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April 02, 2024 7:00 AM EDT | Source: Imagine Lithium Inc.

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 2, 2024) - IMAGINE LITHIUM INC. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) (the "Company" or "Imagine") is pleased to report that it has intersected a new near surface spodumene-bearing pegmatite with diamond drilling at the Casino Royale zone, located approximately 500m north of the Jackpot Main zone. The Jackpot lithium project is in the Georgia Lake Pegmatite Field, approximately 140km northeast of Thunder Bay, Ontario (Figure 1). The Jackpot property is characterized by swarms of mineralized lithium-bearing granitic pegmatite dykes distributed across five zones on an 18,800ha land package (Figure 2).

Highlights of the 2024 drill program include:

Casino Royale zone:

Jackpot Main zone:

J.C. St-Amour, President of Imagine, commented, "This is an untested area of the property and we are pleased to have discovered a new mineralized pegmatite in this area of the vastly underexplored Jackpot property. The newly discovered, near-surface mineralization confirms our exploration model and continues to demonstrate that our significant land package can contain multiple lithium deposits. The Casino Royale zone has been traced over 750m of strike length at surface, making it a potentially substantial new zone. Going forward, we will continue to focus our exploration efforts on new discoveries and resource expansion."

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Figure 1: Jackpot property located next to Trans-Canada Highway, power, port, railroad, and workforce.

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Figure 2: Jackpot project target zones and diamond drillhole collar locations.

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Results announced today demonstrate near-surface growth potential surrounding the Jackpot Main zone (Table 1). The 2024 drill program was designed to test regional targets outside of the Jackpot Main zone that were identified during the 2023 prospecting and soil sampling programs (Figure 2). Drilling also tested boulders and outcrop located near the historical Point Lithium prospect (MDI42E05SW00021) and Carrot Lake occurrence (MDI42E05SW00023). A total of 2,691m of drill core from 24 diamond drillholes have been completed in 2024.

Drilling by the Company on the Jackpot property since 2018 totals 38,041m. The table below includes results from the Jackpot Main zone that were completed in 2023 and significant intervals from the ongoing 2024 drill program that focused on targets to the north of the Jackpot Main zone.

Table 1. Significant Li2O (%) intervals from the 2024 drill program.

Hole From (m) To (m) Li2O (%) Length (m) ZONE
JP-23-06 48.75 53.75 0.74 5.00 Jackpot East
JP-23-06 57.48 61.48 0.61 4.00 Jackpot East
JP-23-07 2.50 11.45 0.78 8.95 Jackpot East
JP-23-07 18.65 31.65 0.73 13.00 Jackpot East
JP-23-08 138.62 150.30 0.75 11.68 Jackpot East
JP-23-17 118.85 123.00 0.75 4.15 Jackpot Main
JP-23-18 50.50 63.75 0.75 13.25 Jackpot East
INCLUDING 50.50 56.80 1.34 6.30 Jackpot East
JP-23-18 83.70 86.50 1.16 2.80 Jackpot East
JP-23-24 31.10 41.20 1.02 10.10 Jackpot Main
INCLUDING 36.20 39.20 1.24 3.00 Jackpot Main
JP-23-25 41.20 44.00 1.14 2.80 Jackpot Main
JP-24-05 19.00 24.00 0.74 5.00 Point Lithium
JP-24-23 84.85 92.55 1.09 7.70 Casino Royale
INCLUDING 88.55 92.55 1.78 4.00 Casino Royale
JP-24-24 90.50 103.30 1.04 12.80 Casino Royale
INCLUDING 96.50 103.30 1.35 6.80 Casino Royale

 

The Casino Royale zone currently exceeds 750m in strike length, delineated by surface grab samples and diamond drill intercepts (Figure 3). Holes JP-24-23 & JP-24-24 were drilled from the same setup, at -50o and -75o dip, intersecting 1.09% Li2O/7.70m and 1.04% Li2O/12.80m, respectively (Figure 3). The Casino Royale zone includes the historical Carrot Lake occurrence (MDI42E05SW00023) and diamond drilling is continuing to test the surface trend of mineralization (Figure 3).

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Figure 3: Casino Royale zone over 750 m from sample 781982, northeast through Carrot Lake occurrence (MDI42E05SW00023) to discovery holes JP-24-23 & JP-24-24.

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The Company expects to publish an NI 43-101 mineral resource estimate by the end of 2024 which will include drill results from the current program. The distinguishing feature of the Jackpot Lithium project is the existing infrastructure in the area (roads, power, labour force) and the proximity to a major port and elevates it from more remote lithium projects. This infrastructure is expected to positively impact the overall economics of the project.

QA/QC Protocol

Imagine Lithium implemented a strict QA/QC protocol in processing all rock samples collected from the core material obtained from the Jackpot property. The protocol included the insertion and monitoring of appropriate reference materials. High and low concentration certified lithium standards, blanks and duplicates are used to validate the accuracy and precision of the assay results.

All collected core rock samples were put in sturdy plastic bags, tagged, and sealed in the core shack under the supervision of a professional geologist. The sample number, depth and brief description of each sample is logged and entered to a digital database. Samples were split using a diamond saw with half of the sample remaining in the core box and the other being placed in a labelled sample bag. Duplicate samples were quarter split and placed into individual sample bags.

All sample bags were put into rice bags and stored securely before being delivered to AGAT Laboratories in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Samples are processed and crushed at the AGAT facility in Thunder Bay. Lithium was analyzed by Sodium Peroxide Fusion with ICP-OES and ICP-MS Finish.

Qualified Person

The technical content of this news release was reviewed and approved by Jason Arnold, P.Geo., an Independent Qualified Person as defined by the National Instrument 43-101.

About Imagine Lithium Inc.

Imagine is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located in the Georgia Lake area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario, is approximately 12 km by road from the Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy 11), and is in proximity to sources of power, railroads, and ports. The property contains known lithium-bearing granitic pegmatite dykes, of which the Jackpot Main zone provided an estimated historical resource of 2 million tons at 1.09% Li2O *.

* The estimates presented above are treated as historical information and have not been verified or relied upon for economic evaluation by the Company. These historical mineral resources do not refer to any category of sections 1.2 and 1.3 of NI-43-101 such as mineral resources or mineral reserves as stated in the 2010 CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. The explanation lies in the inability by the Company to verify the data acquired by the various historical drilling campaigns. The Company has not done sufficient work yet to classify the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS: This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward -looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at www.sedarplus.ca).

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2024-04-02 06:00:00

January 16, 2024 7:00 AM EST | Source: Imagine Lithium Inc.

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - January 16, 2024) - IMAGINE LITHIUM INC. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) (the "Company" or "Imagine") is pleased to provide significant near surface drill results from its ongoing drilling program at the Jackpot lithium project, located within the rapidly emerging lithium camp in the Georgia Lake area, approximately 140 km northeast of Thunder Bay, Ontario (Figure 1). The Jackpot property is characterized by swarms of mineralized lithium-bearing granitic pegmatite dikes distributed across an 18,800 ha land package.

Highlight holes from the ongoing drill program at the Jackpot Main Zone include:

- 15.77 m grading 1.08% Li2O from 19.2 m in hole JP-MAIN-2023-06

- Including 6.00 m grading 2.04% from 20.2 m

- 5.30 m grading 1.68% Li2O from 2.7 m in hole JPMET-2023-01B

- 7.0 m grading 1.03% Li2O from 40 m in hole JP-2023-P6

Results announced today demonstrate the near surface growth potential surrounding the Jackpot Main Zone (Table 1). Drilling is currently ongoing at the Jackpot Main Zone which consist of multiple stacked dikes covering a surface area of approximately 1 km by 400 m. The goal of the current drilling program is to define and expand the historical lithium resource. Areas being tested included the northern area of the Jackpot Main Zone where the Company is seeing another stacked dike, as well as the eastern extension of the Jackpot Main Zone which can expand the mineralization along strike (Figure 2).

J.C. St-Amour, President of Imagine, commented, "We are pleased to see continued near-surface mineralization that we believe will add significantly to historical resources at Jackpot. We look forward to publishing a NI 43-101 compliant resource estimate in the coming months. Drilling is also advancing on targets outside the Jackpot Main Zone, including the Point Lithium area, which is an exciting new zone that appears to parallel the Jackpot Main Zone pegmatite dikes."

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Figure 1Jackpot Property located next to Trans-Canada Highway, power, port, railroad, and workforce.

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Figure 2. New lithium intercepts from the recent DDHs collared on the Jackpot Main Zone.

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Table 1. Significant Li2O (%) intervals obtained from the 2023 drilling program in the Jackpot Main Zone.

Hole From To Li2O % Length
JP-2023-P6 31.70 48.00 0.71 16.30
INCLUDING 40.00 47.00 1.03 7.00
JP-2023-P6B 26.20 34.20 0.81 8.00
JP-MAIN-2023-03 68.05 75.20 1.03 7.15
JP-MAIN-2023-04 2.70 8.00 1.68 5.30
JP-MAIN-2023-05 5.62 10.70 1.32 5.08
JP-MAIN-2023-06 8.00 12.22 0.95 4.22
JP-MAIN-2023-06 19.23 35.00 1.08 15.77
INCLUDING 20.23 26.23 2.04 6.00
JP-MET-2023-01B 35.92 51.90 0.94 15.98

 

The Company expects to publish a NI 43-101 compliant mineral resource estimate in the first half of 2024 which will include results from drilling up to the end of 2023. Existing infrastructure in the area (roads, power, labour force) and the proximity to a major port is a distinguishing feature of the Jackpot lithium project which differentiates it from more remote lithium projects. This infrastructure should positively impact the overall project economics in the future.

The Jackpot Main Zone consists of five stacked pegmatite dike sheets of varying thickness, called Pegmatite A through E (Figure 3). The pegmatite sheets generally have an east-west strike and dip shallowly to the north (Figure 3). Drilling will continue to expand Pegmatite A and Pegmatite C up-dip and to the east, while the north zone will continue to be expanded down dip from the current intercepts. An updated geological model will assist with drill targeting and the advancement of the NI 43-101 resource estimate.

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Figure 3. Isometric view looking NW of the Jackpot Main Zone pegmatite dikes A through E.

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QA/QC Protocol

Imagine Lithium implemented a strict QA/QC protocol in processing all rock samples collected from the core material obtained from the Jackpot property. The protocol included the insertion and monitoring of appropriate reference materials, in this case high concentration and low concentration certified OREAS lithium standards, blanks and duplicates, to validate the accuracy and precision of the assay results. All collected core rock samples were put in sturdy plastic bags, tagged, and sealed in the core shack under the supervision of professional geologists. From 1 to 2 kg of till material was collected, cleaned of coarse pebbles (>16 mm), put in Kraft paper sample envelopes, and stowed in plastic bags for transport to the core shack in Nipigon. For each sample collected; the sample number, UTM coordinates, and a brief material description were systematically noted. The samples were dried for at least 48h at the core shack. All sample bags containing rock or soil material were put in rice pouches and kept securely before being sent by road transport to the AGAT Laboratories in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Lithium was analyzed by Sodium Peroxide Fusion with ICP-OES and ICP-MS Finish.

Qualified Person

The technical content of this news release was reviewed and approved by Jason Arnold, P.Geo., an Independent Qualified Person as defined by the National Instrument 43-101.

About Imagine Lithium Inc.

