Vancouver, Canada – February 24, 2017 – Blackrock Gold Corp. (“Blackrock” or the “Company”) (TSXV: BRC) is pleased to announce that the Company has agreed with certain creditors to issue up to 626,933 shares of the Company at a deemed price of $0.075 to settle liabilities of approximately $47,000. The settlement is subject to Exchange approval.

In other developments the Company is pleased to announce it has been approved for trading on the OTCQB in the United States. The Company’s symbol is BKRRF. The Company initiated the listing process to provide US investors the opportunity to invest in Blackrock through a domestic Exchange in US currency.

For further information, please contact:


Michael E. O’Connor


Blackrock Gold Corporation

Telephone 604-317-6197