Montreal, Quebec - November 14th, 2013: AURVISTA GOLD CORP. ("Aurvista" or the "Company") (TSX-V:AVA.V - News) is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert A. Mitchell B.Comm., CA, to the Board of Directors.
Mr. Mitchell is an experienced corporate director and a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and has been a member of three audit committees, two of which he currently chairs. Mr. Mitchell, a retired partner of Ernst and Young LLP., has over forty years of financial experience and is well versed in International Financial Reporting Standards and CEO/CFO certification of the effectiveness of disclosure controls and procedures.
Mr. Mitchell will also be joining the Audit Committee of Aurvista Gold. Mr. Mitchell is currently a Director, acting Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Orvana Minerals Corp. as well as Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Home Capital Group Inc.
"Bob brings a tremendous amount of experience to both the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee of Aurvista. We look forward to working closely with Mr. Mitchell and his experience and input will be a valuable asset to the company." stated Rick Adams, President and CEO of Aurvista.
About Aurvista Gold
Aurvista Gold Corporation is a junior gold exploration and development company. Aurvista's principal asset is the Douay Gold Project, consisting of 221 wholly owned claims totalling approximately 11,430 hectares. The Douay Project's North West Zone has 32 designated claims for a total of 1,193 hectares and is in a Joint Venture agreement with SOQUEM. The Douay Project is located on the Casa Berardi Fault in northern Quebec. The Douay Project contains a NI 43-101 compliant Mineral Resource of 114,652,000 million tonnes at 0.75 g/t gold (2.8 million ounces of gold) in the Inferred category and 2,689,000 tonnes at 2.76 g/t gold (238,433 ounces of gold) in the Measured and Indicated category, at a cut-off of 0.3 g/t gold. Details of the Douay Gold Project can be viewed on the Company's website at www.aurvistagold.com
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Aurvista Gold Corp.
Richard Adams, President and CEO
Telephone: (416) 682-2674
Facsimile: (416) 504-4129
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