Vancouver, British Columbia – March 23, 2017  – Blackrock Gold Corp. (the “Company”) announces that further to the news release of February 24, 2017, it has issued 522,444 shares at a deemed price of $0.09 per share to settle debt of $47,020.  The shares are subject to a hold period expiring on July 21, 2017.

For further information, please contact:

Michael E. O’Connor, CEO

Blackrock Gold Corp.

Telephone 604-317-6197

Email m_oconnor@shaw.ca