Western Potash Receives Conditional Approval for listing on the TSX Senior Stock Exchange

Western Potash Receives Conditional Approval for listing on the TSX Senior Stock Exchange

Vancouver, June 8, 2011.  Western Potash Corp. (“The Company” or “Western”) (TSX.V: WPX, FSE: AHE) is pleased to announce that the Company has received conditional approval for the listing of its common shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange.  Upon filing and acceptance of the final listing application and related documentation, the Company’s shares will commence trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange and be de-listed from the TSX Venture Exchange.  The Company expects to satisfy all of the necessary conditions and for its shares to begin trading on the TSX in the coming weeks. Upon its listing on the TSX, Western’s common shares will continue to trade under the symbol "WPX".

Mr. J. Patricio Varas, President and CEO commented on the conditional acceptance, “We are pleased that the Toronto Stock Exchange has approved the Company’s technical reports and related material and has granted conditional approval for listing on the Senior Stock Exchange.  We anticipate that the listing will help provide access to a larger audience of investors.”

About Western Potash

Western Potash Corp. is a potash asset development company engaged in the evaluation, exploration and development of properties in Western Canada.  The Company intends to define and develop a world-class potash deposit in an ecologically sustainable, economically efficient and socially responsible manner.

The in-house qualified persons for the purposes of NI 43-101 guidelines are J. Patricio Varas, P. Geo and Dean Pekeski, P. Geo, both of whom have reviewed and approved the contents of this news release.

For more information on Western Potash Corp.’s projects, please visit the Company’s website at: www.westernpotash.com


“J. Patricio Varas”    
J. Patricio Varas

President and CEO

This news release contains Forward Looking Statements regarding our intentions and plans.  Forward looking statements in this news release includeIt is the Company’s policy not to update forward-looking statements. Various factors may prevent or delay our plans, including but not limited to, contractor availability and performance, weather, access, mineral prices and success and failure of the exploration and development carried out at various stages of the program.  Readers should review risk factors applicable to junior mining exploration companies generally to understand the variety of risks that can affect the Company.  

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for
the adequacy or accuracy of this release.