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Voyageur Pharmaceuticals Grants Deferred Share Units

Voyageur Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Calgary, Canada – TheNewswire - July 9, 2024 - Voyageur Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (TSX.V: VM) (OTC: VYYRF) ("Voyageur" or the "Corporation"), a provider of innovative medical imaging solutions, announces that it has issued 435,925 Deferred Share Units ("DSUs") to directors of the Corporation pursuant to its fixed 10% equity incentive compensation plan (the "Plan").  Each DSU represents a right of the holder to receive one common share ("Common Share") of the Corporation effective as of the date that the holder ceases service as a director of the Company. The DSUs are used to compensate directors of the Corporation for their annual retainers and are issued quarterly using a deemed value that is equal to the weighted average share price during that quarter. The DSUs do not have an exercise price but in respect of 435,925 DSUs have a starting value equal to approximately $0.0717 per DSU, based on the weighted average share price for the quarter ended June 30, 2024. The DSUs are subject to the terms of the Plan and the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange"), and are subject to Exchange approval.  The DSUs and any Common Shares issued pursuant to the exercise of the DSUs are subject to a four month hold in accordance with the policies of the Exchange.

About Voyageur Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


Voyageur, a Canadian public company trading under the symbol VM on the TSX Venture Exchange, is in development of barium and iodine Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) and offers high-performance, cost-effective imaging contrast agents. With a strategic focus on vertically integrating the barium and iodine contrast market, Voyageur aims to become a key player by producing its own barium, iodine, and fullerene minerals.

At the core of its operations, Voyageur owns a 100% interest in the Frances Creek barium sulphate (barite) project. This project boasts exceptional grade minerals suitable for the pharmaceutical marketplace.


Voyageur's business plan is set to generate cash flow by partnering with established third-party GMP pharmaceutical manufacturers in Canada, ensuring the validation of its products by regulatory agencies worldwide. As Voyageur solidifies its presence in the market, it plans to transition into a high-margin domestic manufacturer of radiology drugs, further expanding its revenue streams.

Voyageur is committed to sustainability and environmental stewardship. Voyageur envisions a future where reducing carbon emissions is the norm, and to achieve this, it is building state-of-the-art carbon-capture infrastructure utilising the Rain Cage EDENTM system. By investing in carbon capture energy sources and sustainable manufacturing practices, Voyageur aims to generate revenue from carbon captured “advanced engineered carbon material” which will  accelerate its revenue growth. Voyageur's unwavering commitment to the environment sets it apart as a pioneer in the industry.


Voyageur's ambitious vision is to become the first vertically integrated company in the radiology contrast media drug market. By controlling all primary input costs, from the sourcing of raw materials to the final production, Voyageur ensures quality and cost efficiency. This approach embodies our motto of "From the Earth to the Bottle," highlighting Voyageur's commitment to responsible sourcing and manufacturing practices.


For Further Information:


Brent Willis, CEO

Albert Deslauriers, CFO, 403-923-5944


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 news release.

Cautionary Statement Regarding “Forward-Looking” Information

This news release may contain certain forward-looking information and statements, including without limitation, statements pertaining to approval by the Exchange for the DSU grants, statements relating to Voyageur's business plans, development of carbon neutral infrastructure, obtaining carbon neutrality, and other statements pertaining to the business of Voyageur and the perceived benefits to Voyageur from certain business plans. All statements included herein, other than statements of historical fact, are forward-looking information and such information involves various risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, global market factors and supply chain issues, risks relating to the regulation and approval of Voyageur's products, and general risks relating to Voyageur's business. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. A description of assumptions used to develop such forward-looking information and a description of risk factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking information can be found in the Company's disclosure documents on the SEDAR+ website at Voyageur does not undertake to update any forward-looking information except in accordance with applicable securities laws.