BCGold Corp.
TSX VENTURE : BCG

BCGold Corp.

August 06, 2008 15:27 ET

BCGold Corp. Corporate Update

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 6, 2008) - BCGold Corp. ("BCGold" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:BCG) is pleased to provide the following corporate update.

The Company welcomes the addition of Mr. Larry Okada as the new Chief Financial Officer replacing Mr. Peter Kendrick who has resigned from this position. Mr. Kendrick will remain on the board of directors of BCGold. Mr. Okada is a Chartered Accountant in British Columbia and Alberta as well as a Certified Public Accountant in Washington State. He has been in public practice with Deloitte's, his own firm and PricewaterhouseCoopers for over 35 years. The majority of Mr. Okada's clients have been public mining companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV") for over 32 years and he sits on various committees with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia.

The Company would also like to announce the appointment of Ms. Lara Cubitt as the new Manager of Corporate Communications. Ms. Cubitt completed a BA at Simon Fraser University with a Major in Economics in December 2006. She started working with BCGold Corp. in March, 2007 and managed all administration functions as well as assisted with corporate secretarial duties for the Company prior to moving into her new position.

Ms. Kim Casswell has been appointed Corporate Secretary of the Company. Ms. Casswell has been the Corporate Secretary of several public companies listed on the TSXV and the TSX since 1994 and has played a key role in the growth of these companies.

Mr. Freeman Smith has resigned from his position of VP of Corporate Communications and did not stand for re-election to the board of directors of the Company at the Company's annual general meeting that took place on July 29, 2008. The Company would like to thank Mr. Smith for his contribution to the growth and development of the Company and express its thanks for his work on behalf of BCGold.

About BCGold Corp.

BCGold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BCG) is a Vancouver-based junior resource company focused on base and precious metal exploration in under-explored historic mining and exploration districts in British Columbia and Yukon. BCGold acquires and advances conceptual, early and mid-stage, quality exploration opportunities towards resource development utilizing internal expertise and by engaging preferred joint venture partners.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

Brian P. Fowler, P. Geo., President & CEO

Some statements in this news release contain forward-looking information. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to future payments, expenditures and unit issuances and exploration, development and production activities. These statements address future events and conditions and, as such, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the statements. Such factors include, among others, the timing of future payments, expenditures and unit issuances and the timing and success of future exploration, development and production activities.

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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