VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 28, 2014) - North American Nickel Inc. (TSX VENTURE:NAN)(OTCBB:WSCRF) (CUSIP: 65704T 108) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that Mr. Ole Christiansen, a seasoned explorationist with excellent knowledge of Greenland geology and mineral deposits, has joined the Company's Advisory Board. Mr. Christiansen is a recognized expert on a wide range of mineral deposit types including magmatic (nickel, copper and platinum-group element) sulphide mineralization, the main target of North American Nickel's exploration on their 100%-owned Maniitsoq property, southwest Greenland.

Ole Christiansen holds an MSc in Geology from the University of Aarhus, Denmark (1990) and has more than 25 years of experience of mineral exploration in Greenland. Ole has held various positions with Nunaoil A/S, Ujarak Minerals ApS, Greenland Business Development Corp., and subsequently the "Minerals Office" (before the creation of BMP) at the Government of Greenland. Since 1999, Ole has been the President and CEO of Nuna Minerals A/S since 1999.

NAN President and Interim CEO, Mark Fedikow, states: "We are extremely pleased that Ole Christiansen has agreed to join the Company's Technical Advisory Board and become part of a growing team providing guidance to the immediate and long term development of our Maniitsoq nickel-copper-cobalt-PGM sulphide project. Ole has been a mainstay of Greenland exploration and business development since 1999 and we look forward to his experience, technical expertise and guidance in the months and years to come as we continue to build our camp-scale nickel sulphide project at Maniitsoq."

The Company would also like to announce that it has granted incentive stock options to certain employees, consultants and advisors of the Company to 200,000 in the capital of the Company pursuant to the Company's stock option plan. The options are exercisable, August 27, 2014 at an exercise price of $0.32 per share.

About North American Nickel

North American Nickel is a mineral exploration company with 100% owned properties in Maniitsoq, Greenland and Sudbury, Ontario.

The Maniitsoq property in Greenland is a Camp scale project comprising 3,601 square km covering numerous high-grade nickel-copper sulphide occurrences associated with norite and other mafic-ultramafic intrusions of the Greenland Norite Belt (GNB). The >75km-long belt is situated along, and near, the southwest coast of Greenland, which is pack ice free year round.

The Post Creek/Halcyon property in Sudbury is strategically located adjacent to the past producing Podolsky copper-nickel-platinum group metal deposit of KGHM International Ltd. The property lies along the extension of the Whistle Offset dyke structure. Such geological structures host major Ni-Cu-PGM deposits and producing mines within the Sudbury Camp.

Statements about the Company's future expectations and all other statements in this press release other than historical facts are "forward looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and as that term defined in the Private Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The Company intends that such forward-looking statements be subject to the safe harbours created thereby. Since these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change at any time, the Company's actual results may differ materially from the expected results.


John Roozendaal, Director

North American Nickel Inc.

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

Contact Information:
North American Nickel Inc.
Evan Sleeman
604-986-2020 or Toll free: 1-866-816-0118

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