TORONTO, June 22, 2021 /CNW/ - Orford Mining Corporation ("Orford") (TSXV: ORM) is pleased to announce today that shareholders have voted in favour of all items of business, including the election of directors at the 2021 Annual and Special Meeting held on June 22, 2021.
The directors elected at the Annual and Special Meeting for the ensuing year include: David Christie, Mark Goodman, Peter MacPhail, John McCluskey, Benjamin Pullinger, Monique Rabideau and Lawrence Smith. The Orford Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Monique Rabideau, as its newest director.
Ms. Rabideau is the Practice Lead, Capital Markets and Securities for Practical Law Canada at Thomson Reuters. Monique is also Chair of the Board of the Dancer Transition Resource Centre. Monique graduated magna cum laude from McGill in 1988 then obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto in 1991 after which she joined Fogler, Rubinoff LLP, a full service law firm in downtown Toronto where she practiced for 22 years in the business law department. Monique previously served as director of eCobalt Solutions Inc.
In relation to the election of a new director, 200,000 stock options have been granted. The options, which are exercisable at $0.20 per common share, will vest over three years and expire ten years from the date of grant.
About Orford Mining Corporation
Orford Mining is a gold explorer focused on highly prospective and underexplored areas of Northern Quebec.
Orford's assets in the Nunavik region of Northern Quebec include the Qiqavik and West Raglan projects comprising a land package totaling over 105,000 hectares in the Cape Smith Belt of Northern Quebec. The Qiqavik Project hosts several new high-grade gold discoveries along a mineralized trend in excess of 40 km. The West Raglan project hosts a number of high-grade Raglan-style nickel/copper/platinum group metal discoveries along a 55 km mineralized trend. In January 2021, Orford entered into an earn-in agreement whereby Wyloo Metals can earn up to 80% of the West Raglan Project for total expenditures of $25.0 million over 7 years.
In 2020, Orford acquired three new property positions (Over 20,000ha) in the Joutel region of the Abitibi district of northern Quebec, which hosts historical deposits such as the Eagle/Telbel, Joutel Copper, Poirier Copper, and Vezza deposits. This information from neighbouring properties is not necessarily indicative of the mineralization on Orford Mining's properties.
Orford continually seeks new gold exploration opportunities in North America.
Orford's common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol ORM.
To view further details about the Orford's exploration projects please visit Orford's website, www.orfordmining.com.
Cautionary Statement Concerning Forward-Looking Statements
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This news release contains "forward-looking information" including without limitation statements relating to the liquidity and capital resources of Orford and potential of one or more of the Qiqavik, and West Raglan, properties.
Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Orford to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Factors that could affect the outcome include, among others: future prices and the supply of metals; the results of drilling; inability to raise the money necessary to incur the expenditures required to retain and advance the properties; environmental liabilities (known and unknown); general business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties; accidents, labour disputes and other risks of the mining industry; political instability, terrorism, insurrection or war; or delays in obtaining governmental approvals, failure to obtain regulatory or shareholder approvals. For a more detailed discussion of such risks and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, refer to Orford's filings with Canadian securities regulators available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
Although Orford has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. Forward-looking statements contained herein are made as of the date of this news release and Orford disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise, except as required by applicable securities laws.
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SOURCE Orford Mining Corporation
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