CanAlaska Announces First Tranche Closing of Private Placement Financing

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - December 31, 2019) -  CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSXV: CVV) (FSE: DH7N) ("CanAlaska" or the "Company") announces that it has closed the first tranche (the "First Tranche") of its non-brokered private placement (the "Offering") previously announced on December 6, 2019. Under the First Tranche, the Company has issued 6,190,889 flow-through units for gross proceeds of $1,176,268.91 and 840,000 non flow-through units for gross proceeds of $134,400, for total gross proceeds of $1,310,668.91.

In connection with the First Tranche, the Company paid a total of $50,796.54 and issued a total of 267,823 warrants as finder's fees. Each finder's warrant is exercisable for one common share at a price of $0.40 for three years.

All securities issued under this private placement are subject to a hold period expiring May 1, 2020 in accordance with applicable securities laws and the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange.

Certain directors and officers of the Company (the "Insiders") participated in the private placement and purchased an aggregate of 418,157 flow-through units for aggregate gross proceeds of $79,449.83 (Peter Dasler, the Company's President, CEO and a director, purchased 100,000 flow-through units for $19,000, Cory Belyk, the Company's COO, purchased 263,157 flow-through units for $49,999.83, and Karl Schimann, a director of the Company, purchased 55,000 flow-through units for $10,450). Participation by Insiders in the private placement is considered a "related party transaction" pursuant to Multilateral Instrument 61-101 - Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions ("MI 61-101"). The Company is exempt from the requirements to obtain a formal valuation and minority shareholder approval in connection with the Insiders' participation in the private placement in reliance of sections 5.5(a) and 5.7(a) of MI 61-101, respectively, on the basis that participation in the Offering by the Insiders did not exceed 25% of the fair market value of the Company's market capitalization The Company did not file a material change report at least 21 days prior to the First Tranche closing of the Offering as participation of the Insiders had not been confirmed at that time.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States of America. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 (the "1933 Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons (as defined in the 1933 Act) unless registered under the 1933 Act and applicable state securities laws, or an exemption from such registration is available.

About CanAlaska Uranium

CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSXV: CVV) (FSE: DH7N) holds interests in approximately 152,000 hectares (375,000 acres), in Canada's Athabasca Basin - the "Saudi Arabia of Uranium." CanAlaska's strategic holdings have attracted major international mining companies. CanAlaska is currently working with Cameco and Denison at two of the Company's properties in the Eastern Athabasca Basin. CanAlaska is a project generator positioned for discovery success in the world's richest uranium district. The Company also holds properties prospective for nickel, copper, gold and diamonds. For further information visit www.canalaska.com.

The qualified technical person for this news release is Dr Karl Schimann, P. Geo, CanAlaska director and VP Exploration.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

"Peter Dasler"
Peter Dasler, M.Sc., P.Geo.
President & CEO

Contacts:
Peter Dasler, President
Tel: +1.604.688.3211 x 138
Email: info@canalaska.com

Cory Belyk, COO
Tel: +1.604.688.3211 x 138
Email: cbelyk@canalaska.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.

Forward-looking information

All statements included in this press release that address activities, events or developments that the Company expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve numerous assumptions made by the Company based on its experience, perception of historical trends, current conditions, expected future developments and other factors it believes are appropriate in the circumstances. In addition, these statements involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties that contribute to the possibility that the predictions, forecasts, projections and other forward-looking statements will prove inaccurate, certain of which are beyond the Company's control. Readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Except as required by law, the Company does not intend to revise or update these forward-looking statements after the date hereof or revise them to reflect the occurrence of future unanticipated events.

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