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November 8, 2017 – Montreal (Quebec): Aurvista Gold Corporation (“Aurvista” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: AVA, OTC: ARVSF; Frankfurt: AV2) is pleased to report that the Company’s proposed name change to Maple Gold Mines Ltd. (“Maple Gold”), amendments to the Company’s stock option plan and previous option grants were approved by shareholders at the Company’s Special Meeting on November 7, 2017. For additional details, please refer to the Company’s Information Circular filed on SEDAR on October 11, 2017.

The Company will commence trading on the OTCQB under the symbol “MGMLF” effective tomorrow, Thursday November 9, 2017. The official corporate transition from Aurvista to Maple Gold is tentatively set for November 20, 2017, which is also the date on which common shares will commence trading under the symbol “MGM” on the TSX-Venture Exchange.

There is no requirement for shareholders to surrender their existing Aurvista share certificate, however, should shareholders prefer to have a new share certificate evidencing the new name, they may surrender their existing Aurvista share certificate to Computershare Investor Services Inc. at 100 University Avenue, 8th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2Y1.

The Company has also received conditional approval from the TSX-Venture Exchange to list the $0.40 warrants (see press release July 14, 2017), which are anticipated to list for trading later this month, subject to regulatory approval.

Douay Gold Project and Company Profile:

Aurvista Gold Corporation is a well-funded gold exploration company focused on advancing one of the largest undeveloped gold projects in Quebec. The Company’s district-scale 370 km² Douay Gold Project covers 55 km of strike along the Casa Berardi Deformation Zone within the prolific Abitibi Greenstone Belt in northern Quebec. The Project has an established gold resource that remains open in multiple directions, with excellent infrastructure and several large scale operating mines within 150km. For more information please visit the Company’s website at www.aurvistagold.com.

ON BEHALF OF AURVISTA GOLD CORPORATION

“Matthew Hornor”

B. Matthew Hornor, President & CEO

For Further Information Please Contact: 

Mr. Joness Lang
VP, Corporate Development
Office: +1 416.682.2674
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Forward Looking Statements:

This news release contains “forward-looking information" and “forward-looking statements” (collectively referred to as “forward-looking statements”) within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation in Canada.. Forward-looking statements are 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. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to the Company’s opinions and beliefs, financial position, business strategy, plans for drilling and re-logging, characterisation of gold mineralisation, geological modelling, data integration, establishing high-quality inferred resource expansion targets, testing target areas, the Company’s goal to deliver significant value, drill campaigns, and plans and objectives of management for future properties and operations. When used herein, words such as “anticipate”, “will”, “intend” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements.

Forward-looking statements are based on certain estimates, expectations, analysis and opinions that management believed reasonable at the time they were made or in certain cases, on third party expert opinions. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, and uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual events, results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future events, results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such 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. The Company does not intend, and expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to, update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.