Altair Ventures Incorporated Completes Shares for Debt Transaction

Vancouver, BC – April 22, 2010 – Altair Ventures Incorporated (the “Company”) (TSX-V: AVX) announces that, further to its news release of February 23, 2010, it has issued a total of 1,117,866 common shares in its capital at a deemed price of $0.15 per share to settle outstanding debt totaling $167,680. The hold period on the shares expires on August 13, 2010.

For further information please contact Fayyaz Alimohamed at (604) 641-1305, by fax to (604) 688-8309 or by e-mail to [email protected].

Altair Ventures Incorporated

“Fayyaz Alimohamed”

Fayyaz Alimohamed, President & CEO