Aurvista Gold Corporation Board Announces Grant of Incentive Options
Montreal, Quebec--(Newsfile Corp. - December 19, 2013) - Aurvista Gold Corporation. (TSXV: AVA) ("Aurvista" or the "Company") wishes to inform its shareholders that the Board of Directors has approved the issuance of incentive options to certain directors, officers and consultants of the Company. The Company announces that it has granted an aggregate of 2,330,000 options to purchase common shares of the Company exercisable at a price of $0.12 per share for a period of 5 years, to certain directors, officers and consultants of the Company. The options are priced above the current trading price of Aurvista shares on the TSX-V to demonstrate the Board's ongoing commitment to creating shareholder value. These incentive options, as well as the terms and conditions of their exercise, are governed by the Company's Stock Option Plan and are in accordance with policies within the TSX Venture Exchange. The stock options will fully vest immediately after the date of grant.
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 totaling 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
This news release may contain forward-looking statements based on assumptions, uncertainties and management's best estimate of future events. Actual events or results could differ materially from the Company's expectations and projections. Investors are cautioned that forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. When used herein, words such as "anticipate", "will", "intend" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. 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 Aurvista Gold Corporation's filings with Canadian securities regulators available on www.sedar.com or the Company's website at www.aurvistagold.com.
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Richard Adams, President and CEO
Telephone: (416) 504-3588
Facsimile: (416) 504-4129
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