Gold Canyon Resources Inc.

Gold Canyon Resources Inc.

May 16, 2006 13:53 ET

Davis & Company LLP Partner Appointed as Advisor by Gold Canyon

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - May 16, 2006) - Gold Canyon Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GCU) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has appointed Douglas B. Buchanan as a legal and strategic advisor to the Company. Mr. Buchanan is the National Managing Partner of Davis & Company LLP, a major Canadian law firm with offices in 8 cities including Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Tokyo. Mr. Buchanan practises in the area of mergers and acquisition, project development and project financing, with emphasis on the infrastructure and natural resource sectors in Canada and internationally.

Gold Canyon is engaged in the acquisition and exploration of mineral and precious metals properties. The Company controls a 100% interest in the Springpole Gold Project, and the Favourable Lake Poly-metallic Project, both in the Red Lake Mining District of Ontario, Canada. Through its wholly owned US subsidiary, Gold Canyon Resources USA Inc., the Company controls a 100% interest in the Cordero Gallium Project situated in Humboldt County, Nevada, U.S.A. Additional information can be found on the Company's website:

Robert Carrington, Chief Executive Officer & Director

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