Toronto, ON - Victoria Gold Corp (VIT.TSX-V) ("Victoria" or the "Company") is pleased to report the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Board ("YESAB") has deemed the Project Proposal for the Eagle Gold Mine adequate, a major advancement in the environmental assessment process. With the adequacy review complete, screening of the Project Proposal (the second of two major phases of the environmental assessment process) has now begun.A favorable recommendation from YESAB will enable review of the major license applications required prior to construction of the Eagle Gold Project including the Type A Water Use License, Quartz Mining License and Authorization under the Federal Fisheries Act.
Mr. John McConnell, President and CEO of Victoria commented "We are very pleased to have achieved this major permitting milestone within a short time from our initial submission. This highlights the solid work our project team has accomplished and the robust mining jurisdiction in the Yukon."
About the Dublin Gulch - Eagle Gold Project
The Dublin Gulch gold project covers a large area, approximately 28 kilometres by 15 kilometres and contains the Eagle Gold Deposit which hosts a National Instrument 43-101 compliant Probable Reserve of 1,751,000 ounces of gold contained in 66,141,000 tonnes of ore grading 0.823 g/t calculated at a gold price of $900 per ounce. The Dublin Gulch property is situated in a highly prospective region of the central Yukon Territory is accessible by road year-round and is situated in the Mayo Mining District of Yukon Territory, Canada. Dublin Gulch is 100% owned by Victoria.
The technical content of this news release has been reviewed as accurate by Ted Wilton, CPG and PG, Vice President of Exploration, Victoria Gold Corp., as the Qualified Person.
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For Further Information Contact:
Katie Fedorowicz, MBA
Investor Relations Coordinator
Victoria Gold Corp
Tel: 416-866-8800 Ext. 226