Premier Gold Announces the Results of its 2016 Meeting of Shareholders

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PREMIER GOLD MINES LIMITED (TSX:PG) is pleased to announce the results of its 2016 annual and special meeting of shareholders (the “Meeting”) held in Toronto, Ontario on June 23, 2016.

At the Meeting, all director nominees listed in the Company’s management information circular dated May 17, 2016 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 108,717,308 99.28%
Withheld 791,605 0.72%
Ewan Downie For 109,267,247 99.78%
Withheld 241,666 0.22%
Claude Lemasson For 109,187,447 99.71%
Withheld 321,466 0.29%
Ronald Little For 108,817,072 99.37%
Withheld 691,841 0.63%
Anthony Makuch For 109,269,275 99.78%
Withheld 239,638 0.22%
John Seaman For 87,011,631 79.45%
Withheld 22,497,282 20.55%
Michael Vitton For 109,176,826 99.70%
Withheld 332,087 0.30%

In addition, at the Meeting, shareholders reappointed Grant Thornton LLP, Chartered Accountants, as auditors of the Company, approved the unallocated options under the Company’s share option plan and approved certain amendments to the Company’s share incentive plan.

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 projects focused in proven, safe and accessible mining jurisdictions in Canada and the United States that includes world class gold mining districts such as Red Lake and Geraldton in Ontario and the Carlin and Eureka-Battle Mountain Trends in Nevada. The Company is on track for initial gold production from its South Arturo joint venture in Nevada Q3 2016 and expects to end the year with approximately $100M.