Imagine is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located in the Georgia Lake area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario, is approximately 12 km by road from the TransCanada Highway (Hwy 11), and is in proximity to sources of power, railroads, and ports. The property contains known lithium-bearing granitic pegmatite dikes, of which two provided estimated historical resources of 2 million tons at 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O*.

* The estimates presented above are treated as historical information and have not been verified or relied upon for economic evaluation by the Company. These historical mineral resources do not refer to any category of sections 1.2 and 1.3 of NI-43-101 such as mineral resources or mineral reserves as stated in the 2010 CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. The explanation lies in the inability by the Company to verify the data acquired by the various historical drilling campaigns. The Company has not done sufficient work yet to classify the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS: This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward -looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at www.sedarplus.ca).

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2024-01-16 07:00:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - November 14, 2023) - IMAGINE LITHIUM INC. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) (the "Company" or "Imagine") is strengthening its Northern Ontario strategy by entering into a memorandum of understanding with Rock Tech Lithium (TSXV: RCK) ("Rock Tech") to explore cooperation opportunities, including but not limited to commercial partnership structures, M&A schemes, joint exploration and development of their projects. The two companies will explore proximal synergies between the adjacent and nearby properties with the joint target to develop a reliable raw material supply chain to support Rock Tech's proposed lithium converter along Lake Superior's North Shore.

Rock Tech's Georgia Lake property, spanning approximately 5,700 hectares, and Imagine's Jackpot Project, which encompasses nearly 19,000 hectares, share contiguous boundaries between both companies' respective projects, which are internally connected by the Gorge Creek Road. Further, the Jackpot Project is strategically situated within 15 kilometres of the planned Georgia Lake concentrator in the Northern Spodumene Pegmatite area. Both companies have been actively engaged in exploration drilling, resulting in the identification of significant spodumene-bearing pegmatites and expanding on known resources.

"The growth potential is enormous if we collaborate with our neighbours in this area. We have already demonstrated that we can derive real economic value from mineral resources in our Northern Spodumene Pegmatite area. Developing accretive synergies in the Southern Spodumene Pegmatite area with our neighbour provides a genuine opportunity to transform the region into a leading lithium hub," said Robert MacDonald, General Manager of Rock Tech.

Imagine Lithium's J.C. St-Amour, President, also appreciates the joint development opportunities, "Given the proximity of our projects to each other, collaboration with Rock Tech would only strengthen the potential economics of a standalone development in the Nipigon area, strategically proximal to the downstream opportunities. Imagine continues to have ongoing drilling success in the main Jackpot zone, as well as defining multiple new and exciting spodumene bearing pegmatites across our extensive landholding. Following the upcoming winter drill program, we expect to release a 43-101 resource estimate for the property in Q2 of 2024. In addition, Imagine remains well funded, following a $9.1 M placement in April."

The collaboration between the two companies will unlock and deliver significant value for shareholders, including joint exploration, processing ore in a centrally located concentrator, and shared infrastructure development. In the coming weeks, both companies will assess the mutual interests. Rock Tech will also reassess its target date for starting operations at Georgia Lake to align with the execution of its converter strategy.

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Map of Rock Tech's Georgia Lake and Imagine's Jackpot Projects in the Nipigon and Red Rock area, Ontario.

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About Rock Tech

Rock Tech is a cleantech company with operations in Canada and Germany on a mission to produce lithium hydroxide for electric vehicle batteries. The Company plans to build lithium converters at the doorstep of its customers, to guarantee supply-chain transparency and just-in-time delivery, beginning with the Company's proposed lithium hydroxide merchant converter and refinery facility in Guben, Germany. To close the most pressing gap in the clean mobility story, Rock Tech has gathered one of the strongest teams in the industry. The Company has adopted strict environmental, social and governance standards and is developing a proprietary refining process aimed at further increasing efficiency and sustainability. Rock Tech plans to source raw material from its wholly-owned Georgia Lake spodumene project located in the Thunder Bay Mining District of Ontario, Canada, as well as procuring it from other responsibly producing mines. In the years to come, the Company expects to also source raw material from discarded batteries. Rock Tech's goal: to create a closed-loop lithium production system. www.rocktechlithium.com

About Imagine Lithium

Imagine is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located in the Georgia Lake area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario, is approximately 12 km by road from the TransCanada Highway (Hwy 11), and is in proximity to sources of power, railroads, and ports. The property contains known lithium-bearing granitic pegmatite dikes, of which two provided estimated historical resources of 2 million tons at 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

Imagine Lithium:
J.C. St-Amour, phone: +1 (604) 683 3995;
email: [email protected]

Rock Tech:
André Mandel, phone: +49 (0) 2102 89 41 116;
email: [email protected]  

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. 

CAUTIONARY NOTE CONCERNING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

Certain statements contained in this news release constitute "forward-looking information" under applicable securities laws and are referred to herein as "forward-looking statements". All statements, other than statements of historical fact, which address events, results, outcomes or developments that the Company expects to occur are forward-looking statements. When used in this news release, words such as "expects", "anticipates", "plans", "predicts", "believes", "estimates", "intends", "targets", "projects", "forecasts", "may", "will", "should", "would", "could" or negative versions thereof and other similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. In particular, this press release contains forward-looking information pertaining to the outcome of the site assessment together with RRIB-BMI JV LP and its partners, regulatory decisions and outcomes; anticipated construction and its costs, schedules and completion dates; access to capital markets and other sources of financing; the supply and demand for, deliveries of, and the level and volatility of prices of, intermediate and final Lithium products; future exchange and interest rates; general business and economic conditions; the costs and results of development, exploration and operating activities; Rock Tech's ability to procure supplies and other equipment necessary for its business; and the accuracy and reliability of technical data, forecasts, estimates and studies;; Rock Tech's opinions, beliefs and expectations regarding the outcome of the MoU, the Company's own business strategy, development and exploration opportunities and projects, and plans and objectives of management for the Company's operations and properties; and RRIB-BMI JV LP's ability to procure supplies and other equipment necessary for their business; the pending development of the Red Rock port area, their accuracy and reliability of technical data, forecasts, estimates and studies.

Forward-looking statements by their nature are based on assumptions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. There may also be other factors that cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements, including the risks, uncertainties and other factors discussed in the Company's most recent management's discussion and analysis and annual information form filed with the applicable securities regulators, or known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may the Company's ability to access additional funding required to invest in available opportunities and projects (including the Converter Project and the Georgia Lake Project).

No assurances can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, and the Company cautions the reader not to place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, nor does it assume any obligation to update or revise any of the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, changes in assumptions, future events or otherwise, except to the extent required by applicable law.

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2023-11-14 07:00:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - October 24, 2023) - IMAGINE LITHIUM INC. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) (the "Company" or "Imagine") is pleased to provide an update on its ongoing exploration activities at the Jackpot lithium project, located within the rapidly emerging lithium camp in the Georgia Lake area, approximately 140 km north-east of Thunder Bay, Ontario (Figure 1). The Jackpot property is characterized by swarms of mineralized lithium-bearing pegmatite dikes distributed across the 18,800 ha land package.

Highlight holes from the ongoing drill program at the Jackpot Main Zone include:

- 14.35 m grading 1.22% Li2O in hole JPMET-2023-03;
- 12.05m grading 1.06% Li2O in hole JPMET-2023-02;
- 9.98m grading 1.14% Li2O in hole JPMET-2023-01B; and
- 9.0m grading 1.00% Li2O in hole JP-2023-P1.

Drilling is currently ongoing at the Jackpot Main Zone with the goal of expanding the lithium resources. Areas being tested included the northern area of the Jackpot Main Zone where the Company is seeing another stacked dike and intercepting pegmatites up to 20m in thickness, as well as the eastern extension of the Jackpot Main Zone which can expand the mineralization along strike (see Figure 2). The terrane north of the Jackpot Main Zone, also includes the Point Lithium area which will be drilled this winter.

J.C. St-Amour, President of Imagine, commented, "We are expecting our exploration drilling program to continue into the fall and winter months as we evaluate areas to the north and east of the Jackpot Main Zone to continue building on historical resources and add to the success of the 2022 drill program, which nearly doubled the length of the mineralized lithium zone to 900 m. Drilling will also continue to investigate targets outside the Jackpot Main Zone, including the Point Lithium area, which appears to parallel the Jackpot pegmatite dikes."

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Figure 1Jackpot Property located next to Trans Canada Highway, power, port, railroad and workforce.

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Figure 2. New lithium intercepts from the recent DDHs collared on the Jackpot Main Zone.

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Table 1. Significant Li2O (%) intervals obtained from the 2023 drilling program in the Jackpot Main Zone and the 500m pegmatite and SW areas of the Jackpot property.

Hole no. From (m) To (m) Interval (m) Li2O (Wt.%)
JPMET 2023-03 82.40 97.25 14.35 1.22
JPMET 2023-04 31.90 42.96 11.06 0.83
JP-2023-P1 69.50 73.50 4.00 0.72
- and - 89.00 91.00 2.00 0.97
JP-2023-P2 76.80 82.14 5.34 0.96
- and - 89.50 98.50 9.00 0.91
- and - 123.75 126.60 2.85 1.10
JP-2023-P3 8.00 12.70 4.70 1.34
JPMET-2023-02 80.00 92.05 12.05 1.06
JP-MET-23-01B 35.92 45.90 9.98 1.14
45.90 51.90 6.00 0.62
SW-2023-03 4.98 8.00 3.02 1.02
SW-2023-03B 3.67 6.68 3.01 2.02
2023-PG-500-06 27.62 31.77 4.15 0.58

*Apparent thickness

The 2023 summer drill program also investigated the 500-m long spodumene-bearing pegmatite located 1.8 km NW of the Jackpot Main Zone (Figure 3). Eleven holes totalling 1,689 m were completed and traced a continuous pegmatite that appears open to the east and west. The best intercept yielded 1.31 % Li2O over 4.15 m. This EW-trending dike may be associated with the Point Lithium granitic pegmatite and merits further investigation.

In addition, a drilling program tested the 'SW pegmatites', located 1.4 km SW of Jackpot (Figure 3), where channel samples in 2022 returned 10.3 m grading 1.23% Li2O and 10.0 m grading 1.02% Li2O. Twenty-two diamond drill holes were completed totaling 3,093 m. Lithium concentrations appear to decrease west of the main showing. The area to the east of main spodumene-bearing dikes remains to be drilled.

The best intersections from three holes in these areas are presented in Table 1 and Figure 3.

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Figure 3. Localization of the 2023 drillholes NE (500 m pegmatite) and SW of the Main Jackpot Zone, with the preliminary Li results of till samples collected in the area.

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Till Sampling

A large campaign of till sampling was carried out this season, targeting the less explored areas of the property. These areas have a significant potential for discovery of new spodumene-bearing pegmatites. Grids of 200 m x 100 m were implemented to collect C-Horizon material (basal till). Preliminary results from the high-potential areas lying to the north and southeast of the Main Jackpot Zone and covering the 500 m and Point Lithium pegmatites indicate a significant number of till samples having lithium concentrations > 40 ppm (40-163 ppm). These lithium values extend over an area of 4.2 km2 located between the two pegmatite sites (Figure 3). The Company believes this represents significant exploration potential and plans to systematically drill the area over the winter months.

