Premier Gold Announces the Results of Its 2013 Meeting of Shareholders

TORONTO, Ontario, June 28, 2013 - PREMIER GOLD MINES LIMITED (TSX:PG) is pleased to announce the results of its 2013 annual and special meeting of shareholders (the “Meeting”) held in Toronto, Ontario on June 27, 2013.

At the Meeting, all director nominees listed in the Company’s management information circular dated May 22, 2013 were elected as directors of the Company. The detailed results of the management proxy votes received were as follows:

Director Vote type Number of Votes Percentage of Votes
John Begeman For 71,656,344 84.34%
Withheld 13,303,153 15.66%
Jean-Pierre Colin For 71,572,810 84.24%
Withheld 13,386,687 15.76%
Ewan Downie For 84,519,659 99.48%
Withheld 439,838 0.52%
Henry Knowles For 71,576,749 84.25%
Withheld 13,382,748 15.75%
Claude Lemasson For 84,393,620 99.33%
Withheld 565,877 0.67%
Eberhard Scherkus For 83,996,610 98.87%
Withheld 962,887 1.13%
John Seaman For 69,947,909 82.33%
Withheld 15,011,588 17.67%


In addition, at the Meeting, shareholders reappointed Grant Thornton LLP, Chartered Accountants, as auditors of the Company, approved the unallocated rights, options or other entitlements under the share option plan and confirmed the amendment to the Company’s By-Law No. 1 to add an advance notice requirement for nominations of directors by shareholders in certain circumstances.

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


Premier Gold Mines Limited is one of North America’s leading exploration companies with a high-quality pipeline of projects focused in proven, safe and accessible mining jurisdictions in Canada and the United States. The Company is fully financed and its property portfolio includes significant assets in world class gold mining districts such as Red Lake and Geraldton in Ontario and the Battle Mountain Trend in Nevada.