BonTerra Resources Inc.

April 15, 2011 03:09 ET

BonTerra Corporate Update & Samples Sent for Rush Assay

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwire - Apr 15, 2011) -


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BONTERRA CORPORATE UPDATE & SAMPLES SENT FOR RUSH ASSAY
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                            BONTERRA RESOURCES INC.
                     Suite 4006 - 1011 West Cordova Street
                      Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C 0B2
                           Telephone: (604) 678-5308


TSX.V SYMBOL - BTR

FSE SYMBOL - 9BR

BonTerra Resources Inc. (TSX.V: BTR; FSE: 9BR) (the "Company", "BonTerra") has finished its ice drilling and is currently drilling the second deep hole on its 100% owned Eastern Extension Gold Project ("the Property"). The Property is located 170km northeast of Val d'Or, Quebec in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt.

To date the Company has drilled a total of 29 drill holes totaling 6012.85 metres on the Eastern Extension Property. The 30(th) hole is being drilled at this time. BonTerra is sending the ice holes in for rush assay. Several other holes are also going into the lab to be assayed for gold.

The Company has accepted the resignation of Mr. Graeme Sewell from the Board of Directors of BonTerra effective the 14(th) of April. BonTerra thanks Mr. Sewell for his contributions and service. The Board of Directors consists of: Mitchell Adam, Casey Forward, Thomas Clarke and Robert Bryce.

Qualified Person

This press release has been reviewed by Thomas Clarke, Pr.Sci.Nat., a Director of BonTerra. Mr. Clarke is a Qualified Person under NI 43-101.

About BonTerra

BonTerra is a Canadian gold exploration company focused continuing to expand the known gold zone on its 100% owned Eastern Extension property, part of the world famous Abitibi Greenstone Belt of Quebec. BonTerra has a total of four properties in the Urban-Barry belt, all gold exploration targets. BonTerra's Eastern Extension, Lavoie, Urban-Barry and Anderson properties are located approximately 170 km NE of Val-d'Or and 125 km SW of Chibougamau in the Urban, Barry and Bailly townships in Québec.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
BONTERRA RESOURCES INC.

/s/ Thomas Clarke
Thomas Clarke
Director

This press release contains projections and forward-looking information that involve various risks and uncertainties regarding future events. Such forward- looking information can include without limitation statements based on current expectations involving a number of risks and uncertainties and are not guarantees of future performance of the Company such as the statement that the Company is rushing samples to the lab, these samples may or may not contain gold, the Company will add a value added Director to the Board. There are numerous risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and the Company's plans and objectives to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking information, including: (i) adverse market conditions; (ii) a decrease in demand for and price of gold; and (iii) general uncertainties with respect to mineral exploration in general. Actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. These and all subsequent written and oral forward-looking information are based on estimates and opinions of management on the dates they are made and are expressly qualified in their entirety by this notice. Except as required by law, the Company does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.

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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