Prospecting and Sampling

A prospecting and sampling program covering potentially fertile zones for discovering Li-rich pegmatite dikes was recently completed. Systematic rock sampling of granitic pegmatite dikes and granitic plutons was carried out in the southeastern and southwestern areas of the property around Cosgrave Lake and in the northeastern sections on the shore and islands of Barbara Lake (Figure 4). The selection of exploration targets was largely based on the proximity of granitic rocks having chemical signatures and mineralogy (ex: muscovite, biotite, tourmaline, garnet) that could indicate the occurrence of spodumene-bearing pegmatite dikes at their periphery. The Company intentionally chose areas with limited historical exploration and will develop further exploration programs based on the coming results from these sampling programs. The Company is awaiting final assay results which will help to conduct follow-up exploration.

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Figure 4. 2023 exploration target areas for rock and till sampling, Jackpot property.

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QA/QC Protocol

Imagine Lithium implemented a strict QA/QC protocol in processing all rock samples collected from the core material obtained from the Jackpot property. The protocol included the insertion and monitoring of appropriate reference materials, in this case high concentration and low concentration certified OREAS lithium standards, blanks and duplicates, to validate the accuracy and precision of the assay results. All collected core rock samples were put in sturdy plastic bags, tagged, and sealed in the core shack under the supervision of professional geologists. From 1 to 2 kg of till material was collected, cleaned of coarse pebbles (> 16 mm), put in Kraft paper sample envelopes, and stowed in plastic bags for transport to the core shack in Nipigon. For each sample collected; the sample number, UTM coordinates, and a brief material description were systematically noted. The samples were dried for at least 48h at the core shack. All sample bags containing rock or soil material were put in rice pouches and kept securely before being sent by road transport to the AGAT Laboratories in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Lithium was analyzed by Sodium Peroxide Fusion with ICP-OES and ICP-MS Finish.

Qualified Person

The technical content of this news release was approved by Michel Boily, PhD, P. Geo, an Independent Qualified Person as defined by the National Instrument 43-101.

About Imagine Lithium Inc.

Imagine is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located in the Georgia Lake area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario, is approximately 12 km by road from the TransCanada Highway (Hwy 11), and is in proximity to sources of power, railroads, and ports. The property contains known lithium-bearing granitic pegmatite dikes, of which two provided estimated historical resources of 2 million tons at 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O*.

* The estimates presented above are treated as historical information and have not been verified or relied upon for economic evaluation by the Company. These historical mineral resources do not refer to any category of sections 1.2 and 1.3 of NI-43-101 such as mineral resources or mineral reserves as stated in the 2010 CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. The explanation lies in the inability by the Company to verify the data acquired by the various historical drilling campaigns. The Company has not done sufficient work yet to classify the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
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Neither the 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 STATEMENTS: This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward -looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at www.sedarplus.ca).

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2023-10-24 06:00:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - June 20, 2023) - IMAGINE LITHIUM INC. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) (the "Company" or "Imagine") is pleased to announce the start of its 2023 summer drill program at the Jackpot lithium project following the recent closing of a $9.1 million private placement (April 28, 2023 press release).The program will consist of a minimum of 10,000 metres of diamond drilling on the Jackpot lithium property. The Jackpot property is located within the rapidly emerging lithium camp in the Georgia Lake Area, approximately 140 km north-east of Thunder Bay, Ontario (Figure 1).

The initial drill target is a newly identified lithium bearing pegmatite that has been traced at surface for more than 500 m of strike. This target has been sampled but not drilled to date and the Company intends to drill a minimum of 8 holes to confirm its depth and strike extension. Once complete, Imagine Lithium will focus on expansion of the Jackpot Main Zone to the east, plus several new lithium bearing pegmatite targets to the west, northwest, and northeast, covering a trend of more than 3 km (Figure 2).

J.C. St-Amour, President of Imagine, commented, "With a bolstered treasury and great drill results from our winter program, I am excited to implement our extensive exploration plans on Jackpot; testing new lithium pegmatites that have not been drilled as well as expanding our Main Zone at Jackpot. In addition to drilling, we have also deployed a team of geologists to prospect the entirety of the vast Jackpot land package."

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Figure 1Jackpot Property located next to Trans Canada Highway, power, port, railroad, and workforce.

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Figure 2Map of drill target areas to be investigated in 2023 near the Main Jackpot Zone.

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The technical content of this news release was approved by Michel Boily, PhD, P.Geo, an Independent Qualified Person as defined by the National Instrument 43-101.

About Imagine Lithium Inc.

Imagine is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located in the Georgia Lake area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario, is approximately 12 km by road from the TransCanada Highway (Hwy 11), and is in proximity to sources of power, railroads, and ports. The property contains known lithium-bearing granitic pegmatite dikes, of which two provided estimated historical resources of 2 million tons at 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O*.

* The estimates presented above are treated as historical information and have not been verified or relied upon for economic evaluation by the Company. These historical mineral resources do not refer to any category of sections 1.2 and 1.3 of NI-43-101 such as mineral resources or mineral reserves as stated in the 2010 CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. The explanation lies in the inability by the Company to verify the data acquired by the various historical drilling campaigns. The Company has not done sufficient work yet to classify the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS: This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward -looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at WWW.SEDAR.COM).

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2023-06-20 06:00:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - May 16, 2023) - IMAGINE LITHIUM INC. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) (the "Company" or "Imagine") is pleased to announce assay results from its ongoing drill program at the Jackpot lithium project, located within the rapidly emerging lithium camp in the Georgia Lake Area, approximately 140 km north-east of Thunder Bay, Ontario (see Figure 1).

Highlights of the assay results reported today include:

The 2023 drill program to date has focused on the Jackpot Main Zone to increase the drill density. The 2022 drill program nearly doubled the mineralized lithium zone by increasing the strike length by 400 metres to the east. The gently dipping zone now extends a total of 900 metres along strike and 300 metres down dip, to a depth of 200 metres. The zone consists of multiple stacked spodumene-rich pegmatite dikes. The results reported today are from the Jackpot Main Zone (see Figure 2) and are summarized in Table 1 below.

J.C. St-Amour, President of Imagine, commented, "The results announced today continue to demonstrate the stacked nature of the pegmatites at Jackpot, with multiple intercepts in the majority of drill holes. With our recently closed financing, we expect to resume drilling in June following the spring break-up. We will be drilling several known untested mineralized pegmatite dikes beyond the Jackpot Main Zone with a view to identifying additional zones and adding lithium tonnage to the project. This summer promises to be a very active exploration season for Imagine Lithium with drilling, prospecting and geophysics all planned."

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Figure 1Jackpot Property located next to Trans Canada Highway, power, port, railroad and workforce.

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Figure 2Assay Results from 2022 drill program. Drill holes highlighted in light green are related to the today's assay results.

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Table 1: Significant assay results from 2022 drill program.

DDH no. From (m) To (m) Int (m) Li2O (wt.%)
JP-23-10 5.80 7.80 2.00 1.32
12.42 14.42 2.00 1.74
JP-23-09 99.15 104.60 5.10 0.87
JP-23-08 138.62 139.55 1.00 1.68
143.55 148.55 5.00 1.18
JP-23-07 2.50 6.50 4.00 1.02
8.45 10.45 2.00 1.24
18.65 22.65 4.00 1.04
29.65 31.65 2.00 1.70
JP-23-06 48.75 51.75 3.00 0.94
57.48 61.48 4.00 0.61
JP-23-05 36.15 39.75 3.60 0.89
46.72 53.75 7.00 1.19
JP-23-04B 4.80 10.80 6.00 1.36
JP-23-04 8.75 13.75 5.00 1.25
65.60 69.38 3.78 0.59
92.40 96.40 4.00 0.64
JP-23-03 0.60 4.00 3.40 1.10
88.57 96.80 9.23 1.04
JP-23-02 115.00 123.10 8.10 0.88
JP-23-01 7.56 9.56 2.00 2.02
105.90 110.65 4.25 1.00
117.90 120.00 2.10 1.13
123.00 126.00 3.00 1.25

*Apparent thickness

QA/QC Protocol

Imagine Lithium implemented a strict QA/QC protocol in processing all rock samples collected from the core material obtained from the Jackpot property. The protocol included the insertion and monitoring of appropriate reference materials, in this case high concentration and low concentration certified OREAS lithium standards, blanks and duplicates, to validate the accuracy and precision of the assay results. All collected rock samples were put in sturdy plastic bags, tagged, and sealed in the core shack under the supervision of professional geologists. Sample bags were then put in rice pouches and kept securely before being sent by road transport to the Actlabs laboratories in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Lithium was analyzed by Peroxide Fusion ICP-OES method (8-Li package), whereas tantalum was determined by 4-acid "near total" digestion using the ultratrace ICP-MS method.

Qualified Person

The technical content of this news release was approved by Michel Boily, PhD, P.Geo, an Independent Qualified Person as defined by the National Instrument 43-101.

About Imagine Lithium Inc.

Imagine is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located in the Georgia Lake area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario, is approximately 12 km by road from the TransCanada Highway (Hwy 11), and is in proximity to sources of power, railroads, and ports. The property contains known lithium-bearing granitic pegmatite dikes, of which two provided estimated historical resources of 2 million tons at 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O*.

* The estimates presented above are treated as historical information and have not been verified or relied upon for economic evaluation by the Company. These historical mineral resources do not refer to any category of sections 1.2 and 1.3 of NI-43-101 such as mineral resources or mineral reserves as stated in the 2010 CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. The explanation lies in the inability by the Company to verify the data acquired by the various historical drilling campaigns. The Company has not done sufficient work yet to classify the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS: This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward -looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at WWW.SEDAR.COM).

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2023-05-16 06:00:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - May 4, 2023) - IMAGINE LITHIUM INC. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) (the "Company" or "Imagine") is pleased to launch a property wide exploration program on the ~18,800 ha Jackpot Lithium property, following the recent closing of a $9.1 Million private placement financing (press release April 28, 2023). The extensive exploration program will consist of a minimum of 10,000 metres of diamond drilling on the Jackpot property. The diamond drill campaign will focus on expansion of the Jackpot Main Zone as well as several new lithium bearing pegmatite targets to the west, northwest, and northeast, covering a trend of more than 3 km (Figure 1). In addition, the Company has engaged a team of geologists to conduct a large prospecting and geological survey, accompanied by rock and soil sampling. For the first time, Imagine's exploration program will cover the entirety of the vast Jackpot land package. It is designed to identify new lithium exploration targets and investigate numerous known pegmatite occurrences throughout the property (see Figure 2). Finally, Imagine intends to carry out a high-resolution property-wide geophysical survey to identify potential pegmatites that may be hidden under groundcover.

J.C. St-Amour, President and CEO of Imagine, commented, "We are well capitalized to accelerate and greatly expand our exploration and development activities at the Jackpot project. Our goal is to increase the historical resources, test additional known pegmatites for potential satellite deposits, and to complete a comprehensive prospecting and sampling program of the entirety of the large Jackpot land package to identify additional drill targets. Lithium bearing pegmatites are generally found in swarms and we have already identified several that need to be tested through drilling. I am confident there are further discoveries to be made at Jackpot and we are well positioned to make them in the coming exploration season."

The Jackpot Main Zone remains open along strike, therefore expansion drilling will focus on testing extensions to the east and north. Exploration drilling will focus on targets identified outside of the main zone, including an area where a lithium baring pegmatite was traced over 500 m. These targets have the potential to add additional lithium deposits to the Jackpot project (Figure 1).

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Figure 1Map of drill target areas to be investigated in 2023 near the Main Jackpot Zone.

