SOURCE: First Point Minerals Corp.

First Point Minerals Corp.

December 11, 2015 07:30 ET

First Point Minerals Announces Appointment of Vice-President, Exploration

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 11, 2015) - First Point Minerals Corp. (TSX: FPX) ("First Point" or the "Company") announces today the appointment of Trevor Rabb, P. Geo, as the Company's Vice-President, Exploration. Ron Britten is stepping down as the Company's Vice-President, Exploration in order to focus on other opportunities. Dr. Britten will remain as an advisor to First Point on an ongoing basis.

"On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Ron for his many years of service to the Company," said Peter M.D. Bradshaw, Chairman. "As a co-founder of First Point, Ron played a fundamental role in the discovery and advancement of our flagship Decar nickel-iron alloy project. We are very pleased that Ron has agreed to continue serving the Company in an advisory role, and look forward to advancing the Decar project with his assistance. We wish Ron well in all of his future endeavours."

"I would like to join the Board in thanking Ron for his dedicated service to First Point," said Martin Turenne, President and CEO. "I look forward to working closely with Trevor, who has been a key member of our team since joining the Company in 2010. In his former role as First Point's Senior Geologist, Trevor managed reconnaissance and drilling programs at Decar and the Company's other nickel-iron alloy projects, and formed constructive relationships with Decar project stakeholders, including local community members and external service providers. With his deep understanding of nickel-iron alloy mineralization, Trevor will play a critical role in the continued development of the Decar project."

About First Point

First Point Minerals Corp. is focused on the exploration and development of the Decar Nickel-Iron Alloy Project, located in central British Columbia, and other occurrences of the same unique style of naturally occurring nickel-iron alloy mineralization known as awaruite. For more information, please view the Company's website at www.firstpointminerals.com or contact Martin Turenne, President and CEO, at (604) 681-8600.

On behalf of First Point Minerals Corp.

"Martin Turenne"
Martin Turenne, President and CEO

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