Eastmain Resources Inc.
TSX : ER
OTCQX : EANRF

Eastmain Resources Inc.

December 11, 2017 16:30 ET

Eastmain Resources Inc. Announces Flow-Through Private Placement Financing

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 11, 2017) -

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Eastmain Resources Inc. (TSX:ER)(OTCQX:EANRF) ("Eastmain") is pleased to announce that it proposes to complete a private placement (the "Offering") of 6,000,000 "flow through" common shares ("FT Shares") at a price of $0.38 per FT Share to raise aggregate gross proceeds of $2,280,000.

Eastmain intends to use the proceeds from the Offering to incur qualified Canadian exploration expenses on the Company's Clearwater, Eastmain Mine and Eleonore South JV projects in James Bay, Quebec.

All securities to be issued pursuant to the Private Placement will be subject to a four month hold period from the closing date under applicable securities laws in Canada and among other things, receipt by Eastmain of all necessary regulatory approvals, including the TSX Exchange. Closing of the Offering is anticipated to occur on or before December 18, 2017.

The securities being offered under the Private Placement have not been, nor will they be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons absent U.S. federal and state registration or an applicable exemption from the U.S. registration requirements. This release does not constitute an offer for sale of securities in the United States.

About Eastmain Resources Inc. (TSX:ER)

Eastmain is a Canadian exploration company with 100% interest in the Eau Claire and Eastmain Mine gold deposits, both of which are located within the James Bay District of Quebec. Clearwater, host of the Eau Claire deposit, is the Company's core asset with access to superior infrastructure in a favourable mining jurisdiction. Eastmain also holds a pipeline of exploration projects in this new Canadian mining district, including being a partner in the Éléonore South Joint Venture.

Forward- Looking Statements - Certain information set forth in this news release may contain forward-looking statements that involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements consist of statements that are not purely historical, including statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or timing of future plans, and include, but not limited to, statements with respect to the potential success of the Company's future exploration and development strategies. These forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the control of Eastmain, including, but not limited to the impact of general economic conditions, industry conditions, dependence upon regulatory approvals, the availability of financing, timely completion of proposed studies and technical reports, and risks associated with the exploration, development and mining industry generally such as economic factors as they affect exploration, future commodity prices, changes in interest rates, safety and security, political, social or economic developments, environmental risks, insurance risks, capital expenditures, operating or technical difficulties in connection with development activities, personnel relations, the speculative nature of gold exploration and development, including the risks of diminishing quantities of grades of Mineral Resources, contests over property title, and changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined. Readers are cautioned that the assumptions used in the preparation of such information, although considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be imprecise and, as such, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements. The Company assumes no obligation to update such information, except as may be required by law.

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