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Figure 2Map of the Jackpot land package identifying areas of systematic sampling and potential future drilling areas.

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Qualified Person

The technical content of this news release was approved by Michel Boily, PhD, P.Geo, an Independent Qualified Person as defined by the National Instrument 43-101.

About Imagine Lithium Inc.

Imagine is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located in the Georgia Lake Area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario, is approximately 12 km by road from the TransCanada Highway (Hwy 11), and is in proximity to sources of power, railroads, and ports. The property contains known lithium bearing granitic pegmatite dikes, of which two provided estimated historical resources of 2 million tons at 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O*.

* The estimates presented above are treated as historical information and have not been verified or relied upon for economic evaluation by the Company. These historical mineral resources do not refer to any category of sections 1.2 and 1.3 of NI-43-101 such as mineral resources or mineral reserves as stated in the 2010 CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. The explanation lies in the inability by the Company to verify the data acquired by the various historical drilling campaigns. The Company has not done sufficient work yet to classify the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS: This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward -looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at WWW.SEDAR.COM).

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2023-05-04 06:00:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 28, 2023) - IMAGINE LITHIUM INC. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) (the "Company" or "Imagine") is pleased to announce that, further to its news release dated April 6, 2023, it has closed a non-brokered private placement of 48.82 million flow-through shares (the "FT Shares") at a price of $0.1725 per share for gross proceeds of $8,421,450. This represents a 92% premium over the previous closing price of the Company's common shares on the TSX Venture Exchange. In addition, the Company has closed a private placement of 6.18 million non-flow-through common shares (the "Common Shares") at a price of $0.115 per common share for gross proceeds of $710,700. Total gross proceeds from the private placements will be $9,132,150.

The gross proceeds from the sale of the FT Shares will be used for further exploration drilling and general exploration expenditures on the Jackpot Lithium Project located approximately 140 km north-east of Thunder Bay, Ontario (see Figure 1). An exploration program on the property will incorporate expansion drilling at the Jackpot Main Zone, exploration drilling on additional targets beyond the Main Zone, as well as a prospecting and sampling program to cover the entire Jackpot property package.

The FT Shares qualify as "flow-through shares" within the meaning of subsection 66(15) of the Income Tax Act (Canada, the "Tax Act") and expenditures will qualify as "flow-through critical mineral mining expenditure" (as defined in subsection 127(9) of Tax Act).

J.C. St-Amour, President and CEO of Imagine, commented, "This financing illustrates investor confidence in the Jackpot Lithium Project. The project's proximity to infrastructure and accessibility makes it a stand-out from many lithium assets in Canada. The funds raised in this financing will allow us to expand and accelerate our exploration activities with additional drilling, sampling, and prospecting planned over the next two years. The Jackpot Main Zone remains open with significant expansion potential and a number of drill-ready lithium showings have been identified. In addition, the broader property package contains numerous granitic pegmatites that will also be tested in this program. An exploration program of this size can truly unveil the potential of Jackpot."

Gross proceeds from the sale of Common Shares will be used for general corporate purposes.

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Figure 1Jackpot Property located next to Trans-Canada Highway, power, port, railroad, and workforce.

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Qualified Person

The technical content of this news release was approved by Michel Boily, PhD, P.Geo, an Independent Qualified Person as defined by the National Instrument 43-101.

About Imagine Lithium Inc.

Imagine is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located in the Georgia Lake Area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario, is approximately 12 km by road from the TransCanada Highway (Hwy 11), and is in proximity to sources of power, railroads, and ports. The property contains known lithium bearing granitic pegmatite dikes, of which two provided estimated historical resources of 2 million tons at 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O*.

* The estimates presented above are treated as historical information and have not been verified or relied upon for economic evaluation by the Company. These historical mineral resources do not refer to any category of sections 1.2 and 1.3 of NI-43-101 such as mineral resources or mineral reserves as stated in the 2010 CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. The explanation lies in the inability by the Company to verify the data acquired by the various historical drilling campaigns. The Company has not done sufficient work yet to classify the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS: This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward -looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at WWW.SEDAR.COM).

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2023-04-28 09:51:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 6, 2023) - IMAGINE LITHIUM INC. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) (the "Company" or "Imagine") is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement of 48.82 million flow-through shares (the "FT Shares") at a price of $0.1725 per share for gross proceeds of $8,421,450. This represents a premium of 73% over the previous closing price of the Company's common shares on the TSX Venture Exchange. In addition, the Company will complete a private placement of 6.18 million non-flow-through common shares (the "Common Shares") at a price of $0.115 per common share for gross proceeds of $710,700. Total gross proceeds from the private placements will be $9,132,150.

The gross proceeds from the sale of the FT Shares will be used for general exploration expenditures on the Jackpot Lithium Project located approximately 140 km north-east of Thunder Bay, Ontario (see Figure 1). An exploration program on the property will incorporate expansion drilling at the Jackpot Main Zone, exploration drilling on additional targets beyond the Main Zone, as well as a prospecting and sampling program to cover the entire Jackpot property package.

The FT Shares will qualify as "flow-through shares" within the meaning of subsection 66(15) of the Income Tax Act (Canada, the "Tax Act") and expenditures will qualify as "flow-through critical mineral mining expenditure" (as defined in subsection 127(9) of Tax Act).

J.C. St-Amour, President and CEO of Imagine, commented, "This financing illustrates investor confidence in our Jackpot Lithium Project. Our project's proximity to infrastructure and general accessibility makes this project a stand-out from many lithium assets in Canada. The funds raised in this financing will allow us to expand and accelerate our exploration activities with additional drilling, sampling, and prospecting planned over the next two years. The Jackpot Main Zone remains open with significant expansion potential and a number of drill-ready lithium showings have been identified. In addition, the broader property package contains numerous granitic pegmatites that will also be tested in this program. An exploration program of this size can truly unveil the potential at Jackpot."

Gross proceeds from the sale of Common Shares will be used for general corporate purposes. The private placements are expected to close on or about April 26, 2023.

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Figure 1Jackpot Property located next to Trans Canada Highway, power, port, railroad and workforce.

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Qualified Person

The technical content of this news release was approved by Michel Boily, PhD, P.Geo, an Independent Qualified Person as defined by the National Instrument 43-101.

About Imagine Lithium Inc.

Imagine is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located in the Georgia Lake Area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario, is approximately 12 km by air from the TransCanada Highway (Hwy 11) and the main railroad which connects to the port town of Nipigon, on Lake Superior. The property contains known lithium bearing granitic pegmatite dikes, of which two provided estimated historical resources of 2 million tons at 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O*.

* The estimates presented above are treated as historical information and have not been verified or relied upon for economic evaluation by the Company. These historical mineral resources do not refer to any category of sections 1.2 and 1.3 of NI-43-101 such as mineral resources or mineral reserves as stated in the 2010 CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. The explanation lies in the inability by the Company to verify the data acquired by the various historical drilling campaigns. The Company has not done sufficient work yet to classify the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS: This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward -looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at WWW.SEDAR.COM).

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2023-04-06 06:56:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - February 15, 2023) - IMAGINE LITHIUM INC. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) (the "Company" or "Imagine") is pleased to announce significant assay results from its 2022 drill program at the Jackpot lithium project located within the rapidly emerging lithium camp in the Georgia Lake Area, approximately 140 km north-east of Thunder Bay, Ontario (see Figure 1).

The 2022 drill program has almost doubled the mineralized lithium zone by 400 metres along strike to the east of the previously drilled main Jackpot Zone. The gently dipping zone now extends a total of 900 metres along strike and 300 metres down dip, to a depth of 200 metres. The zone consists of multiple stacked spodumene rich pegmatite dikes. The results reported today are located to the east and north-east of the Main Jackpot Zone (see Figure 2).

Highlights of the assay results reported today include:

J.C. St-Amour, President and CEO of Imagine, commented, "The results announced today include the best intercepts drilled to date on the Jackpot property both in terms of thickness and grade. The Jackpot property is not only ideally located within a rapidly emerging lithium camp, but is very close to infrastructure, including roads, power generation and transmission facilities. Our drill program continues to expand the main Jackpot zone to the northeast, almost doubling the known strike length of the pegmatite swarm. The 2022 drill program was aimed at increasing the size of the historical resource both along strike and at depth, and today's results are a clear indication that the campaign will have achieved its objective. The results of the 2022 campaign will be combined with the extensive historical data and included in a first resource estimate in 2023. Furthermore, the deposit remains open along strike, which could provide for even more expansion as we proceed with further drilling in the near future."

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Figure 1Jackpot Property located next to Trans Canada Highway, power, port, railroad and workforce.

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Figure 2Assay Results from 2022 drill program. Drill holes highlighted in light green are related to the today's assay results.

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Table 1: Significant assay results from 2022 drill program.

DDH no. Li2O (%) From (m) To (m) Interval* (m)
JP-22-11B 0.44 201.42 220.33 18.91
JP-22-39 1.11 80.20 87.20 7.00
JP-22-39B 1.21 147.00 172.46 25.46
Incl. 1.88 154.00 164.00 10.00
JP-22-41 1.78 48.66 53.66 5.00
JP-22-53 1.10 62.00 70.00 8.00

 

*Apparent thickness

In addition, some of the regional exploration holes drilled to the north-east have intercepted elevated tantalum values in random samples (see Figure 3). Further investigation of this area is warranted to evaluate a link to a tantalum rich area discovered in the 2018 drill program.

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Figure 3Drill hole map indicating areas of higher tantalum concentrations.

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Imagine is very interested in exploration targets elsewhere on the property, including areas to the north-east and north-west of Jackpot. Grab samples were taken from the north-west of the property along a 500 metres strike length. The samples returned values containing lithium grades of up to 2.72% Li2O. (See press release dated January 26, 2023.)

On the southwest area of the property where channel samples returned 10.3 metres grading 1.23% Li2O and 10.0 metres grading 1.02% Li2O more exploration drilling is required to define the proper geometry of the pegmatite dikes which are well mineralized at surface. The mineralized zone is yet to be determined with current drilling therefore Imagine will be revisiting the area this year.

QA/QC Protocol

Imagine Lithium implemented a strict QA/QC protocol in processing all rock samples collected from the core material obtained from the Jackpot property. The protocol included the insertion and monitoring of appropriate reference materials, in this case high concentration and low concentration certified OREAS lithium standards, blanks and duplicates, to validate the accuracy and precision of the assay results. All collected rock samples were put in sturdy plastic bags, tagged, and sealed in the core shack under the supervision of professional geologists. Sample bags were then put in rice pouches and kept securely before being sent by road transport to the Actlabs laboratories in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Lithium was analyzed by Peroxide Fusion ICP-OES method (8-Li package), whereas tantalum was determined by 4-acid "near total" digestion using the ultratrace ICP-MS method.

Qualified Person

The technical content of this news release was approved by Michel Boily, PhD, P.Geo, an Independent Qualified Person as defined by the National Instrument 43-101.

Corporate Matters

Further to the news release of January 26, 2023, Imagine Lithium wishes to report that OGIB Corporate Bulletin, an arms length firm, has been engaged to provide market awareness services over a term of 6 months and was paid $200,000 up front.

About Jackpot

The Jackpot Lithium property, located in the Georgia Lake Area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario, is approximately 12 km by air from the TransCanada Highway (Hwy 11) and the main railroad which connects to the port town of Nipigon, on Lake Superior. The property contains known lithium bearing granitic pegmatite dikes, of which two provided estimated historical resources of 2 million tons at 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O*.

