Callinex Announces Key Appointments to Management Team

VANCOUVER, April 27, 2017 /CNW/ - Callinex Mines Inc. (the "Company" or "Callinex") (TSX-V: CNX; OTCQX: CLLXF) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Jordan Butler as Vice President, Corporate Development and Matthew Anderson as Chief Financial Officer effective May 1, 2017.

Max Porterfield, President and CEO, stated, "Mr. Butler has been an important member of the Callinex team as we've aggressively pursued and closed on acquisition opportunities that fit our focus to explore for high-grade base and precious metals rich deposits within proximity to infrastructure. Additionally, we are looking forward to contributions from Mr. Anderson as we advance the company's growth strategy forward."

Mr. Butler has significant experience in identifying, evaluating and valuing assets within the mineral resource sector. Previously, he provided asset and equity valuations on completed transactions and regularly conducts analysis on acquisition targets and existing holdings within the Company's project portfolio. Prior to joining Calinex in October 2014, he served in various capacities including Investor Relations, Analyst and Corporate Development with companies including Uranium Energy Corp., Golden Predator Mining Corp. and Till Capital Ltd. Mr. Butler holds a Masters of Business Administration from Vancouver Island University and a Master of Science in International Business from the University of Hertfordshire.

Mr. Anderson has significant experience in financial and accounting related functions for natural resource issuers. He serves as a Senior Consultant with Malaspina Consultants Inc., a private company that provides accounting and administrative infrastructure to junior public companies. He serves or has served as CFO of I-Minerals Inc. as well as several other junior public companies such as Wolfpack Gold Corp., Search Minerals Inc., Tigris Uranium Corp. and Explorator Resources Inc. Mr. Anderson holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University and he is a Certified Professional Accountant.

Callinex also wishes to thank Ms. Rebecca Moriarty, who will be stepping down from her current position of Chief Financial Officer on May 1, 2017, for her service to Callinex.

About Callinex Mines Inc.

Callinex Mines Inc. is focused on discovering and developing zinc and copper rich mines within prolific Canadian VMS mining jurisdictions. The Company is actively exploring its Pine Bay Project, located in the Flin Flon mining district of Manitoba, which hosts significant historic VMS deposits that are within close proximity to a processing facility. The larger project portfolio hosts three significant zinc rich mineral resources including the Point Leamington, Nash Creek and Superjack Projects located in Eastern Canada.

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.

Some statements in this news release contain forward-looking information. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to future expenditures. These statements address future events and conditions and, as such, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the statements. Such factors include, among others, the ability to complete the proposed drill program and the timing and amount of expenditures. Except as required under applicable securities laws, Callinex does not assume the obligation to update any forward-looking statement.

SOURCE Callinex Mines Inc.

For further information: Callinex Mines Inc., Max Porterfield, President and Chief Executive Officer, Phone: (604) 605-0885, E-mail: info@callinex.ca

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