Westhaven Appoints Ed Balon As A Technical Advisor And Grants Stock Options

Vancouver, B.C. - December 4th, 2012 - Westhaven Ventures Inc. (TSX-V:WHN) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Ed Balon as a technical advisor. Mr. Balon brings over 40 years of geological experience to Westhaven.

“We are pleased that Mr. Balon has joined our team as a technical advisor. Ed’s experience in British Columbia, and in particular the Spences Bridge Gold Belt, is unparalleled and we value his opinion greatly. We look forward to Ed’s expertise as we advance both our Shovelnose gold project and Ben gold project.” stated Gren Thomas, CEO and Director.

E.A. (Ed) Balon, P.Geo.

Throughout his career, Ed Balon has co-discovered several important deposits. Some of these include Gayna River zinc-lead, Northwest Territories; Logan zinc-silver-tin, Yukon Territory; Midway (Silvertip) silver-lead-zinc, northern British Columbia; and the Elk/Siwash high grade gold veins in southern British Columbia. Mr. Balon is widely recognized for identifying the Spences Bridge epithermal gold belt in southern British Columbia, where Westhaven’s Shovelnose gold project is located.

Mr. Balon graduated with a Diploma in Mining Engineering Technology from Northern College-Haileybury School of Mines, Ontario in 1970. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC).

Stock Options

Westhaven, pursuant to its incentive stock option plan, has granted 175,000 stock options to consultants of the company. The stock options are exercisable into common shares at a price of $0.20 per common share for a term of five years from the date of grant and are subject to regulatory approval.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

"Gareth Thomas"

Gareth Thomas, Director

About Westhaven Ventures Inc.

Westhaven Ventures Inc. is a Canadian based exploration company focused on the acquisition and exploration of prospective resource properties. Westhaven is focused on advancing its Shovelnose gold and BEN projects in British Columbia. Westhaven trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the ticker symbol WHN. For further information, please contact Gareth Thomas at 604-681-5558 or Shaun Pollard at 604-681-5521 or visit Westhaven’s website at www.westhavenventures.com

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 release.

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