Founders Metals Inc. Files Annual Audited Financial Statements for Revocation of MCTO

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - January 28, 2022) - Founders Metals Inc. (TSXV: FDR) ("Founders" or the "Company") is pleased to confirm that further to its news releases dated January 13, 2022 and December 30, 2021, it completed yesterday the filing of its audited annual financial statements, accompanying management discussion and analysis and related CEO and CFO certifications for the year ended August 31, 2021 (the "Annual Filings") under its profile on SEDAR at As a consequence, it expects the Company's management cease trade order in respect of the delayed Annual Filings (the "MCTO") to be revoked by securities regulators in accordance with National Policy 12-203 - Cease Trade Orders for Continuous Disclosure Defaults after the end of the trading day later today.

About Founders Metals Inc.

Founders Metals Inc. is a Canadian exploration company focused on advancing the resource potential of the Elmtree Gold Project in northeastern New Brunswick. The road-accessible project consists of three expansion-ready gold deposits and numerous additional exploration targets. Founders is a member of the Metals Group of companies, an award-winning team of professionals who prioritize technical excellence, careful project selection, and uncompromising corporate governance. The team has a recognized ability to capitalize on investment opportunities and deliver shareholder returns.

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Nick Stajduhar, Director
Telephone: +1 (780) 701-3216


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