EMP METALS ANNOUNCES UPLISTING TO OTCQB

December 21, 2022

Vancouver, British Columbia, December 21st, 2022 EMP Metals Corp. (CSE: EMPS)(OTCQB: EMPPF) (“EMP Metals” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has obtained approval from the OTC Markets Group for listing of its common shares on the OTCQB under the symbol “EMPPF”. It is anticipated that EMP Metals’ uplisting to the OTCQB will provide greater liquidity and a more seamless trading experience for U.S. shareholders. Trading on the OTCQB will begin December 21, 2022.

EMP Metals’ common shares will continue to trade on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) under the symbol “EMPS”.

The OTCQB is a U.S. trading platform operated by the OTC Markets Group in New York and is the premier marketplace for early-stage and developing U.S. and international companies. Recognized by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as an established public market, the OTCQB provides investors who cannot access trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange with an alternative access to the Company’s shares through regulated U.S. broker-dealers.  Investors can find real-time quotes and market information for the Company on www.otcmarkets.com

Rob Gamley, CEO of EMP, commented, “Moving up to the OTCQB is another important milestone for EMP Metals. It will help us to achieve greater visibility within the investment community, which should enhance our liquidity and increase our access to institutional and retail investors. This additional capital markets exposure will be valuable as we advance our lithium brine portfolio in Saskatchewan.”

About EMP Metals

EMP Metals is a Canadian-based exploration company focused on the acquisition and exploration of mineral projects with significant development potential. Its current portfolio of lithium brine properties consists of 37 permits totaling 212,633 acres (86,050 hectares) of Subsurface Crown Mineral Dispositions in the Williston basin of Southern Saskatchewan. Brine sampling of a vertical wellbore located on one of the properties returned lithium concentrations in the Duperow formation up to 96.3 mg/l.  For more information, please go to the Company’s website at www.empmetals.com.

Corporate Inquiries

Rob Gamley, President & CEO

Phone: 604-689-7422

Email: info@empmetals.com

Forward-Looking Statements

Information set forth in this news release contains forward-looking statements that are based on assumptions as of the date of this news release. These statements reflect management’s current estimates, beliefs, intentions and expectations. They are not guarantees of future performance. EMP Metals cautions that all forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain, and that actual performance may be affected by a number of material factors, many of which are beyond EMP Metals’ control. Such factors include, among other things: risks and uncertainties relating to EMP

Metals’ limited operating history, ability to obtain sufficient financing to carry out its exploration and development objectives on its mineral properties, obtaining the necessary permits to carry out its activities and the need to comply with environmental and governmental regulations.  Accordingly, actual and future events, conditions and results may differ materially from the estimates, beliefs, intentions and expectations expressed or implied in the forward-looking information. Except as required under applicable securities legislation, EMP Metals undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise forward-looking information.

Neither the Canadian Securities Exchange (“CSE”) nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the CSE) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

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