News Release

 March 30, 2005
Crowflight Intersects More High Grade Nickel At Bucko Deposit, Thompson Nickel Belt

 TORONTO, ONTARIO: CROWFLIGHT MINERALS INC. (TSX VENTURE:CML) is pleased to announce that the Company has received additional assays from diamond drill holes BK-05-03, N-05-12B, N-05-12C, N-05-15A and N-05-15B from the Bucko Deposit metallurgical sample and in-fill drilling and step-out drill program. Crowflight has an option to earn a 100% interest in the Bucko Deposit (refer to Figure 1 Location Map) by completing a feasibility study, arranging financing and bringing the deposit into production. To date a number of activities are progressing to advance the project to the feasibility stage, including resource block modeling, metallurgical testing, environmental and geotechnical studies and mine design and milling.

Tom Atkins, President and CEO of Crowflight commented on the continued high-grade intersections at Bucko, stating: "We continue to be excited by the continued ability to intersect high grade nickel mineralization both through infill and step-out drilling. With a current indicated resource of some two million tonnes grading about 2.3% nickel, Bucko remains open at depth and along strike. Our immediate efforts are to test some of this potential while we have access for drilling off of the ice. Going forward, we will focus our efforts on the feasibility study at Bucko confident in the potential to enhance the mineral resources at Bucko with further in-fill and step-out drilling. Initially this drilling will test strike extensions and once we have gained access to the underground workings we plan to test the depth extensions of mineralization."

All five holes intersected a number of mineralized nickel intervals. Of significance are wedged holes N-05-12C and N-05-15A.

Hole N-05-12C intersected an approximate 33 metre interval of disseminated sulphides grading 1.29% nickel (including a higher grade interval of 6.8 metres grading 2.42% nickel).

Hole N-05-15A intersected an approximate 26 metre interval of disseminated sulphides grading 1.28% nickel (including a higher grade interval of 4.7 metres grading 2.81% nickel). Note, all intervals are core lengths.
              Summary Table of Drill Results
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DDH#           From          To         Length     Nickel
               (m)          (m)          (m)        (%)
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BK-05-03      560.4        569.1         8.7       1.41
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N-05-12B      298.0        326.0        28.0       1.10
       incl.  298.0        301.6         3.6       2.57
              336.0        347.2        11.2       1.39
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N-05-12C      312.5        345.6        33.1       1.29
       incl.  315.2        322.0         6.8       2.42
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N-05-15A      202.6        228.4        25.8       1.28
       incl.  202.6        213.0        10.4       1.85
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BK-05-15B     190.3        194.3         4.0       1.21
              198.2        210.5        12.3       1.36
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Individual assays, including copper, platinum and palladium, for the intervals are given in appended Table 1.

Delineation hole BK-05-03 intersected a number of significant nickel intervals within disseminated and/or net-textured sulphides over 126 metres. The location of this hole indicates the potential to extend the current Bucko resources to the north and east beyond what was known from previous drilling. The mid-point intersection for the total interval is located at a vertical depth of 450 metres, some 200 metres below and 100 metres south of previously announced hole BK-05-2A (1.32% nickel over 26.5 metres and 0.97% nickel over 24.2 metres - refer to the press release issued March 3, 2005). The interval is also located at the mid-point, some 40 to 70 metres from (and between) historical 1970's vintage Falconbridge drill holes BU-38 (3.11% nickel over 7.0 metres), BU-56 (2.02% nickel over 6.1 metres), M77-09 (1.11% nickel over 1.5 metres) and M77-26A (1.70% nickel over 1.5 metre) along the south limb.

Wedged metallurgical and in-fill holes N-05-12B and N-05-12C intersected 5% to 8% sulphides over 22 metres and 55 metres of 1% to 3% sulphides including 4 metres of more semi-massive and net-textured sulphides, respectively. The original drill hole N-12 gave three separate intersections of 3.29% nickel over 8.3 metres, 2.36% nickel over 7.3 metres and 2.01% nickel over 10.6 metres, respectively; whereas the first wedged diamond drill hole N05-12A (as reported in the press release issued March 3, 2005) intersected two intervals of high-grade nickel mineralization grading 2.23% nickel over 20.3 metres (including 11.06% nickel, 1.39% copper and 1.30 g/t palladium over 3.0 metres) and 1.84% nickel over 12.2 metres (including 2.69% nickel over 8.4 metres).

