Premier Gold Announces the Results of its 2017 Meeting of Shareholders

Shares Issued: 201,530,687  

THUNDER BAY, ON, June 23, 2017 /CNW/ - PREMIER GOLD MINES LIMITED (TSX:PG) is pleased to announce the results of its 2017 annual meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting") held in Toronto, Ontario on June 22, 2017.

At the Meeting, all director nominees listed in the Company's management information circular dated May 23, 2017 were elected as directors of the Company on a vote held by ballot. The results of the ballot were as follows: 

Director

Vote type

Number of Votes

Percentage of Votes

John Begeman

For

Withheld

112,603,009

692,827

99.39%

0.61%

Ewan Downie

For

Withheld

113,192,314

103,522

99.91%

0.09%

Claude Lemasson

For

Withheld

111,573,423

1,722,413

98.48%

1.52%

Ron Little

For

Withheld

113,160,550

135,286

99.88%

0.12%

Anthony Makuch

For

Withheld

94,629,834

18,666,002

83.52%

16.48%

John Seaman

For

Withheld

113,061,417

234,419

99.79%

0.21%

Michael Vitton

For

Withheld

113,147,257

148,579

99.87%

0.13%

 

In addition, at the Meeting, shareholders reappointed Grant Thornton LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants as the Company's auditors.

The formal report on voting results with respect to all matters voted upon at the Meeting will be filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

Premier Gold Mines Limited is a gold-producer and respected exploration and development company with a high-quality pipeline of precious metal projects in proven, accessible and safe mining jurisdictions in Canada, the United States, and Mexico.

The statements made in this Press Release may contain forward-looking statements that may involve a number of risks and uncertainties.  Actual events or results could differ materially from the Company's expectations and projections.

SOURCE Premier Gold Mines Limited

For further information: Ewan Downie, President & CEO, Phone: 807-346-1390, Fax: 807-346-1381, e-mail: Info@premiergoldmines.com, Web Site: www.premiergoldmines.com

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