Altair Gold Inc. Appoints a Director

Altair Resources

February 9, 2016

Vancouver, British Columbia

Altair Gold Inc. (“Altair”) -AVX: TSX-V.

Altair Gold Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. J.F.Huguet, FCPA, FCMA, to the Board of Directors of Altair Gold Inc.

Mr. Huguet brings over 35 years of resource development experience to the Board and will serve as an Independent Director. Mr. Huguet is the chairman and president of Aguila American Gold Ltd. (tsx:v, AGL) which is currently developing a 350tpd high grade gold processing facility in Peru.Mr. Huguet brings broad Executive experience throughout the Americas and South East Asia, Previously having served as Managing Director of Atkinson Holdings Ltd. He has contributed to the success in many mine milling operations and many varied financial solutions. His focus will be on early production prospects.

Altair Gold is pleased to welcome Mr. Huguet to the Board.

Altair also wishes to announce the retirement of Mr. Zahir Dhanani from the Board of Directors; we thank him for his service and personal contributions to help achieve the company’s current status. Mr. Dhanani was front and center in bringing the opportunities currently in front of Altair Gold. We wish him continued good health to enjoy his retirement.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Robert J. Naso

For further information, contact Robert J. Naso at 604.248.5175 or via email at Robert J. Naso <rnaso@arianresources.com>.

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