Premier Gold Announces the Results of its 2015 Meeting of Shareholders

PREMIER GOLD MINES LIMITED (TSX:PG) is pleased to announce the results of its 2015 annual and special meeting of shareholders (the “Meeting”) held in Toronto, Ontario on June 25, 2015.

At the Meeting, all director nominees listed in the Company’s management information circular dated May 19, 2015 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 80,658,970 96.58%
Withheld 2,852,710 3.42%
Ewan Downie For 83,311,267 99.76%
Withheld 200,413 0.24%
Henry Knowles For 83,370,164 99.83%
Withheld 141,516 0.17%
Claude Lemasson For
John Seaman For 60,078,557 71.94%
Withheld 23,433,123 28.06%
Michael Vitton For 83,296,266 99.74%
Withheld 215,414 0.26%

In addition, at the Meeting, shareholders reappointed Grant Thornton LLP, Chartered Accountants, as auditors of the Company, approved a restricted share unit plan for the Company, and an amendment to the share purchase plan of the Company to reduce the number of common shares of the Company reserved for issue thereunder to 500,000 common shares of the Company, and approved a deferred share unit plan for the Company.

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 and development companies with a high-quality pipeline of gold projects focused in proven, safe and accessible mining jurisdictions in Canada and the United States. The Company is well financed with a portfolio of advanced-stage assets in world class gold mining districts such as Red Lake and Geraldton in Ontario and the most prolific gold trends in Nevada.