Brigadier Gold Limited

Brigadier Gold Limited

April 11, 2006 13:07 ET

Brigadier Gold Creates Advisory Board

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 11, 2006) -

Combined 100+ years technical and industry experience to help develop/execute growth strategy

Brigadier Gold Limited (TSX VENTURE:BRG) today announces the creation of an Advisory Board to augment management and board expertise in the areas of exploration strategy and business development.

The initial members of the Advisory Board are Tom Pollock, M.Sc.A, P. Geo., currently Vice-President, Exploration with ValGold Resources Ltd.; Robert A. MacGregor, P.Eng., a mining engineer and geologist with more than 35 years of mining industry experience; Allan J. Willy, P.Eng., the Company's former Vice-President, Exploration; and, Sean Stokes, who brings 19 years of investor relations, communications and business development experience to Brigadier.

"I'm very pleased that Tom, Robert, Allan and Sean have agreed to become the initial members of Brigadier's Advisory Board," said President Herb Kokotow. "With more than 100 years of combined industry experience in a range of disciplines, I'm confident that these four individuals will be of tremendous value in helping management to shape and drive Brigadier's exploration and business development strategy going forward."

Tom Pollock has served as Vice-President, Exploration of Valgold since January 2005, and brings to the Company more than 25 years of exploration and management experience. Mr. Pollock held various positions with BHP Minerals Ltd. from 1980 to 2000 and worked in several countries, including, Canada, Mali, Ghana, Saudi Arabia and China. His last position with BHP was Country Manager (Exploration) for China, where he managed several joint ventures and four exploration offices. Following this, Tom worked as a geological consultant for a number of Vancouver-based exploration companies. Mr. Pollock graduated from Queen's University in 1977 with a B.Sc. in geology and from McGill University in 1980 where he received an M.Sc.A. in mineral exploration.

Robert A. MacGregor has been a self-employed mining engineer, geologist and prospector since 1971, and develops and deals in mining properties. A past Director of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada and the Ontario Prospectors Association, he is President and sole owner of Skead Holdings Limited.

Allan J. Willy, a geology graduate of the University of Saskatchewan in 1972, has 35 years of experience in mineral exploration focused on gold and uranium throughout North America. Mr. Willy has worked with several junior and major mining companies and has been an independent geological consultant and prospector since 1983. Mr. Willy resigned as the Company's Vice-President, Exploration and a Director on April 4, 2006.

Previously a journalist, Mr. Stokes has, for the past 12 years, served as a corporate investor relations officer and financial communications/business development consultant to a broad range of publicly traded and private companies primarily in the mining and high-technology sectors. He has extensive experience in IR strategy, financing, disclosure and governance issues.

In addition, the Company today announces that it has received regulatory approval to issue 976,850 common shares at $0.10 per share to extinguish outstanding debts of $97,685 to officers, directors and consultants.

About Brigadier Gold

Brigadier Gold Ltd. is a junior exploration company focused on gold in Canada's historical mining camps. The Company's key assets are the Hunter Mine, a former gold producer in the Porcupine Mining Camp near Timmins, Ont. from which more than 60 million ounces of gold has been produced from a number of deposits including the Dome, Hollinger, Pamour and Hoyle Pond mines; and the Kirkland Lake-Larder Lake and Matachewan areas where over 37 million ounces of gold have been produced from 25 mines.

Brigadier has 11,882,007 common shares outstanding and trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol BRG.

This press release includes certain "Forward-Looking Statements." All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein, including without limitation, statements regarding potential mineralization and reserves, exploration results and future plans and objectives of Brigadier, are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from Brigadier's expectations are disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in Brigadier's documents filed from time-to-time with the Toronto Stock Exchange and other regulatory authorities.

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

Contact Information

  • Brigadier Gold Limited
    Herb Kokotow
    President & CEO
    (416) 410-7956
    (905) 707-1520 (FAX)