Bralorne Gold Mines Ltd.

Bralorne Gold Mines Ltd.

May 31, 2012 08:00 ET

Bralorne Gold Mines Ltd.: Appointment of New Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 31, 2012) - Bill Kocken, President and Chief Executive Officer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Patrick Kinsella to the Board of Directors of Bralorne Gold Mines Ltd. ("Bralorne", or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:BPM)(OTCQX:BPMSF)(PINKSHEETS:BPMSF)(FRANKFURT:GV7)(BERLIN:GV7).

Mr. Kinsella, a recognized strategic negotiator with significant experience in corporate and government relations, is the ideal candidate to lead the Company through the development expansion of the Bralorne property.

His experience will be important in moving the Bralorne project forward and reviewing different opportunities for growth.

We welcome him to Bralorne.

About Mr. Patrick Kinsella

Mr. Kinsella is currently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Progressive Group, a private communication company based in Vancouver, Canada, where Mr. Kinsella specializes in providing public affairs consulting services to companies in the resource, manufacturing and service industries.

Mr. Kinsella is one of Canada's leading political strategists and has worked for the Premiers of Ontario and British Columbia is several roles, including Deputy Minister, Principal Secretary, and Chief of Staff. He started his own company in 1984 and has continued his role as a senior advisor to government leaders throughout Canada.

Previously, Mr. Kinsella was the former Chairman of MarkTrend Research Inc., Western Canada's leading marketing research company, and was well-known for his polling and research expertise. Mr. Kinsella also directed several election campaigns throughout Canada.

About Bralorne Gold Mines Ltd.

Bralorne is a Canadian junior mining and exploration company, whose corporate strategy is to build shareholder value through the exploration and development of economically viable mineral properties. Bralorne's current project is a 100% interest in the Bralorne Gold Mine, BC.

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William Kocken, President & Chief Executive Officer

This release contains statements that are forward-looking statements and are subject to various risks and uncertainties concerning the specific factors disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in the Company's periodic filings with Canadian securities regulators. Such information contained herein represents management's best judgment as of the date hereof based on information currently available. The Company does not assume the obligation to update any forward-looking statement.

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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