A majority of Monarques shareholders vote in favour of the Directors nominated by the Corporation


MONTREAL, Jan. 25, 2017 /CNW/ - MONARQUES GOLD CORPORATION ("Monarques" or the "Corporation") (TSX-V: MQR) (FRANKFURT: MR7) is pleased to announce that at the Monarques Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders held on January 25, 2017, in Montreal (the "Meeting"), shareholders voted a majority of shares for the election of directors nominated in the proxy circular filed by the Corporation on December 28, 2016, namely Jean-Marc Lacoste, Michel Baril, Guy Bourassa, Michel Bouchard and Christian Pichette.

The scrutineers' report by Computershare Investor Services Inc. confirmed that 100 shareholders and/or proxyholders were present at the Meeting, for 73,649,352 common shares represented personally or by proxy, or 57.14% of the issued and outstanding common shares of Monarques. The scrutineers' report confirmed that a quorum was present and that the Meeting was duly constituted.

Of the 73,649,352 common shares voted, 100% voted in favour of the election of directors, and 99.93% were voted in favour of the appointment of KPMG LLP as external auditor.


Monarques Gold is a growing junior gold company focused on becoming the leading explorer and developer of gold properties in the Val-d'Or/Abitibi gold camp in Quebec, Canada. The Corporation currently has approximately 200 km² of gold exploration properties (see map) along the Cadillac Break; plus its main asset, the Croinor Gold mine, which has great potential to become a producing mine. Monarques Gold is well financed and has close to $9 million in credits from Quebec's Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources.

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SOURCE Monarques Gold Corporation

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For further information: Jean-Marc Lacoste, President and CEO, 1-888-994-4465 x 201, jm.lacoste@monarquesgold.com, www.monarquesgold.com; Adam Buchanan, Director, Corporate Development, 1-604-401-2539, a.buchanan@monarquesgold.com, www.monarquesgold.com

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