TSX: KOR OTCQX: CORVF
VANCOUVER, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Corvus Gold Inc. ("Corvus" or the "Company") - (TSX: KOR, OTCQX: CORVF) announces that Catherine Gignac, ICD.D, has been elected Chair of the Board following the Company's Annual General Meeting held on October 9, 2014. Ms. Gignac's extensive experience with corporate and project value analysis, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets should be of tremendous value to Corvus as its progresses down the path of building shareholder value through exploration drilling, project advancement and economic optimization.
Ms. Gignac has worked as an independent consultant and corporate director for three years and is a graduate of the ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program. She has held the position of Mining Analyst and Managing Director with NCP Northland Capital Partners, Wellington West Capital Markets and several small brokerage firms. Ms. Gignac has also held positions with several leading Canadian brokerage firms including UBS Securities, RBC Capital Markets and Merrill Lynch Canada. Ms. Gignac has covered the mining and minerals sector including large to small cap, precious and base metal mining companies for over 25 years. She has been a frequent chairperson and speaker at industry conferences. She received an Honors B.Sc. in Geology from McMaster University and spent her early years as an exploration geologist with Barrick Gold Corporation. She is a member and has served as President of the Mineral Resources Analyst Group, is a member of the CFA Institute, the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, and sits on the Canadian Securities Administrators' Mining Technical Advisory and Monitoring Committee.
2014 Annual General Meeting Results
At the 2014 AGM held October 9th in Vancouver, British Columbia, all motions put forward were approved with shareholder support. The following individuals were re-elected as directors of the Company: Steven Aaker, Anton Drescher, Catherine Gignac, Edward Yarrow, Rowland Perkins and the Company's CEO, Jeffrey Pontius. Mackay LLP, Chartered Accountants were re-appointed as auditors of the Company for the fiscal year ending May 31, 2015.
Details of the proxy voting on all resolutions submitted to the shareholders at the 2014 AGM, is contained in the "Report of Voting Results" for the AGM which is available under the Company's profile on SEDAR, on the Company's website, in the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K as filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission available under the Company's profile on EDGAR or upon request by contacting the Company's Corporate Secretary at (604) 638-3246.
Jeffrey Pontius, Chief Executive Officer, stated: "Corvus is fortunate to have Catherine in the leadership position on our board which will help position us to enhance our ability to continue to build shareholder value. Her extensive merger and acquisition experience will be of considerable value as Corvus advances its North Bullfrog project to the next critical phase. Additionally Corvus continues to be appreciative of the very strong show of shareholder support shown in the overwhelmingly positive response at our annual general meeting."
About Corvus Gold Inc.
Corvus Gold Inc. is a North American gold exploration company, which is focused on advancing its 100% controlled Nevada, North Bullfrog project towards a potential development decision. In addition, the Company controls a number of other North American exploration properties representing a spectrum of gold, silver and copper projects.
On behalf of
Corvus Gold Inc.
(signed) Jeffrey A. Pontius
Jeffrey A. Pontius,
Chief Executive Officer
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements and forward-looking information (collectively, "forward-looking statements") within the meaning of applicable Canadian and US securities legislation. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein including, without limitation, statements regarding the anticipated content, commencement and cost of exploration programs, including completing the Phase One drilling program and commencement of the Phase Two drilling program, anticipated exploration program results, including timing and results of future assays, the discovery and delineation of mineral deposits/resources/reserves, the potential to develop multiple Yellowjacket style high-grade zones, the potential to discover additional high grade veins or additional deposits, the potential to expand the existing estimated resource at the North Bullfrog project, including the timing and completion of the PEA, the potential for any mining or production at North Bullfrog, Ms. Gignac's future contributions to the company and growing shareholder value, business and financing plans and business trends, are forward-looking statements. Information concerning mineral resource estimates may be deemed to be forward-looking statements in that it reflects a prediction of the mineralization that would be encountered if a mineral deposit were developed and mined. Although the Company believes that such statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by words such as: believe, expect, anticipate, intend, estimate, postulate and similar expressions, or are those, which, by their nature, refer to future events. The Company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements by the Company are not guarantees of future results or performance, and that actual results may differ materially from those in forward looking statements as a result of various factors, including, but not limited to, variations in the nature, quality and quantity of any mineral deposits that may be located, variations in the market price of any mineral products the Company may produce or plan to produce, the Company's inability to obtain any necessary permits, consents or authorizations required for its activities, the Company's inability to produce minerals from its properties successfully or profitably, to continue its projected growth, to raise the necessary capital or to be fully able to implement its business strategies, and other risks and uncertainties disclosed in the Company's 2013 Annual Information Form and latest interim Management Discussion and Analysis filed with certain securities commissions in Canada. All of the Company's Canadian public disclosure filings may be accessed via www.sedar.com and readers are urged to review these materials, including the technical reports filed with respect to the Company's mineral properties.
This press release is not, and is not to be construed in any way as, an offer to buy or sell securities in the United States.
SOURCE: Corvus Gold Inc.
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