North Country Gold Corp.
TSX VENTURE : NCG

North Country Gold Corp.

April 26, 2010 08:30 ET

North Country Gold Corp.: Drilling Commences at Three Bluffs High Grade Gold Deposit

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North Country Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:NCG) (NCG or the Company) today announces that drilling has commenced at the Three Bluffs high grade deposit in the Committee Bay Greenstone Belt, located northeast of Baker Lake, Nunavut, Canada.

Three drills have been commissioned and drilling is progressing with two rigs exploring for on-strike extensions to the west of the Three Bluffs Resource area and one rig testing for shallow extensions to the high grade hinge structure in the eastern portions of the Three Bluffs resource area. Drilling will be conducted utilizing three rigs for the spring drill program, after which a fourth rig will be commissioned for the remainder of the 2010 program.

North Country Gold Corp. controls one of the largest under explored greenstone belts within Canada, and has numerous drill ready high grade gold targets, in addition to those at Three Bluffs. The gold-rich Committee Bay Greenstone Belt is located approximately north of Baker Lake, Canada. North Country Gold Corp. is currently the 100% beneficial owner of the mineral rights to approximately 557,323 acres (225,569 hectares) of land comprising 216 active mineral claims and 14 mineral leases.

Nunavut is widely recognized as a pro resource jurisdiction and is host to several world class, advanced exploration, development and production projects including Agnico-Eagle's Meadowbank mine located approximately 180 kilometres south of the Committee Bay Greenstone Belt.

North Country Gold Corp. maintains an extensive quality control program in the preparation, shipping and checking of all samples from the property. The program is supervised by Peter Kleespies, M.Sc., P. Geol. who is the Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101. A detailed description of North Country Gold Corp.'s QA/QC program is provided on the Company's website at www.northcountrygoldcom.

North Country Gold Corp. is a member of the Discovery Group of companies. For more information on the group visit www.discoveryexp.com.

On behalf of the Board

North Country Gold Corp.

John Williamson, President, CEO & Director

This release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address exploration drilling, exploitation activities and events or developments that the company expects are forward looking statements. Although the company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include market prices, exploitation and exploration successes, continuity of mineralization, uncertainties related to the ability to obtain necessary permits, licenses and title and delays due to third party opposition, changes in government policies regarding mining and natural resource exploration and exploitation, and continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. For more information on the Company, investors should review the Company's continuous disclosure filings that are available at www.sedar.com.

"Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release."

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