Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - June 17, 2021) - Pacific Empire Minerals Corp. (TSXV: PEMC) (OTCQB: PEMSF) ("Pacific Empire", "PEMC" or the "Company"), a British Columbia copper explorer, is pleased to announce that it has staked an additional 5,253 hectares, significantly expanding its flagship Jean Marie Project ("Jean Marie" or the "Project"). The additional ground covers prospective buried intrusions, contacts, and structures that were identified in the regional magnetic survey data. Jean Marie is a copper-gold-silver-molybdenum porphyry project located 50 kilometres west of Centerra Gold Inc.'s Mt. Milligan copper-gold mine in central British Columbia. The Jean Marie Project now covers a total area of approximately 12,610 hectares, with multiple unbounded mineralized zones defined by drilling of up to 244 metres of 0.28% copper (J97-11), and 192 metres of 0.29% Copper (J95-2 see previous news release) as well as multiple recently identified targets across the entire project.