V:CNZ) is pleased to announce its zeolite will be used in a study to be conducted by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry to reduce ammonia in egg production. The Company’s zeolite – Clinoptilolite, or Clino, is a naturally occurring form of zeolite that has a particularly high affinity for ammonia, making it a desirable media material.

A recently announced three-year project will see researchers with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry investigate practical dietary strategies to reduce ammonia emissions associated with egg production. The project, which could be the most comprehensive study of the issue ever conducted in Canada, will seek to find practical and cost-effective dietary strategies to reduce ammonia emission intensity by as much as 25 per cent.

The project will be led by Eduardo Beltranena, research scientist with the Livestock Research Section, who sees environmental footprint of feed as one of the emerging frontiers in animal nutrition. According to Beltranena, feed costs represent 70 per cent of the cost of production for poultry producers, but feed is also responsible for a considerable part of the environmental footprint of livestock production. Beltranena adds, “Ammonia emissions are heavily influenced by decisions made at the farm-level, specifically the feeding program. We’re trying to identify practical things that farmers and nutritionists can do tomorrow to reduce ammonia emissions, but still increase profitability.”

In 2013, Environment Canada reported that approximately 65 per cent of the nearly 500,000 tonnes of ammonia emitted from human activities in Canada was attributable to food animal production. While chicken and egg production together account for only two per cent of total livestock emissions, ammonia is still an important environmental issue for the poultry industry.

“Managing environmental footprint – which includes ammonia emissions, is a key feature of the egg industry’s comprehensive sustainability strategy’” says Jenna Griffin, industry development officer with the Egg Farmers of Alberta. “Our producers recognize that for the industry to be truly sustainable, we need to take a holistic view that includes economic, social, and environmental elements,” says Griffin. “Our research committee saw a really good fit between this project and the ‘Healthy Farms’ pillar of our Sustainability Strategy.” The Egg Farmers of Alberta Sustainability Strategy is publicly available through their website.

Ammonia emissions are known to be affected by housing system, with free run systems generally emitting more ammonia than cage systems. Many Alberta egg producers are in the process of planning barn renovations and are carefully weighing their housing options. Matt Oryschak, research associate and co-investigator on the project, also with the Livestock Research Section, points out that a dietary approach to reducing ammonia emissions should prove effective across all housing systems. “The biochemical and nutritional principles don’t change, so we’re confident that what works in one system should work in others,” says Oryschak. In 2013, the Alberta egg industry became the first in Canada to introduce a policy that would phase out conventional cage systems beginning in December of 2014, and is eager for options to address the potential ammonia impact of the shift.

Major funding for the project is being provided by the Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency, with significant financial support from the Egg Farmers of Alberta and the Egg Farmers of Canada. Companies that market functional feed additives are also on board, with financial and in-kind support being provided by SHAC Environmental Products Ltd. (Medicine Hat, AB) Canadian Bio-Systems (Calgary, AB), and the Canadian Zeolite Corporation (Vancouver, BC). In-kind product donations are also being provided by Novagreen Inc. (Killam, AB), and Desert King International (San Diego, CA).

The Company has a long history with zeolite and has defined and qualified its natural resource to supply new and expanding green markets. Zeolite is a natural non-metallic volcanic mineral that exhibits diverse applicable properties for use in products and technologies that contribute to “green” environmental protection. Canadian Zeolite has a competitive advantage in the world of zeolites given our product has been tested, applied and meets the standards for specific markets.

On behalf of the Board of Directors
“Ray Paquette”
President & CEO
604.684.3301
www.canadianzeolite.com

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.
Some statements in this news release contain forward-looking information. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to future expenditures. These statements address future events and conditions and, as such, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the statements. Such factors include, among others, the ability to complete contemplated work programs and the timing and amount of expenditures. Canadian Zeolite does not assume the obligation to update any forward-looking statement
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Canadian Zeolite Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement

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Vancouver, British Columbia – Canadian Zeolite Corp. (TSX.V: CNZ) (the “Company”) announces a non-brokered private placement of up to 3,500,000 units at a price of $0.10 per unit to raise gross proceeds of up to $350,000.

Each unit consists of one common share and one non-transferable share purchase warrant. Each share purchase warrant is exercisable into one additional common share for a period of one year from the date of issue at an exercise price of $0.15 per share.

The proceeds of the private placement will be used to advance the company’s operations and general working capital including; marketing, corporate accounting and geological services.

All or a portion of the offering may be completed pursuant to Multilateral CSA Notice 45-318 prospectus exemption for certain distributions through an investment dealer (CSA 45-318) and the corresponding instruments, orders and rules implementing CSA 45-318 in the participating jurisdictions (the investment dealer exemption). In order for the company to be able to rely on the investment dealer exemption, each subscriber must purchase the shares as principal and obtain advice regarding the suitability of the investment from a person that is registered as an investment dealer in the jurisdiction in which the subscriber is resident.

The Company may pay a finder’s fee in connection with this private placement. All the securities issuable will be subject to a four-month hold period from the date of closing. The private placement is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

On behalf of the Board of Directors
“Ray Paquette”
President & CEO
604.684.3301
www.canadianzeolite.com

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.
Some statements in this news release contain forward-looking information. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to future expenditures. These statements address future events and conditions and, as such, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the statements. Such factors include, among others, the ability to complete contemplated work programs and the timing and amount of expenditures. Canadian Zeolite does not assume the obligation to update any forward-looking statement
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