Kirkland Lake Gold Inc.

Kirkland Lake Gold Inc.

March 24, 2016 07:00 ET

Kirkland Lake Gold Receives the 2015 People's Choice Award, Presented by the Kirkland Lake District Chamber of Commerce

KIRKLAND LAKE, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 24, 2016) - Kirkland Lake Gold Inc. ("Kirkland Lake", or the "Company") (TSX:KGI) has been awarded the 2015 Kirkland Lake District Chamber of Commerce People's Choice Award, in the category of Mining and Forestry.

The Kirkland Lake District Chamber of Commerce hold an annual vote from within the community on their favourite local businesses in a number of categories such as Retail, Medical Care and Life Planning, Professional Services, and Mining and Forestry just to name a few. Kirkland Lake will be presented with the award at the Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony being held tonight, Thursday, March 24, 2016.

Chris Stewart, Vice President of Operations at Kirkland Lake, commented, "We are very proud to be the 2015 recipients of this award from our local community, especially with some tough competition. We believe this is a reflection of our commitment to being responsible, safe operators, taking care of our people and the community in which we operate. We are very pleased that our efforts have turned the Company back to profitability, so that we can also give back to our supporters. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with the Kirkland Lake district."

About Kirkland Lake Gold Inc.

Kirkland Lake Gold Inc. is a Canadian focused, intermediate gold producer with assets in the historic Kirkland Lake gold camp, and east of the Timmins gold camp, both in northeastern Ontario. The Company is currently targeting annual gold production of between 260 - 310 thousand ounces from four operations including its cornerstone asset, the Macassa Mine Complex and the recently acquired Holt, Taylor and Holloway mines.

The Company is committed to building a sustainable mining company that is recognized as a safe and responsible gold producer.

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