BonTerra Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : BTR
FRANKFURT : 9BR

BonTerra Resources Inc.

May 18, 2011 16:27 ET

BonTerra Corporate Update

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 18, 2011) - BonTerra Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BTR) (FRANKFURT:9BR) (the "Company") announces that it has granted a total of 1,600,000 stock options (the "Options") to directors and consultants of the Company. The Options are exercisable into common shares of the Company at an exercise price of $0.25 per share for a period of one (1) year. The options granted are not subject to a hold period. The Company's common shares closed at $0.25 Canadian on the TSX Venture Exchange on May 17, 2011.

Drilling continues on the Eastern Extension Gold Project (the "Property"). The Property is located 170km northeast of Val d'Or, Quebec in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt. The Company is awaiting assays from two (2) additional holes drilled to deepen the known high grade gold zones on the property as well as three (3) holes drilled to the east. The goal is to methodically continue increasing tonnage of the mineralized zones on the Property in preparation for a future resource calculation.

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 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.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

BONTERRA RESOURCES INC.

Mitchell Adam, President, Director

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