About Imagine Lithium Inc.

Imagine is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located near Nipigon, Ont., which contains known pegmatite showings including two historical resources of 2 million tons grading 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O.

* The estimates presented above are treated as historic information and have not been verified or relied upon for economic evaluation by the Company. These historical mineral resources do not refer to any category of sections 1.2 and 1.3 of NI-43-101 such as mineral resources or mineral reserves as stated in the 2010 CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. The explanation lies in the inability by the Company to verify the data acquired by the various historical drilling campaigns. The Company has not done sufficient work yet to classify the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS: This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at WWW.SEDAR.COM).

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2023-02-15 06:30:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - February 9, 2023) - IMAGINE LITHIUM INC. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) (the "Company" or "Imagine") is pleased to announce positive preliminary results from metallurgical testing at it's Jackpot Lithium Project, for which the highlights are presented below:

Additional metallurgical tests will be conducted to confirm these results.

JC St-Amour, President of Imagine Lithium said, "We are very pleased with the initial metallurgical tests on the Jackpot spodumene-bearing granitic pegmatite dykes indicating a high recovery and elevated lithium concentrates can be produced from simple metallurgical processes. A 6% lithium concentrate is the industry standard and concentrate prices are quoted at a 6% Li2O grade. Low iron is also desirable as it increases the addressable market for our product (battery, glass and ceramics markets). Given that metallurgical analysis and results are an important input in the customer engagement process, we believe this is an important step in our consideration of multiple commercial opportunities for our lithium products in tandem with continued exploration program."

The Jackpot Lithium project is located approximately 40 km North of the town of Nipigon, Ontario and is near infrastructure including the Trans-Canada Highway, power, rail service, and ports (See Figure 1).

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Figure 1: Jackpot Lithium Project Location Map

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With respect to it's 2022 drilling campaign, the Company expects to be able to announce its remaining assay results in the coming week.

Corporate Matter

In addition, the Company has engaged OGIB Corporate Bulletin to provide investor awareness services for $200,000 plus applicable taxes. OGIB Corporate Bulletin is based in Vancouver, BC and operates under the direction of Mr. Keith Shaefer.

QA/QC Protocol

Imagine Lithium implemented a strict QA/QC protocol in processing all rock samples collected from the core material obtained from the Jackpot property. The protocol included the insertion and monitoring of appropriate reference materials, in this case high concentration and low concentration certified OREAS lithium standards, blanks and duplicates, to validate the accuracy and precision of the assay results. All collected rock samples were put in sturdy plastic bags, tagged, and sealed in the core shack under the supervision of professional geologists. Sample bags were then put in rice pouches and kept securely before being sent by road transport to the Actlabs laboratories in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Lithium was analyzed by Peroxide Fusion ICP-OES method (8-Li package).

Qualified Person

The technical content of this news release was approved by Michel Boily, PhD, P.Geo, an Independent Qualified Person as defined by the National Instrument 43-101.

About Jackpot

The Jackpot Lithium property, located in the Georgia Lake Area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario, is approximately 12 km by air from the TransCanada Highway (Hwy 11) and approximately 40 km North of the town of Nipigon, Ontario, on Lake Superior. The property contains known lithium bearing granitic pegmatite dikes, of which two provided estimated historical resources of 2 million tons at 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O*.

About Imagine Lithium Inc.

Imagine Lithium is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located near Nipigon, Ont., which contains known pegmatite showings including two historical resources of 2 million tons grading 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O.

* The estimates presented above are treated as historic information and have not been verified or relied upon for economic evaluation by the Company. These historical mineral resources do not refer to any category of sections 1.2 and 1.3 of NI-43-101 such as mineral resources or mineral reserves as stated in the 2010 CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. The explanation lies in the inability by the Company to verify the data acquired by the various historical drilling campaigns. The Company has not done sufficient work yet to classify the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS: This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward -looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at www.sedar.com).

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2023-02-09 07:00:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - January 26, 2023) - IMAGINE LITHIUM INC. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) (the "Company" or "Imagine") is pleased to announce that its 2022 prospecting program has identified a new drilling target located approximately 1.6 km to the northwest of the Jackpot Main Zone. Grab samples from this area have identified at least one mineralized spodumene-bearing granitic pegmatite over a strike length of approximately 500 m. Samples collected from the pegmatite have returned Li2O values up to 2.72% Li2O. A video discussing the new target area can be found here.

A total of 15 grab samples were taken from the area, where a spodumene bearing pegmatite was traced over 500 m. The samples returned values containing lithium grades ranging from 0.01% to 2.72% Li2O (see Figure 1). Samples from a 240 m section of the granitic dike along strike generated an average of 1.17 Li2O% (n=11). It is believed that the pegmatite could be as much as 40 m wide. The Company plans to complete follow-up prospecting and sampling work in the general vicinity of this pegmatite as well as an exploration drilling campaign targeting the pegmatite specifically.

J.C. St-Amour, President of Imagine commented, "This newly discovered area demonstrates the prospectivity of our very large land package. The team is very excited to test this newly identified zone. There is some ground cover in this area, so there is excellent potential for expansion of this dike along strike as well as potential for additional dikes in this area. The grab sample grades suggest it is a well mineralized dike that we intend to drill test in 2023."

The 2022 drilling campaign at Jackpot ended in early December, having drilled over 10,000 m. We expect that final results will be received in the coming weeks and will be released once available.

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Figure 1: Map identifying location of mineralized grab samples over approximately 500 m of strike length.

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QA/QC Protocol

Imagine Lithium implemented a strict QA/QC protocol in processing all rock samples collected from the core material obtained from the Jackpot property. The protocol included the insertion and monitoring of appropriate reference materials, in this case high concentration and low concentration certified OREAS lithium standards, blanks and duplicates, to validate the accuracy and precision of the assay results. All collected rock samples were put in sturdy plastic bags, tagged, and sealed in the core shack under the supervision of professional geologists. Sample bags were then put in rice pouches and kept securely before being sent by road transport to the Actlabs laboratories in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Lithium was analyzed by Peroxide Fusion ICP-OES method (8-Li package).

Qualified Person

The technical content of this news release was approved by Michel Boily, PhD, P.Geo, an Independent Qualified Person as defined by the National Instrument 43-101.

About Jackpot

The Jackpot Lithium property, located in the Georgia Lake Area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario, is approximately 12 km by air from the TransCanada Highway (Hwy 11) and the main railroad which connects to the port town of Nipigon, on Lake Superior. The property contains known lithium bearing granitic pegmatite dikes, of which two provided estimated historical resources of 2 million tons at 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O*.

About Imagine Lithium Inc.

Imagine Lithium is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located near Nipigon, Ont., which contains known pegmatite showings including two historical resources of 2 million tons grading 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O.

* The estimates presented above are treated as historical information and have not been verified or relied upon for economic evaluation by the Company. These historical mineral resources do not refer to any category of sections 1.2 and 1.3 of NI-43-101 such as mineral resources or mineral reserves as stated in the 2010 CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. The explanation lies in the inability by the Company to verify the data acquired by the various historical drilling campaigns. The Company has not done sufficient work yet to classify the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS: This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward -looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at WWW.SEDAR.COM).

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2023-01-26 07:00:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - November 29, 2022) - IMAGINE LITHIUM INC. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) (the "Company" or "Imagine") is pleased to announce assay results from channel samples collected as part of its prospecting program on the Jackpot lithium property located in the Georgia Lake Area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario. The channel samples were collected in an area approximately 1 km southwest of the Jackpot Main Zone where analyzed grab samples provided significant Li2O concentrations (see September 7, 2022 Press release).

Highlights of the channel results reported today include:

10.3 m @ 1.23% Li2O, including 4.0 m @ 2.88% Li2O; and

10.00 m @ 1.02% Li2O, including 6.00 m @ 1.56% Li2O.

J.C. St-Amour, President of Imagine commented, "I am very pleased with the channel samples as they were taken from the southwest region of the property that delivered previously reported mineralized lithium grab samples, meaning this section of the property seems well mineralized at surface. Not only does this area justify further exploration work, but our prospecting program has identified several spodumene bearing pegmatite dikes within 2 km of the Jackpot Main Zone that provide additional targets for future exploration and drill programs. We are confident that in addition to expanding the Jackpot deposit through our current drill program, we will have potential to find additional deposits on the broader Jackpot property."

All five channels taken from Site 1, where a spodumene-bearing pegmatite was traced over 80 m, returned intervals containing lithium grades ranging from 0.64% to 2.88% Li2O (see Figure 1 and Table 1). Five additional sites submitted to channel sampling also returned intervals containing 0.75% to 2.15% Li2O. The area to the west and southwest of Jackpot includes several spodumene bearing pegmatite outcrops including some that have been traced for between 80 m and 200 m (Figure 1). The Company plans to complete follow-up prospecting and sampling work in this including additional drilling.

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Figure 1: Air photo map showing the location of the channel sampling sites in the southwestern area of the of the Jackpot property. The significant Li2O % intervals are reported on the map.

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Table 1: Table of Channel Sample Results

Site Channel
No.
Easting* Northing Elevation Azimut
(°)
Weighted
Mean
(Li
2O wt.
%)
Interval
(m)
1 1 431238 5460809 456 340.0 1.02 10.0
Incl. 1.56 6.0
 
1 2 431234 5460803 450 344.0 0.64 2.7
 
1 3 431219 5460794 451 312.0 1.23 10.3
Incl. 2.88 4.0
 
1 4 431210 5460791 447 1.63 3.0
 
1 5 431199 5460786 447 320.0 0.90 7.0
 
2 1 431250 5460857 448 342.0 0.75 9.0
 
3 1 431306 5460911 453 136.0 --- ---
 
4 1 431358 5460962 451 138.0 1.84 2.0
 
5 1 431161 5460724 454 142.0 1.40 1.3
 
6 1 430969 5460678 461 172.0 2.15 0.9
 

 

*NAD83; Zone 15N

QA/QC Protocol

Imagine Lithium implemented a strict QA/QC protocol in processing all rock samples collected from the core material obtained from the Jackpot property. The protocol included the insertion and monitoring of appropriate reference materials, in this case high concentration and low concentration certified OREAS lithium standards, blanks and duplicates, to validate the accuracy and precision of the assay results. All collected rock samples were put in sturdy plastic bags, tagged, and sealed in the core shack under the supervision of professional geologists. Sample bags were then put in rice pouches and kept securely before being sent by road transport to the Actlabs laboratories in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Lithium was analyzed by Peroxide Fusion ICP-OES method (8-Li package).

Qualified Person

The technical content of this news release was approved by Michel Boily, PhD, P.Geo, an Independent Qualified Person as defined by the National Instrument 43-101.

About Jackpot

The Jackpot Lithium property, located in the Georgia Lake Area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario, is approximately 12 km by air from the TransCanada Highway (Hwy 11) and the main railroad which connects to the port town of Nipigon, on Lake Superior. The property contains known lithium bearing granitic pegmatite dikes, of which two provided estimated historical resources of 2 million tons at 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O*.

About Imagine Lithium Inc.

Imagine Lithium is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located near Nipigon, Ont., which contains known pegmatite showings including two historical resources of 2 million tons grading 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O.