Wedged metallurgical holes N-05-15A and N-05-15B each intersected 2% to 3% sulphides over 50 metres. The original drill hole N-15 intersected three separate intervals grading 3.70% nickel over 1.4 metres, 2.90% nickel over 5.0 metres and 1.50% nickel over 1.7 metres. N-05-15A is located 20 metres above N-14 (1.72% nickel over 8.8 metres); 50 metres north of N-18 (1.22% nickel over 4.4 metres); 40 metres south of N-20 (1.10% nickel over 4.9 metres); and 50 metres below M77-B (1.54% nickel over 6.34 metres).

A number of assays are pending as part of a 20,000 metre diamond drill campaign on numerous targets across the TNB on several Thompson/Birchtree-type targets. These include:

(1) additional metallurgical and in-fill drill holes on the Bucko Deposit plus step-out (from down-dip and lateral step-out drilling) holes at Bucko; and (2) exploration drill holes in other areas being explored under the Crowflight-Falconbridge partnership on the 440 km2 Thompson Nickel Belt ("TNB") properties. Assays from this drilling are expected to be released over the coming weeks.

Qualified Person/Quality Control Procedures
This press release has been prepared and revised by Mr. Jean Lafleur, P. Geo., Crowflight's VP Exploration, a Qualified Person under the NI 43-101 guidelines, based on data provided by Falconbridge Limited. Fire assays are performed at the ALS-Chemex laboratory in Vancouver on all the samples for Gold and PGE's which undergo an ICP-AES finish and Sodium Peroxide Fusion. All other metals undergo an ICP-AES finish. Standards and blanks are submitted with each sample batch. Falconbridge's Senior Geologist Robert Banville is the project's Qualified Person for the assay database verification and validation (QA/QC program).

Crowflight - The Base Metal Builder
Crowflight Minerals Inc. is a Canadian junior mining exploration and development company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. The company is focused on Nickel, Copper and Platinum Group Mineral projects in the Thompson Nickel Belt ("TNB") and Sudbury Basin. The company currently owns and/or has under option more than 672 km2 of exploration and development properties in Manitoba and Ontario.

In Manitoba, these properties include: (1) the Bucko Deposit where the Company is conducting a feasibility study, and (2) an earn-in option on ten highly prospective properties with Falconbridge Limited, including four within 30 kilometres of the Bucko Deposit (Bowden Lake, Resting Lake, Halfway Lake and Gonlin Lake), and six located 100 kilometres to the north on the TNB Thompson North Project (Burntwood River, Birchtree South, Birchtree North, Airport, Moak Lake and Strong Lake).

In the Sudbury Basin, these properties include: (1) the 100% owned AER Kidd Project adjacent to Inco's Totten Deposit (10.1 million tonnes @ 1.5% Ni, 2% Cu, 4.8 g/t PGE's), (2) the Airport Property (a 50/50 joint venture with Millstream Mines Ltd.) located 4 km south, and on-strike, with Falconbridge's Nickel Rim South Deposit (13.2 million tonnes @ 3.5% Cu, 1.7% Ni, 0.8 g/t Au, 4.1 g/t PGE's), (3) the optioned (100% earn-in) Mystery Offset Dyke Property and (4) the 100% owned Peter's Roost Property.

Statements in this release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Readers are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and that actual developments or results may vary materially from those in these "forward-looking statements.

