VANCOUVER, May 19 /CNW/ - If you are a registered shareholder of
StrataGold Corporation, or if your shares are held on your behalf by your
brokerage firm, you should have received, by now, a package containing an
Management Information Circular and Proxy form from StrataGold Corporation. If
not, please contact us or your broker immediately.
As set out in the Management Information Circular, the Board of
StrataGold Corporation has unanimously recommended that Shareholders vote in
favor of the proposed Plan of Arrangement involving StrataGold Corporation and
Victoria Gold Corp.
Please return your completed Proxy form to us as soon as possible as
Proxies must be received no later than 10:00 a.m. (10:00 hours), Pacific
Daylight Time, on Friday, May 22nd, 2009.
You have several options for returning your Proxy form, and the SIMPLEST,
EASIEST, QUICKEST way is online via the INTERNET or by phone.
IF YOU HAVE A HOLDER ID AND HOLDER CODE ON THE FACE OF THE PROXY OR
VOTING INSTRUCTION FORM ("VIF"), YOU ARE ALTERNATIVELY ABLE TO VOTE BY
INTERNET OR BY TELEPHONE:
PHONE 1-866-732-VOTE (1-866-732-8683) Toll Free
You can also simply fax your Proxy form to us at (604) 682-5232 or mail
to us at:
2550-1066 West Hastings Street
A final option is to submit your Proxy form directly to our trust agent,
Computershare Investor Services, 2nd Floor, 510 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC,
V6C 3B9 or Computershare Investor Services, Proxy Tabulation Department, 9th
Floor, 100 University Ave, Toronto, ON, M5J 2Y1. Their fax numbers are
604-661-9401 and 1-866-249-7775 respectively.
Please note that in order for a Proxy to be accepted, it MUST be in the
name of and be signed by the registered shareholder.
If you have any questions in this regard or require additional
information, please do not hesitate to contact Vanessa Pickering, Manager
Investor Communications at (604) 696-6601.
Thank you for your support of this important management initiative. We
will look forward to receiving your Proxy form.
About StrataGold Corporation
StrataGold is a TSX Exchange listed mineral exploration company.
StrataGold's main projects are the Eagle Zone Deposit and the Mar-Tungsten
Deposit located in central Yukon, and the Tassawini Deposit and the BRL
Venture located in Guyana. On February 11, 2009, StrataGold and Victoria Gold
Corp. and their respective boards of directors announced an approved letter of
agreement in respect of a proposed friendly transaction to combine the
companies through an all share transaction.
About Victoria Gold Corporation
Victoria aims to be a high growth, lower risk company focused on gold.
Victoria's strategy is to add value per share through efficient exploration,
project development, accretive acquisitions and effective marketing.
Maintaining a low risk profile through project diversification, sound
financial management and operating in secure jurisdictions are key priorities
for Victoria's management team.
Statement Regarding Forward Looking Statements
This news release of StrataGold Corporation (the "Company") contains
statements that constitute "forward-looking statements." Such forward-looking
statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors
that may cause our actual results, performance or achievements, or
developments in our industry, to differ materially from the anticipated
results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such
forward-looking statements. Forward looking statements are statements that are
not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the
words "expects," "aims," "plans," "anticipates," "believes," "intends,"
"estimates," "projects," "potential" and similar expressions, or that events
or conditions "will," "would," "may," "could" or "should" occur.
Forward-looking statements in this document include statements regarding: the
Company's expectations that the meeting of shareholders will be held on May
26, 2009, and that the Transaction will be completed. There can be no
assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate. Actual results and
future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such
statements, and readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these
forward-looking statements that speak only as of their respective dates.
Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from
the Company's expectations include either Victoria or StrataGold exercising
its rights to terminate the Arrangement Agreement, pursuant to the terms of
such agreement. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates
and opinions of the Company's management on the date the statements are made.
Except as expressly required by applicable securities laws, the Company
undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements in the
event that management's beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors,
For further information:
For further information: Terry Tucker, President and CEO, Vanessa
Pickering, Manager, Investor Communications, StrataGold Corporation, Tel:
(604) 696-6601, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Website: www.stratagold.com