* The estimates presented above are treated as historic information and have not been verified or relied upon for economic evaluation by the Company. These historical mineral resources do not refer to any category of sections 1.2 and 1.3 of NI-43-101 such as mineral resources or mineral reserves as stated in the 2010 CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. The explanation lies in the inability by the Company to verify the data acquired by the various historical drilling campaigns. The Company has not done sufficient work yet to classify the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS: This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward -looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at WWW.SEDAR.COM).

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2022-11-29 07:00:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - November 14, 2022) - IMAGINE LITHIUM INC. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF)  (the "Company" or "Imagine") has entered into a contractual agreement with SGS Natural Resources in Lakefield, ON to carry out metallurgical testing on lithium ore from the Jackpot Lithium project. This is a necessary step in the sales process of lithium products including: direct shipping ore, lithium concentrate, lithium carbonate and lithium hydroxide monohydrate. Sample material is anticipated to come from the Jackpot Main Zone area and is believed to be representative of other zones discovered to date on the property.

SGS is a recognized world leader in lithium analysis and will evaluate the ore and produce spodumene concentrate up to 6% Li2O. This is an essential step in the development and optimization of the process to produce a battery grade lithium hydroxide monohydrate and lithium carbonate.

"Given the current elevated pricing environment for lithium products from direct shipping ore, to concentrate, to fully processed lithium carbonate and lithium hydroxide, we are considering multiple commercial opportunities for our lithium products in tandem with exploration. Metallurgical analysis and results are an important input in the customer engagement process," said JC St-Amour, President and CEO of Imagine Lithium.

The drill program at Jackpot is ongoing with a number of samples awaiting assay results. The Company will provide an update as results become available.

Corporate Update

Further, the Company announces that the board of directors has granted 1,750,000 options to officers and directors of the company pursuant to its stock option plan. The options will be exercisable for a period of 5 years from the date of grant at a price of $0.075 per option, and vest immediately.

About SGS

SGS is the world's leading testing, inspection and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 96,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,700 offices and laboratories around the world. We are constantly looking beyond customers' and society's expectations in order to deliver market leading services wherever they are needed. Working together to make the world a better, safer place.

QA/QC Protocol

Imagine Lithium implemented a strict QA/QC protocol in processing all rock samples collected from the core material obtained from the Jackpot property. The protocol included the insertion and monitoring of appropriate reference materials, in this case high concentration and low concentration certified OREAS lithium standards, blanks and duplicates, to validate the accuracy and precision of the assay results. All collected rock samples were put in sturdy plastic bags, tagged, and sealed in the core shack under the supervision of professional geologists. Sample bags were then put in rice pouches and kept securely before being sent by road transport to the Actlabs laboratories in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Lithium was analyzed by Peroxide Fusion ICP-OES method (8-Li package).

Qualified Person

The technical content of this news release was approved by Michel Boily, PhD, P.Geo, an Independent Qualified Person as defined by the National Instrument 43-101.

About Jackpot

The Jackpot Lithium property, located in the Georgia Lake Area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario, is approximately 12 km by air from the TransCanada Highway (Hwy 11) and the main railroad which connects to the port town of Nipigon, on Lake Superior. The property contains known lithium bearing granitic pegmatite dikes, of which two provided estimated historical resources of 2 million tons at 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O*.

About Imagine Lithium Inc.

Imagine Lithium is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located near Nipigon, Ontario, Canada, which contains known pegmatite showings including two historical resources of 2 million tons grading 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O.

* The estimates presented above are treated as historical information and have not been verified or relied upon for economic evaluation by the Company. These historical mineral resources do not refer to any category of sections 1.2 and 1.3 of NI-43-101 such as mineral resources or mineral reserves as stated in the 2010 CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. The explanation lies in the inability by the Company to verify the data acquired by the various historical drilling campaigns. The Company has not done sufficient work yet to classify the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS: This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward -looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at WWW.SEDAR.COM).

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2022-11-14 07:00:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - October 19, 2022) - IMAGINE LITHIUM INC. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) (the "Company" or "Imagine") is pleased to announce assay results from its ongoing drill program at the Jackpot lithium project. The drill program is designed to test targets along strike both to the east and west of the Jackpot lithium project located in the Georgia Lake Area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario (see Figure 1). All of today's reported results are located within the eastern extension of the Jackpot property and are outside the known historically drilled Jackpot Main Zone. The current drill program has expanded the mineralized lithium zone at least 400 metres to the east of the previously drilled area (see Figure 2).

Highlights of the assay results reported today include:

Hole JP-2022-21C: 21.0 m @ 1.16% Li2O, including 8.0 m @ 1.40% Li2O;

Hole JP-2022-21B: 3.00 m @ 0.92 Li2O % and 11.00 m @ 0.87 Li2O %

Hole JP-2022-16: 5.02 m @ 1.12% Li2O and 3.12 m @1.35 Li2O %

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Figure 1: Jackpot Property located next to Trans Canada Highway, power, port, railroad and workforce
 
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Figure 2: Assay Results from 2022 drill program. Drill holes highlighted in light green are related to the today's assay results.
 
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J.C. St-Amour, President of Imagine, commented, "Today we announced one of the best intercepts to date on the Jackpot property both in terms of width and grade. I am very pleased that these results are to the east of our primary historical area of drilling on the property and they demonstrate the property's expansion potential. Also, it is important to note that all our results so far this year have been very shallow, from surface to ~100 metres, meaning the dikes are at or near surface. The drill program is ongoing and aimed at increasing the size of the historical resource both along strike but also to the north by testing additional parallel pegmatite targets."

The current drill program is designed to test possible extensions of the Jackpot deposit along a known lithium bearing trend. To date 6,755 metres have been drilled with results returned from approximately 3,463 metres. The Company will release drilling and sampling results as they become available.

Table 1: Assay Results from 2022 drill program.

DDH_no. Li2O (wt. %) From (m) To (m) Length (m)
 
JP-2022-15 1.60 38.00 38.69 0.69
0.58 45.40 47.40 2.00
 
JP-2022-16 0.52 17.45 22.48 5.03
0.87 24.48 33.04 8.56
Incl. 1.12 24.48 29.50 5.02
0.64 33.10 36.20 3.10
0.85 40.88 46.85 5.97
Incl. 1.35 40.88 44.00 3.12
 
JP-22-21B 0.92 74.95 78.00 3.00
0.87 82.00 93.00 11.00
 
JP-2022-21C 1.16 32.66 53.66 21.00
Incl. 1.40 32.66 40.66 8.00

 
*Apparent thickness

QA/QC Protocol

Imagine Lithium implemented a strict QA/QC protocol in processing all rock samples collected from the core material obtained from the Jackpot property. The protocol included the insertion and monitoring of appropriate reference materials, in this case high concentration and low concentration certified OREAS lithium standards, blanks and duplicates, to validate the accuracy and precision of the assay results. All collected rock samples were put in sturdy plastic bags, tagged, and sealed in the core shack under the supervision of professional geologists. Sample bags were then put in rice pouches and kept securely before being sent by road transport to the Actlabs laboratories in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Lithium was analyzed by Peroxide Fusion ICP-OES method (8-Li package).

Qualified Person

The technical content of this news release was approved by Michel Boily, PhD, P.Geo, an Independent Qualified Person as defined by the National Instrument 43-101.

About Jackpot

The Jackpot Lithium property, located in the Georgia Lake Area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario, is approximately 12 km by air from the TransCanada Highway (Hwy 11) and the main railroad which connects to the port town of Nipigon, on Lake Superior. The property contains known lithium bearing granitic pegmatite dikes, of which two provided estimated historical resources of 2 million tons at 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O*.

About Imagine Lithium Inc.

Imagine Lithium is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located near Nipigon, Ont., which contains known pegmatite showings including two historical resources of 2 million tons grading 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O.

* The estimates presented above are treated as historic information and have not been verified or relied upon for economic evaluation by the Company. These historical mineral resources do not refer to any category of sections 1.2 and 1.3 of NI-43-101 such as mineral resources or mineral reserves as stated in the 2010 CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. The explanation lies in the inability by the Company to verify the data acquired by the various historical drilling campaigns. The Company has not done sufficient work yet to classify the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS: This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward -looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at WWW.SEDAR.COM).

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2022-10-19 06:00:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - September 7, 2022) - IMAGINE LITHIUM INC. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) (the "Company" or "Imagine") is pleased to announce assay results from its ongoing prospecting program on the Jackpot lithium property located in the Georgia Lake Area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario. Based on the summer prospecting program, Imagine Lithium has identified a 3 km trend of sub-parallel spodumene-bearing pegmatite dikes that extends to the east and west of the Jackpot main drilling area. See Figure 1 which outlines the approximately 18,800-hectare Jackpot Lithium property and trend. Today's assay results from 57 granitic pegmatite samples collected from the south-west of Jackpot are displayed in Figure 2 and Table 1 and contain multiple high grade Li2O grab samples. Grab samples were also taken from dikes in the north-eastern portion of this 3 km trend and assay results are pending. Figure 3 indicates the location of spodumene-bearing pegmatites that have been identified elsewhere on the property.

J.C. St-Amour, President of Imagine commented, "Our summer prospecting program has been a complete success with multiple new lithium-bearing dikes being identified on just a small portion of this vast property. Our geologist did not venture far from our main Jackpot zone to identify and sample new lithium-bearing dikes. Given our prospecting success in the immediate vicinity of our drilling area I am very encouraged about the potential for this property to host many additional dikes. In the meantime, this 3 km trend will be the focus of our next fall/winter drill program."

St-Amour continued, "One of the best features of this project is its location and proximity to infrastructure, being a short drive from the major port of Thunder Bay. Below is a link to a short video of the property which shows several outcrop dikes as well as the project's proximity to infrastructure, which is key to the economics of any mining operation in the future."

Link to Jackpot Video
https://youtu.be/1MayChmGy5g

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Figure 1: Jackpot Lithium project and 3 km Lithium Pegmatite trend.

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Figure 2: Map Identifying Grab Sample Assay Results to the SW of the Jackpot Main Zone.

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Figure 3: Map Identifying Pegmatite Locations.

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Table 1: Significant Grab Sample Assay results

Sample_no* Easting Northing# Li (wt. %) Li2O (wt. %)
781984 431272 5462688 0.18 0.39
781907 431430 5461280 0.31 0.66
781924 430994 5460634 0.37 0.79
781923 431003 5460637 0.51 1.10
781985 431282 5462751 0.60 1.29
781937 431564 5461315 0.74 1.59
781934 431531 5461305 0.75 1.62
781991 431514 5461026 0.79 1.70
781990 431488 5461009 0.82 1.75
781915 431259 5460856 0.97 2.09
781912 431273 5460808 1.00 2.15
781992 431355 5461192 1.14 2.45
781997 431333 5461197 1.17 2.53
781996 431340 5461206 1.23 2.65
781935 431541 5461304 1.25 2.68
781918 431099 5460665 1.34 2.89
781982 431635 5461912 1.37 2.95
781995 431341 5461183 1.40 3.02
781919 431062 5460654 1.43 3.08
781927 430931 5460624 1.50 3.23
781921 431029 5460641 1.52 3.28
781922 431017 5460649 1.52 3.27
781930 431512 5461301 1.56 3.36
781911 431243 5460811 1.70 3.66
781933 431532 5461302 1.73 3.72
781914 431250 5460859 1.76 3.79
781994 431349 5461187 1.81 3.90
781931 431519 5461301 1.86 4.00
781929 431502 5461286 1.90 4.09
781917 431362 5460962 1.95 4.20
781913 431226 5460841 1.97 4.25
781999 431334 5461226 2.00 4.31
781928 431494 5461291 2.04 4.39
781910 431238 5460802 2.09 4.50
781936 431550 5461303 2.09 4.50
781993 431357 5461192 2.12 4.56
781932 431525 5461305 2.15 4.62
781998 431326 5461207 2.45 5.28
781920 431044 5460642 2.51 5.39
781909 431214 5460794 2.66 5.73
781908 431208 5460791 2.72 5.86
781938 431507 5461139 2.86 6.15
#NAD83; Zone 15N

 

* Samples from granitic pegmatite dikes display variable texture and mineral size that can alter the true Li content of the lithology. The analyzed Li concentrations may not necessarily represent the value of the pegmatite dike.