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


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Tom Atkins, President and CEO
(416) 861-5906
                                   Table 1
Detailed Assay Results from the Bucko Deposit, Thompson Nickel Belt,
2005 Diamond Drill Holes BK-05-03, N-05-12B, N-05-12C, N-05-15A and
N-05-15B
                       Drill Hole 
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                         Collar
                         Azimuth/    Core
           From    To   Inclination Length  Pt    Pd      Cu      Ni
Hole #      (m)    (m)   (degrees)  (m)   (ppm) (ppm)     (%)    (%)
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BK-05-03   560.4  561.3  236 / 66   0.9   0.06  0.15      0.10   1.62
           561.3  562.3             1.0   0.31  0.32      0.08   1.75
           562.3  562.5             0.2   0.60  0.36      0.12  12.60
           562.5  564.0             1.5   0.70  4,630.00  0.02   0.37
           564.0  565.5             1.5   0.02  0.03      0.04   0.60
           565.5  566.3             0.8   0.03  0.09      0.05   0.68
           566.3  567.0             0.7   0.04  0.10      0.06   1,27
           567.0  568.2             1.2   0.14  0.27      0.06   1.63
           568.1  568.8             0.7   0.18  0.33      0.22   0.61
           568.8  569.1             0.3   0.07  0.31      0.16   1.80
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BK-05-12B  298.0  298.8  233 / 58   0.8   0.39  1.12      0.25   7.59
           298.8  300.2             1.4   0.08  0.19      0.13   1.30
           300.2  301.6             1.4   0.12  0.16      0.06   0.97
           301.6  303.0             1.4   0.01  0.03      0.01   0.16
           303.0  303.9             0.9   0.01  0.02      0.01   0.14
           303.9  304.9             1.0   0.06  0.14      0.06   0.88
           304.9  305.9             1.0   0.04  0.08      0.04   0.56
           305.9  306.7             0.8   0.03  0.14      0.02   0.82
           306.7  308.0             1.3   0.04  0.08      0.02   0.58
           308.0  309.0             1.0   0.07  0.13      0.03   0.77
           309.0  310.0             1.0   0.08  0.19      0.06   0.99
           310.0  310.6             0.6   0.11  0.16      0.09   0.43
           310.6  312.0             1.4   0.05  0.10      0.05   0.65
           312.0  312.7             0.7   0.04  0.07      0.05   0.64
           312.7  313.8             1.1   0.07  0.09      0.06   0.79
           313.8  314.8             1.0   0.19  0.49      0.33   2.09
           314.8  316.0             1.2   0.10  0.43      0.15   1.91
           316.0  316.4             0.4   0.02  0.04      0.06   0.21
           316.4  317.9             1.0   0.08  0.32      0.57   1.40
           317.9  319.4             1.5   0.08  0.10      0.06   0.78
           319.4  320.4             1.0   0.08  0.22      0.14   0.90
           320.4  321.5             1.1   0.22  0.44      0.26   1.45
           321.5  322.4             0.9   0.09  0.18      0.11   1.46
           322.4  323.5             1.1   0.05  0.15      0.03   0.92
           323.5  325.0             1.5   0.09  0.14      0.07   0.78
           325.0  326.0             1.0   0.06  0.13      0.05   0.97
           336.0  336.9             0.9   0.03  0.13      0.03   0.64
           336.9  338.0             1.1   0.23  0.69      0.12   3,01
           338.0  338.6             0.6   0.15  0.15      0.37   0.95
           338.6  340.0             1.4   0.16  0.31      0.19   1.76
           340.0  341.5             1.5   0.12  0.28      0.12   1.63
           341.5  342.8             1.3   0.22  0.39      0.04   1.71
           342.8  343.8             1.0   0.06  0.13      0.04   1.04
           343.8  345.0             1.2   0.08  0.19      0.04   0.99
           345.0  346.5             1.5   0.06  0.13      0.03   0.78
           346.5  347.2             0.7   0.13  0.16      0.03   0.85
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N-05-12C   312.5  313.4  233 / 58   0.1   0.08  0.11      0.06   0.93
           313.4  314.3             0.9   0.06  0.24      0.05   1.49
           314.3  315.2             0.9   0.55  0.23      0.36   0.76
           315.2  316.1             0.9   0.21  0.20      0.11   3.18
           316,1  316.6             0.5   0.16  0.51      0.07   6.13
           316.6  317.6             1.0   0.19  0.50      0.32   4.22
           317.6  319.0             1.4   0.04  0.08      0.07   0.59
           319.0  319.6             0.6   0.35  1.12      0.46   4.63
