Intact Gold announces forward split by way of share dividend

VANCOUVER, April 12, 2016 /CNW/ - Intact Gold Corp. (TSX-V: ITG) (FSE: 1A5) (the "Company" or "Intact Gold"), is pleased to announce that, at the opening of the market on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, its common shares (the "Shares") will be split on a 1 old for 2 new basis (the "Split").  The Split will be affected by way of a share dividend.

As a result of the Split, the number of issued and outstanding Shares will increase from 18,218,461 Shares to 36,436,922 Shares.  The record date (the "Record Date") for the Split is as of the close of business on April 15, 2016.  Computershare, the Company's transfer agent, will mail certificates directly to each holder of record on the Record Date.

The CUSIP number and trading symbol shall remain the same.

The Company anticipates the share split will make Intact Gold's stock more accessible to investors and enhance liquidity for shareholders.


Per:  Anthony Jackson, President and CEO

Disclaimer for Forward-Looking Information

Except for statements of historical fact, this news release contains certain "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable securities law. Forward-looking information is frequently characterized by words such as "plan", "expect", "project", "intend", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate" and other similar words, or statements that certain events or conditions "may" occur. Forward-looking information in this press release includes, but is not limited to, statements regarding expectations of management regarding the acquisition of the Property. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking information are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Such forward-looking information is subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, performance or developments to differ materially from those contained in the statements including, without limitation, the risks that the Company may not have the funds necessary to make its payments pursuant to the Agreement, that the TSX-V may not approve the transaction, and other factors beyond the control of the Company. Except as required by law, the Company expressly disclaims any obligation, and does not intend, to update any forward-looking information in this news release.

Neither 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.

SOURCE Intact Gold Corporation

For further information: please contact the Company at 604-283-1722.

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