About Jackpot

The Jackpot Lithium property, located in the Georgia Lake Area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario, is approximately 12 km by air from the TransCanada Highway (Hwy 11) and the main railroad which connects to the port town of Nipigon, on Lake Superior. The property contains known lithium bearing granitic pegmatite dikes, of which two provided estimated historical resources of 2 million tons at 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O*.

Qualified Person

The technical content of this news release was approved by Michel Boily, PhD, P.Geo, an Independent Qualified Person as defined by the National Instrument 43-101.

* The estimates presented above are treated as historic information and have not been verified or relied upon for economic evaluation by the Company. These historical mineral resources do not refer to any category of sections 1.2 and 1.3 of NI-43-101 such as mineral resources or mineral reserves as stated in the 2010 CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. The explanation lies in the inability by the Company to verify the data acquired by the various historical drilling campaigns. The Company has not done sufficient work yet to classify the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves.

About Imagine Lithium Inc.

Imagine Lithium is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located near Nipigon, Ont., which contains known pegmatite showings including two historical resources of 2 million tons grading 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS: This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward -looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at WWW.SEDAR.COM).

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2022-09-07 06:00:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - August 17, 2022) - IMAGINE LITHIUM INC. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) is (the "Company" or "Imagine") pleased to announce assay results from its ongoing drill program. The drill program is designed to test targets along strike both to the east and west of the Jackpot lithium project located in the Georgia Lake Area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario. This first phase of the program expanded the mineralized lithium zone at least 400 metres to the east of the previously drilled area (see Figure 1).

Highlights of the assay results reported today include:

Hole JP-2022-04: 10 m @ 0.90% Li2O, including 3 m @ 1.2% Li2O and 10 m @ 0.89% Li2O, including 4 m @ 1.15 % Li2O;

Hole JP-2022-19: 2.9 m @ 1.31% Li2O and 3.1 m @ 1.23% Li2O;

Hole JP-2022-18B: 12.45 m @ 0.69% Li2O including 3.01 m @ 1.09% Li2O

Figure 1: Assay Results From 2022 Drill Program.

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J.C. St-Amour, President of Imagine commented, "We are encouraged to see the Jackpot pegmatite dikes continuing to the east by at least 400 m. We are seeing similar assay results in this area as in the main Jackpot project and are confident that we will see further growth with more drilling. In addition, we are conducting a ground prospecting program to identify other lithium targets 2 to 3 km along strike from the main Jackpot area."

Table 1: Assay Results From 2022 Drill Program.

DDH_no Li2O (wt. %) From (m) To (m) Length (m)
JP-2022-03 1.18 69.00 72.00 3.00
JP-2022-04 0.90 3.00 13.00 10.00
Incl. 1.20 3.00 6.00 3.00
0.89 102.00 112.00 10.00
Incl. 1.15 102.00 106.00 4.00
JP-2022-05 0.66 161.57 165.50 3.93
JP-2022-07 0.71 97.00 100.59 3.59
0.80 115.95 120.00 4.05
JP-2022-17 0.44 6.70 9.70 3.00
JP-2022-17C 1.28 3.74 7.74 4.00
JP-2022-18B 0.69 90.00 102.45 12.45
Incl. 1.09 94.50 97.51 3.01
JP-2022-19 1.31 18.55 21.45 2.90
1.23 42.54 45.62 3.08
JP-2022-20 0.72 86.00 90.00 4.00
JP-2022-21 1.05 111.00 116.80 5.80
J-18-M-04* 1.28 36.00 44.00 8.00
J-18-M-03* 1.02 66.20 75.00 8.80
J-18-M-02* 0.81 77.30 80.00 2.70
0.43 82.00 86.20 4.20
J-18-M-01* 0.69 80.00 84.00 4.00

 

* Previously reported in press release of May 11, 2022.
- Holes JP-2022-07, 08, 09, 14, 15, and 16 are awaiting assay results
- Holes JP 2022-10, 11, 12, and 13 will be drilled in the winter for better access

The drill program is ongoing and is designed to test possible extensions of the Jackpot deposit along a known lithium baring trend. The Company will release drilling and sampling results as they become available.

Stock Option Distribution

Further, the Company announces that the board of directors has conducted its annual compensation review and will grant 3,200,000 options to officers, directors, and consultants to the company pursuant to its stock option plan. Given the coincident timing of these drill results, the options will be granted effective August 19, 2022, will be exercisable for a period of 5 years at a price equivalent to the closing price of the Company's stock on the TSX-Venture Exchange on August 19, 2022, and vest immediately.

About Jackpot

The Jackpot Lithium property, located in the Georgia Lake Area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario, is approximately 12 km by air from the TransCanada Highway (Hwy 11) and the main railroad which connects to the port town of Nipigon, on Lake Superior. The property contains known lithium bearing granitic pegmatite dikes, of which two provided estimated historical resources of 2 million tons at 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O*.

Qualified Person

The technical content of this news release was approved by Michel Boily, PhD, P.Geo, an Independent Qualified Person as defined by the National Instrument 43-101.

* The estimates presented above are treated as historic information and have not been verified or relied upon for economic evaluation by the Company. These historical mineral resources do not refer to any category of sections 1.2 and 1.3 of NI-43-101 such as mineral resources or mineral reserves as stated in the 2010 CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. The explanation lies in the inability by the Company to verify the data acquired by the various historical drilling campaigns. The Company has not done sufficient work yet to classify the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves.

About Infinite Ore Corp.

Infinite Ore is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located near Nipigon, Ont., which contains known pegmatite showings including two historical resources of 2 million tons grading 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS: This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward -looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at WWW.SEDAR.COM).

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2022-08-17 06:00:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - June 22, 2022) - IMAGINE LITHIUM INC. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) (the "Company" or "Imagine") announced today that it has completed the sale of all of its holdings in the Red Lake area to Trillium Gold Mines Inc. ("Trillium") (TSXV: TGM), and Pegasus Resources Inc. ("Pegasus") (TSXV: PEGA).

Further to the news releases dated April 27, 2022 and December 15, 2021, Trillium and Imagine have closed the Definitive Agreement (the "Definitive Agreement") whereby Trillium has acquired a majority of Imagine's property holdings known as the Eastern Vision Project, located in the Confederation Lake assemblage of the Birch-Uchi greenstone belt in the Red Lake District, Ontario. Under the terms of the transaction, Trillium has acquired an interest in 13,958 hectares between the Fredart, Confederation North, and Confederation South properties for a consideration of 2,800,000 common shares of Trillium and $175,000 in cash. These properties include a mix of properties that Trillium has acquired directly and others for which Trillium as assumed option agreements as optionee.

In addition, Imagine has closed an Amending, Settlement and Termination Agreement with Pegasus (the "Pegasus Agreement") with respect to the February 3, 2020 agreements relating to the Garnet Lake property and portions of the Fredart property (the "Option Agreements"). Under the Pegasus Agreement, Pegasus has issued to Imagine 5,000,000 common shares of Pegasus in exchange for delivery of certain payment obligations under the Option Agreements and Imagine relinquishing its right to complete the option for the claims under the Option Agreements. The Definitive Agreement and the Pegasus Agreement remain subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval.

Imagine lithium is focused on exploring its Jackpot Lithium property, located in the Georgia Lake Area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario.

About Jackpot

The Jackpot Lithium property, located in the Georgia Lake Area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario, is approximately 12 km by air from the TransCanada Highway (Hwy 11) and the main railroad which connects to the port town of Nipigon, on Lake Superior. The property contains known lithium bearing granitic pegmatite dikes, of which two provided estimated historical resources of 2 million tons at 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O*. The Company recently acquired additional claims with additional lithium showings located on strike to the main historical resources.

Qualified Person

The technical content of this news release was approved by Michel Boily, PhD, P.Geo, an Independent Qualified Person as defined by the National Instrument 43-101.

* The estimates presented above are treated as historic information and have not been verified or relied upon for economic evaluation by the Company. These historical mineral resources do not refer to any category of sections 1.2 and 1.3 of NI-43-101 such as mineral resources or mineral reserves as stated in the 2010 CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. The explanation lies in the inability by the Company to verify the data acquired by the various historical drilling campaigns. The Company has not done sufficient work yet to classify the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves.

About Imagine Lithium

Imagine Lithium is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located near Nipigon, Ont., which contains known pegmatite showings including two historical resources of 2 million tons grading 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS: This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward -looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at WWW.SEDAR.COM).

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2022-06-22 06:00:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - May 11, 2022) - Imagine Lithium Inc. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) (the "Company" or "Imagine") is pleased to announce assay results from previously unsampled core that were drilled in 2018. The drillholes tested lithium-bearing granitic pegmatite dikes within the main dike swarm of the Jackpot project. Results include 8 m grading 1.28% lithium oxide (Li2O) (Hole J-18-M-04) and 8.8 m grading 1.02% Li2O (Hole J-18-M-03). See Table 1 below for detailed results.

J.C. St-Amour, President of Imagine Lithium commented, "Once we refocused on the Jackpot Lithium project our new geological team reviewed all the historical drill core from the 2018 drill program and immediately identified significant spodumene mineralization in unsampled core. I am pleased that the assay results confirm the visuals that we have been seeing at the Jackpot project. "We are looking forward to seeing results from our current drill program, which is designed to not only test the main dike swarm but also to expand on the known historical resource area and investigate the extents of the known dikes as well as previously undrilled lithium showings. The drill program is progressing well, with five holes completed with samples in the lab."

Table 1: Assay Results from Previously Unsampled Drill Holes (2018), Jackpot Property.

DDH_ID Li2O (wt.%) Interval (m) From (m) To (m)
J_18_M_04 1.28 8.00 36.00 44.00
J-18_M_03 1.02 8.80 66.20 75.00
J_18_M_02 0.81 2.70 77.30 80.00
and 0.43 4.20 82.00 86.20
J_18_M_01 0.69 4.00 80.00 84.00

 

Figure 1: Collar Locations for the 2018 and 2022 Drill Programs.

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Further to our news release dated March 21, 2022, the Company announces that the issuance of 8,000 common shares for the purchase of additional ground within the Jackpot property are payable 50% to Gravel Ridge Resources Ltd. (controlled by Michael Frymire and Pamela Katie Misener) and 50% to 154423 Ontario Inc. (controlled by Julia English and Perry English). In addition, the agreement with the First Nations Groups was signed on March 18, 2022.

