Certification of interim filings - full certificate
I, Bradford J. Cooke, Chief Executive Officer of Canarc Resource Corp. , certify the following:
Review: I have reviewed the interim financial statements and interim MD&A (together, the “interim
filings”) of Canarc Resource Corp. (the “issuer”) for the interim period ended March 31, 2010 .
No misrepresentations: Based on my knowledge, having exercised reasonable diligence, the interim
filings do not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact required to be
stated or that is necessary to make a statement not misleading in light of the circumstances under which it
was made, with respect to the period covered by the interim filings.
Fair presentation: Based on my knowledge, having exercised reasonable diligence, the interim financial
statements together with the other financial information included in the interim filings fairly present in all
material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the issuer, as of the date of
and for the periods presented in the interim filings.
Responsibility: The issuer’s other certifying officer(s) and I are responsible for establishing and
maintaining disclosure controls and procedures (DC&P) and internal control over financial reporting
(ICFR), as those terms are defined in National Instrument 52-109 Certification of Disclosure in Issuers’
Annual and Interim Filings, for the issuer.
Design: Subject to the limitations, if any, described in paragraphs 5.2 and 5.3, the issuer’s other certifying
officer(s) and I have, as at the end of the period covered by the interim filings
designed DC&P, or caused it to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable
material information relating to the issuer is made known to us by others, particularly during
the period in which the interim filings are being prepared; and
information required to be disclosed by the issuer in it