CanAlaska Acquires Patterson Claims

Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX): CVV 
VANCOUVER, Jan. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSX - CVV) 
("CanAlaska" or the "Company") is pleased to announce its acquisition of three 
claim groups, totalling 6,687 ha, located in the Patterson Lake area of the 
western Athabasca basin, Saskatchewan. The claims were competitively staked 
on the first day of Saskatchewan's new map-based claim staking in December 
2012, and are shown in the attached figure. The Company is reviewing plans 
for exploration and is currently looking for a Joint Venture partner to 
participate with exploration in this area, where there have been recent 
uranium discoveries at shallow depths. 
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CanAlaska has also finalized maintenance budgets on the Joint Ventured Cree 
East and West McArthur projects. The Company is actively marketing a 
participating interest in these projects through KPMG Transaction Advisory 
Services, Hong Kong. 
President Peter Dasler invites shareholders and participants at the Cambridge 
House Investment conference in Vancouver on January 20 and 21 are invited to 
visit the Company at booth 1314, and to participate at the Company's corporate 
presentation to be held at Workshop 1 (Critical Metals) at 4.10pmSunday, 
January 20, 2013 to hear and discuss details of the Company's activities. 
About CanAlaska Uranium 
2004 has undertaken uranium exploration on multiple uranium projects in 
Canada's Athabasca Basin -- the "Saudi Arabia of Uranium". The Company has 
major international joint venture partners and is concentrating its activities 
on these most advanced projects. 
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On behalf of the Board of Directors 
Peter Dasler, M.Sc., P.Geo., President & CEO, 
CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. 
The TSX has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy 
or accuracy of this release: CUSIP# 13708P 10 2. This news release contains 
certain "Forward-Looking Statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the 
United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements, 
other than statements of historical fact, included herein are forward-looking 
statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. See 
for full information on our Forward-Looking Statements There can be no 
assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results 
and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such 
statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ 
materially from the Company's expectations are disclosed in the Company's 
documents filed from time to time with the British Columbia Securities 
Commission and the United States Securities & Exchange Commission. 
Peter Dasler, President and CEO. Tel: +1.604.688.3211 
SOURCE: CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. 
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