Western Copper and Gold Provides Update on Casino Project

Western Copper and Gold Corp.

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - September 22, 2017) - Western Copper and Gold Corporation ("Western" or the "Company") (TSX: WRN) (NYSE American: WRN) (NYSE MKT: WRN) is pleased to provide an update on Casino Project activities. During the past few months, the Company has confirmed that the expected economic returns from its Feasibility Study are still relevant and current, received commitment from the Yukon and Federal Governments on key road infrastructure, and has continued engagement with local communities as part of its permitting efforts.