About Jackpot

The Jackpot Lithium property, located in the Georgia Lake Area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario, is approximately 12 km by air from the TransCanada Highway (Hwy 11) and the main railroad which connects to the port town of Nipigon, on Lake Superior. The property contains known lithium bearing granitic pegmatite dikes, of which two provided estimated historical resources of 2 million tons at 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O*. The Company recently acquired additional claims with identified lithium showings located on strike to the main historical resources.

Qualified Person

The technical content of this news release was approved by Michel Boily, PhD, P.Geo, an Independent Qualified Person as defined by the National Instrument 43-101.

* The estimates presented above are treated as historic information and have not been verified or relied upon for economic evaluation by the Company. These historical mineral resources do not refer to any category of sections 1.2 and 1.3 of NI-43-101 such as mineral resources or mineral reserves as stated in the 2010 CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. The explanation lies in the inability by the Company to verify the data acquired by the various historical drilling campaigns. The Company has not done sufficient work yet to classify the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves.

About Infinite Ore Corp.

Infinite Ore is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located near Nipigon, Ont., which contains known pegmatite showings including two historical resources of 2 million tons grading 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS: This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward -looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at www.sedar.com).

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2022-05-11 06:00:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 27, 2022) - IMAGINE LITHIUM INC. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) (the "Company" or "Imagine") announced today that it has signed amended agreements to divest of all of its holdings in the Red Lake area to Trillium Gold Mines Inc. (TSXV: TGM) ("Trillium"), and Pegasus Resources Inc. ("Pegasus").

Further to its news release dated December 15, 2021, Trillium and Imagine have signed an amended Definitive Agreement (the "Definitive Agreement") whereby Trillium will acquire a majority of Imagine's property holdings known as the Eastern Vision Project, located in the Confederation Lake assemblage of the Birch-Uchi greenstone belt in the Red Lake District, Ontario. Under the terms of the Definitive Agreement, Trillium will acquire 13,958 hectares between the Fredart, Confederation North, and Confederation South properties for a consideration of 2,800,000 common shares of Trillium and $175,000 in cash.

In addition, Imagine has entered into an Amending, Settlement and Termination Agreement with Pegasus (the "Pegasus Agreement") with respect to the February 3, 2020 agreements relating to the Garnet Lake property and portions of the Fredart property (the "Option Agreements"). Under the Pegasus Agreement, Pegasus has agreed to issue to Imagine 5,000,000 common shares of Pegasus in exchange for delivery of certain payment obligations under the Option Agreements and Imagine relinquishing its right to complete the option for the claims under the Option Agreements. The Definitive Agreement and the Pegasus Agreement remain subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval.

J.C. St-Amour, President of Imagine commented, "The transactions to divest of the Red Lake properties gives Imagine, through its share ownership in Trillium and Pegasus, exposure to a larger consolidated land package extending greater than 100 km in length in the Red Lake area. This also allows us to focus our exploration efforts on our 100% owned Jackpot Lithium project where a drill program is actively underway."

The Jackpot Lithium property, located in the Georgia Lake Area about 140 km NNE of Thunder Bay, Ontario, is approximately 12 km by air from the TransCanada Highway (Hwy 11) and the main railroad which connects to the port town of Nipigon, on Lake Superior. The property contains known lithium bearing granitic pegmatite dikes, of which two provided estimated historical resources of 2 million tons at 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O*. The Company recently acquired additional claims with additional lithium showings located on strike to the main historical resources.

Qualified Person

The technical content of this news release was approved by Michel Boily, PhD, P.Geo, an Independent Qualified Person as defined by the National Instrument 43-101.

* The estimates presented above are treated as historic information and have not been verified or relied upon for economic evaluation by the Company. These historical mineral resources do not refer to any category of sections 1.2 and 1.3 of NI-43-101 such as mineral resources or mineral reserves as stated in the 2010 CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. The explanation lies in the inability by the Company to verify the data acquired by the various historical drilling campaigns. The Company has not done sufficient work yet to classify the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves.

About Infinite Ore Corp.

Infinite Ore is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located near Nipigon, Ont., which contains known pegmatite showings including two historical resources of 2 million tons grading 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS: This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at WWW.SEDAR.COM).

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2022-04-27 06:06:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - March 21, 2022) -  IMAGINE LITHIUM (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) ("ILI" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has signed a field exploration agreement (the "Agreement") with Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek, Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek and Red Rock Indian Band (the "First Nations Groups") setting out a framework for Imagine Lithium's consultation and accommodation activities with the First Nations Groups in connection with exploration activities at the Jackpot Lithium Project near Thunder Bay, Ontario.

J. C. St-Amour, President and CEO of Imagine Lithium said, "In keeping with Imagine Lithium's ESG goals, the agreement contemplates a mutual working relationship that includes respect for the environment and First Nation traditional knowledge, First Nation opportunities for employment, education and training (including education support for First Nations students studying in a mining related field), and community meetings and activities. Our exploration program at Imagine Lithium is underway and we seek to create value for all our important stakeholders as we move the Jackpot Lithium Project forward."

St-Amour continued, "Never has there been a better time to be involved in lithium exploration in Ontario, with the Provincial government unveiling its first ever critical minerals strategy that aims to position Ontario as a global leader in the supply chain of critical minerals and outlines a made-in-Ontario electric vehicle supply chain strategy. Our goal this year is to aggressively drill, define and expand the known lithium mineralized areas while making new lithium discoveries on this vast property in Ontario. Our current program is well funded and we are currently drilling on the property."

Under the terms of the Agreement, Imagine Lithium has agreed to, among other things, grant an aggregate of 3,000,000 common share purchase warrants ("Warrants") to the First Nations Groups, with each First Nations Group receiving 1,000,000 Warrants. Each Warrant will entitle the holder thereof to purchase one common share in the capital of the Company (a "Warrant Share") at an exercise price of $0.11 per Warrant Share for a period of five years following the date of issuance of such Warrant.

Exploration Update

The 3,000 m drill program at the Jackpot property is underway on targets in and around the Main Dike Swarm as well as along strike to the east and to the west (see Figure 1). In addition, core from four previously unsampled drill holes have been sent to the lab for analysis. The company will provide updates as information from the drill rig and assay results become available.

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Figure 1: Drill Targets at the Jackpot Lithium Project

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Furthermore, the Company also announces the issuance of 8,000 common shares to a third party for the purchase of additional ground within the Jackpot project area.

The grant of the Warrants and common shares remains subject to, among other things, acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSX-V").

QUALIFIED PERSON

The technical content of this news release was approved by Michel Boily, PhD, P.Geo, an Independent Qualified Person as defined by the National Instrument 43-101.

ABOUT IMAGINE LITHIUM INC.

Imagine Lithium Inc. is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located near Nipigon, Ontario, which contains known pegmatite showings, including two historical resources of 2 million tons grading 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O*. In addition, the company holds an interest in a large land package with the potential for VMS and gold mineralization in the Confederation Lake assemblage belt near Red Lake, Ontario.

* The estimates presented above are treated as historic information and have not been verified or relied upon for economic evaluation by the Company. These historical mineral resources do not refer to any category of sections 1.2 and 1.3 of NI-43-101 such as mineral resources or mineral reserves as stated in the 2010 CIM Definition Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. The explanation lies in the inability by the Company to verify the data acquired by the various historical drilling campaigns. The Company has not done sufficient work yet to classify the historical estimates as current mineral resources or mineral reserves.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: +1-888-945-4770
Email: [email protected]

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS:

This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward -looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at WWW.SEDAR.COM).

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2022-03-21 06:00:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - February 1, 2022) - INFINITE ORE CORP. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) ("ILI" or the "Company") announces it will commence operations under the name Imagine Lithium Inc. ("Imagine Lithium"), effective today. The Company's common shares will trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under its existing ticker symbol "ILI".

The brand, Imagine Lithium, reflects the Company's focus on lithium exploration in the safe, environmentally conscious mining jurisdiction of Ontario, Canada. Imagine the economic stimulus and social benefits that lithium exploration and a future lithium mine can bring to the Nipigon region of Ontario. Imagine the environmental benefits that lithium brings to the global community as the world adopts clean electric vehicles powered by lithium-ion batteries. Imagine a global electrification strategy that uses lithium batteries to bring clean, reliable electricity to communities far and wide, fundamentally enhancing quality of life. The future is here. Imagine the possibilities. Imagine Lithium.

The new corporate website can be found at www.imaginelithium.com. Please visit the site to learn more about the Jackpot lithium property, where a 3,000 m drill program will be testing numerous known and newly identified dikes on the property. The program is expected to commence in February 2022.

In addition, the Company is pleased to announce the addition of Arvin Ramos as Chief Financial Officer as Mr. John Masters transitions into retirement. Mr. Ramos holds a degree in commerce and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario. Mr. Ramos has over 17 years of business experience, having supported a broad range of industries, including mining, technology, and banking.

J.C. St. Amour, President and CEO of Imagine Lithium commented, "I am excited to be launching our new brand today. It's an electrifying time in the company as we refocus on our flagship asset, the Jackpot Lithium property. My team and I have been planning our winter exploration season and we are eager to get started and begin to unlock the lithium potential at Jackpot. I also am excited to be working with Arvin, a seasoned accounting professional, as John winds down his career in preparation for retirement. It has been a pleasure to work with John and I am happy to report that he will continue to assist the company on corporate matters as a consultant."

In connection with Mr. Ramos joining the Company, Imagine Lithium also wishes to announce that it has granted him 300,000 options to pursuant to its stock option plan. The options are exercisable for a period of 2 years from the date of grant at a price of $0.155 per option.

ABOUT IMAGINE LITHIUM INC.

Imagine Lithium Inc. is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located near Nipigon, Ontario, which contains known pegmatite showings, including two historical resources of 2 million tons grading 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O. In addition, the company holds an interest in a large land package with the potential for VMS and gold mineralization in the Confederation Lake assemblage belt near Red Lake, Ont.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Telephone: +1-604-683-3995

Toll Free: +1-888-945-4770

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS:

This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at WWW.SEDAR.COM).

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2022-02-01 08:00:00

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - January 26, 2022) - Infinite Ore Corp. (TSXV: ILI) (OTCQB: ARXRF) ("ILI" or the "Company") announces that effective Tuesday, February 1, 2022, the Company's name will be changed to "Imagine Lithium Inc." to better reflect its focused business strategy.

The Company's common shares will trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under its existing ticker symbol "ILI". There will be no changes to the Company's share structure. The company is currently rebranding its website and supporting marketing materials and expects to unveil its new corporate brand identity on February 1, 2022 in tandem with the name change.

About Imagine Lithium Inc.

Imagine Lithium Inc is a junior mining exploration company focused on seeking and acquiring world-class mineral projects. The company holds the Jackpot lithium property located near Nipigon, Ont., which contains known pegmatite showings including two historical resources of 2 million tons grading 1.09% Li2O and 750,000 tons at 1.38% Li2O. In addition, the company holds an interest in a large land package with the potential for VMS and gold mineralization in the Confederation Lake assemblage belt near Red Lake, Ont.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
"J.C. St-Amour"
J.C. St-Amour, President

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Telephone: +1-604-683-3995
Toll Free: +1-888-945-4770

Neither the 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 STATEMENTS: This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. These forward -looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at WWW.SEDAR.COM).

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2022-01-26 08:00:00

Imagine Lithium is a Canadian-based junior exploration company focused on advancing its flagship Jackpot Lithium Project (Ontario) and evaluating suitable prospects that add value to shareholders.

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