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Nighthawk announces results from annual and special meeting of shareholders

TSX: NHK

Nighthawk Gold Corp. (CNW Group/Nighthawk Gold Corp.)

TORONTO, June 26, 2018 /CNW/ - Nighthawk Gold Corp. ("Nighthawk" or the "Company") (TSX: NHK; OTCQX: MIMZF) announces that all resolutions proposed to shareholders at the annual and special; meeting of shareholders held on June 26, 2018, were duly passed.

Based on proxies received and votes cast at the meeting, 129,213,004 common shares of the Company, representing 68.51% of the Company's issued and outstanding shares were voted and the following individuals were elected as directors of the Company to hold office until the next annual meeting of shareholders:

Name of Nominee

Votes cast FOR

Votes WITHHELD

Michael Byron

105,559,278

85.41%

18,033,737

14.59%

Ernie Eves

120,952,030

97.86%

2,640,985

2.14%

Brian Howlett

119,578,030

96.75%

4,014,985

3.25%

Luc Lessard

119,629,630

96.79%

3,963,385

3.21%

Brent Peters

120,7888,417

97.73%

2,804,598

2.27%

Morris Prychidny

119,575,180

96.754%

4,017,835

3.25%

 

The auditors for the Company, MNP LLP were re-appointed for the ensuing year.

In addition, the new incentive plans of the Company (the "New Incentive Plans") consisting of an incentive stock option plan and a share unit plan have been passed by a majority of shareholders. The maximum number of common shares available at all times for issuance pursuant to the New Incentive Plans or any other security-based compensation arrangement (pre-existing or otherwise) shall not exceed 10% of the issued and outstanding common shares. The New Incentive Plans provide a long-term and flexible compensation structure and bring the Company's incentive plans in line with the TSX policies and incentive plans of similar companies.

For detailed voting results on each resolution, please refer to the Company's Report of Voting Results filed under the Company's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

About Nighthawk

Nighthawk is a Canadian-based gold exploration company with 100% ownership of a district-scale land position within the Indin Lake Greenstone Belt, located approximately 200 km north of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada. Nighthawk is focused on advancing the Colomac Gold Project with a current inferred resource of 2.6 million ounces of gold (50.3 million tonnes at an average grade of 1.62 grams per tonne gold), as well as advancing its other regional gold deposits and showings within this largely underexplored Archean gold camp.

The Company has an experienced and dedicated team and is well funded to complete its goals and objectives over the next 18-24 months.

Qualified Person

Dr. Michael J. Byron, Ph.D., P.Geo., President & Chief Executive Officer of Nighthawk, who is the "Qualified Person" as defined by NI 43-101 for this project, has reviewed and approved of the technical disclosure contained in this news release. Please refer to NI 43-101 technical report "Technical Report and mineral resource estimate update on the Colomac Property of the Indin Lake Project", dated June 17, 2013, as filed under the company's profile on www.sedar.com.

SOURCE Nighthawk Gold Corp.

For further information: NIGHTHAWK GOLD CORP., Tel: 1-647-794-4313; Email: info@nighthawkgold.com, Website: www.nighthawkgold.com; Dr. Michael Byron, President & CEO, Tel: 1-647-794-4359; Michael G. Leskovec, CFO, Tel: 1-647-794-4360; Suzette N Ramcharan, VP, Corporate Development, Tel: 1-647-794-4362

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