           319.6  320.0             0.4   0.04  0.09      0.09   0.77
           320.0  320.6             0.6   0.10  0.18      0.28   1.64
           320.6  322.0             1.4   0.08  0.22      0.12   1.39
           322.0  322.9             0.9   0.05  0.08      0.05   0.79
           322.9  323.5             0.6   0.06  0.10      0.01   0.73
           323.5  324.5             1.0   0.10  0.19      0.06   0.98
           324.5  325.5             1.0   0.18  0.31      0.06   2.17
           325.5  326.5             1.0   0.14  0.41      0.07   2.15
           326.5  327.7             1.2   0.07  0.15      0.08   1.09
           327.7  329.0             1.3   0.06  0.08      0.04   0.65
           329.0  330.1             1.1   0.07  0.13      0.03   0.49
           330.1  331.5             1.4   0.04  0.06      0.03   0.57
           331.5  333.5             2.0   0.03  0.06      0.03   0.55
           333.5  334.3             0.8   0.02  0.06      0.03   0.60
           334.3  335.8             1.5   0.01  0.04      0.01   0.12
           335.8  336.4             0.6   0.10  0.13      0.10   0.78
           336.4  336.9             0.5   0.22  1.08      0.04   5.40
           336.9  338.1             1.2   0.04  0.07      0,02   0.20
           338.1  339.5             1.4   0.08  0.25      0.13   1.41
           339.5  341.0             1.5   0.14  0.27      0.13   1.31
           341.0  342.5             1.5   0.14  0.18      0.06   1.20
           342.5  344.0             1.5   0.11  0.15      0.21   0.87
           344.0  345.6             1.6   0.07  0.18      0.09   0.92
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N-05-15A   202.6  203.8  229 / 45   1.2   0.11  0.28      0.06   0.92
           203.8  204.3             0.5   0.50  0.07      0.07   0.28
           204.3  204.7             0.4   0.62  0.68      0.29   6.42
           204.7  206.0             1.3   0.09  0.13      0.04   0.75
           206.0  206.5             0.6   0.09  0.16      0.04   1.01
           206.5  207.9             1.4   0.09  0.67      0.11   5.09
           207.9  209.0             1.1   0.10  0.50      0.08   2.48
           209.0  210.5             1.5   0.05  0.11      0.11   0.67
           210.5  212.0             1.5   0.04  0.14      0.05   1.30
           212.0  213.0             1.0   0.06  0.12      0.03   1.01
           213.0  214.0             1.0   0.05  0.13      0.06   0.89
           214.0  214.6             0.6   0.04  0.08      0.02   0.49
           214.6  215.2             0.6   0.00  0.01      0.01   0.04
           215.2  216.4             1.2   0.16  0.30      0.07   1.04
           216.4  217.5             1.1   0.12  0.23      0.05   0.87
           217.5  219.0             1.5   0.05  0.09      0.04   0.60
           219.0  220.5             1.5   0.05  0.12      0.05   0.73
           220.5  221.6             1.1   0.19  0.31      0.07   0.93
           221.6  223.0             1.4   0.21  0.62      0.13   2.16
           223.0  224.0             1.0   0.16  0.41      0.13   1.71
           224.0  225.0             1.0   0.19  0.54      0.07   1.57
           225.0  225.8             0.8   0.03  0.13      0.03   0.53
           225.8  227.3             1.5   0.23  0.37      0.12   1.59
           227.3  228.4             1.2   0.10  0.22      0.06   1.08
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N-05-15B   190.3  191.4  229 / 45   1.1   0.03  0.06      0.26   0.34
           191.4  192.4             1.0   0.09  0.19      0.16   2.24
           192.4  193.6             1.2   0.11  0.33      0.22   1.55
           193.6  194.3             0.7   0.08  0.10      0.14   0.51
           198.2  199.0             0.8   0.08  0.15      0.20   1.08
           199.0  199.9             0.9   0.01  0.03      0.24   0.38
           199.9  200.9             1.0   0.23  0.41      0.15   2.16
           200.9  202.1             1.2   0.25  0.49      0.12   2.52
           202.1  203.5             1.4   0.05  0.08      0.16   0.70
           203.5  204.5             1.0   0.66  0.54      0.05   1.92
           204.5  205.3             0.8   0.25  0.17      0.02   0.77
           205.3  205.8             0.5   0.07  0.10      0.23   0.75
           205.8  207.0             1.2   0.06  0.15      0.20   0.71
           207.0  208.5             1.5   0.07  0.13      0.20   0.73
           208.5  209.5             1.0   0.13  0.30      0.17   2.48
           209.5  210.5             1.0   0.06  0.32      0.16   2.01
 
 

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