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Leagold Appoints New Independent Director

July 5, 2017

Vancouver, July 05, 2017 – Leagold Mining Corporation (TSX-V: LMC) (“Leagold” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rt Hon. the Lord Garel-Jones as an independent non-executive director effective today.

Frank Giustra, Chairman, stated “On behalf of the Board, I am delighted to welcome Tristan to Leagold.Tristan has extensive experience in Latin America with deep diplomatic relationships and experience in international affairs that will assist our Board as we continue to implement our growth strategy.”

Lord Garel-Jones PC, Director, is Chairman of UBS Latin America.He was elected Conservative MP for Watford, England in 1979. In 1983 he joined the Whip’s Office and was successively Lord Commissioner of the Treasury, Vice-Chamberlain, Controller of the Household and Treasurer of Her Majesty’s Household. In 1990 he was appointed Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office with responsibility for Europe and Latin America.He was made a life peer in 1997.

Leagold’s Board will now be comprised of seven members, including Chairman Frank Giustra, Russell Ball, Gordon Campbell, General Wesley K. Clark, Lord Tristan Garel-Jones, Miguel Rodriguez, and Neil Woodyer as Executive Director and CEO.

About Leagold Mining Corporation

Leagold is building a new mid-tier gold producer with a focus on opportunities in Latin America. Leagold is based in Vancouver, Canada and is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the trading symbol “LMC”. The recent acquisition of the Los Filos Mine, a low-cost gold producer in Mexico, provides an excellent platform for growth.

On behalf of Leagold Mining Corporation

Neil Woodyer, Chief Executive Officer

For more information on Leagold please visit the Company website at www.leagold.com or contact:

Doug Reddy, SVP Technical Services
[email protected]

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