Ascot Resources Announces Results of Annual General Meeting Held June 22, 2023

Ascot Resources Announces Results of Annual General Meeting Held June 22, 2023

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 22, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ascot Resources Ltd. (TSX: AOT; OTCQX: AOTVF) (“Ascot” or the “Company”) reports that at its annual general meeting (the “AGM”) held today, June 22, 2023, Ascot’s Shareholders approved by majority: to elect all seven directors standing for election; to re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s auditor; and the philosophy and design of the Company’s executive compensation.

Detailed results of the votes held by ballot at the AGM are set out below:

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Nominee Total Votes
Cast For
Votes
Withheld
%
For
%
Withheld
Stephen Altmann 288,190,948 376,073 99.87 0.13
William Bennett 273,174,059 15,392,962 94.67 5.33
Indi Gopinathan 288,122,126 444,895 99.85 0.15
José Marún 288,153,235 413,786 99.86 0.14
Don Njegovan 276,775,298 11,791,723 95.91 4.09
Andree St-Germain 286,899,000 1,668,021 99.42 0.58
Rick Zimmer 283,458,948 5,108,073 98.23 1.77
  Total Votes
Cast For
Total Votes Cast
Against
%
For
%
Against
Non-binding Resolution on the Company’s Executive Compensation 255,328,800 33,238,221 88.48 11.52

The Board of Directors and Derek White, President and CEO, extend their thanks to the Shareholders of the Company for their continued support.

Please join President & CEO Derek White for a presentation via webcast at 1:15 PM PST for the results of the AGM and an overview of Ascot’s progress and plans in 2023. Please join 5 to 10 minutes prior to the scheduled time.

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Webcast: https://services.choruscall.ca/links/ascot20230622.html

To dial in: Canada/USA toll free: 1-800-319-4610; International toll: +1-604-638-5340

On behalf of the Board of Directors of Ascot Resources Ltd.
“Derek C. White”
President & CEO

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For further information contact:

David Stewart, P.Eng.
VP, Corporate Development & Shareholder Communications
dstewart@ascotgold.com

778-725-1060 ext. 1024

About Ascot Resources Ltd.

Ascot is a Canadian junior exploration and development company focused on re-starting the past producing Premier gold mine, located on Nisga’a Nation Treaty Lands, in British Columbia’s prolific Golden Triangle. Ascot shares trade on the TSX under the ticker AOT. Concurrent with progressing the development of Premier, the Company continues to successfully explore its properties for additional high-grade underground resources. Ascot is committed to the safe and responsible development of Premier in collaboration with Nisga’a Nation as outlined in the Benefits Agreement.

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For more information about the Company, please refer to the Company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com or visit the Company’s web site at www.ascotgold.com, or for a virtual tour visit www.vrify.com under Ascot Resources.

The TSX has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information

All statements and other information contained in this press release about anticipated future events may constitute forward-looking information under Canadian securities laws (“forward-looking statements”). Forward-looking statements are often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as “seek”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “plan”, “estimate”, “expect”, “targeted”, “outlook”, “on track” and “intend” and statements that an event or result “may”, “will”, “should”, “could” or “might” occur or be achieved and other similar expressions. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein are forward-looking statements, including statements in respect of the advancement and development of the PGP and the timing related thereto, the exploration of the Company’s properties and management’s outlook for the remainder of 2023 and beyond. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements, including risks associated with the business of Ascot; risks related to exploration and potential development of Ascot’s projects; business and economic conditions in the mining industry generally; fluctuations in commodity prices and currency exchange rates; uncertainties relating to interpretation of drill results and the geology, continuity and grade of mineral deposits; the need for cooperation of government agencies and indigenous groups in the exploration and development of properties and the issuance of required permits; the need to obtain additional financing to develop properties and uncertainty as to the availability and terms of future financing; the possibility of delay in exploration or development programs and uncertainty of meeting anticipated program milestones; uncertainty as to timely availability of permits and other governmental approvals; risks associated with COVID-19 including adverse impacts on the world economy, construction timing and the availability of personnel; and other risk factors as detailed from time to time in Ascot’s filings with Canadian securities regulators, available on Ascot’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com including the Annual Information Form of the Company dated March 23, 2023 in the section entitled “Risk Factors”. Forward-looking statements are based on assumptions made with regard to: the estimated costs associated with construction of the Project; the timing of the anticipated start of production at the Project; the ability to maintain throughput and production levels at the Premier Mill; the tax rate applicable to the Company; future commodity prices; the grade of Resources and Reserves; the ability of the Company to convert inferred resources to other categories; the ability of the Company to reduce mining dilution; the ability to reduce capital costs; and exploration plans. Forward-looking statements are based on estimates and opinions of management at the date the statements are made. Although Ascot believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements and/or information are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements since Ascot can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Ascot does not undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements. The forward-looking information contained in this news release is expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.

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