Northisle Copper and Gold Inc.
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Northisle Copper and Gold Inc.

August 28, 2012 18:34 ET

Northisle Copper and Gold Inc. Announces Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 28, 2012) -

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Northisle Copper and Gold Inc. ("Northisle") (TSX VENTURE:NCX) announces a private placement of up to $1,000,000, to consist of the sale of up to 5,882,000 units at a price of $0.17 per unit, each unit to consist of one common share and one-half (1/2) of a share purchase warrant, with each whole warrant to entitle the holder to purchase one additional common share at a price of $0.25 for a period of two years from closing.

The proceeds from this private placement, which is subject to regulatory acceptance, will be used for continued exploration of Northisle's North Island Project on Vancouver Island and for general corporate purposes. Closing is expected to occur by September 7, 2012.

About Northisle

Northisle is a Vancouver based junior resource company committed to the exploration and development of the North Island Project on Northern Vancouver Island. The North Island Project is situated approximately 15-40 kilometres southwest of Port Hardy and contains the Hushamu Deposit and five other partially explored copper-gold porphyry occurrences.

For more information on Northisle and the Hushamu Deposit please visit Northisle's website at www.Northisle.ca.

On behalf of Northisle Copper and Gold Inc.

John McClintock, President, CEO and Director

The securities referred to in this news release have not been, nor will they be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, 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. registration or an applicable exemption from the U.S. registration requirements. This news release does not constitute an offer for the sale of securities, nor a solicitation for offers to buy any securities. Any public offering of securities in the United States must be made by means of a prospectus containing detailed information about the company and management, as well as financial statements.

This news release contains forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based upon the reasonable beliefs of Northisle and its management as of the date of this news release; however, forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based upon factors that may change and assumptions that may prove, with the passage of time, to be incorrect as a result of exploration and other risk factors associated with mineral exploration and development that are beyond the control of Northisle. Accordingly, undue reliance should not be placed upon such statements. If factors materially change or assumptions are materially incorrect, the actual results, performance or achievements of Northisle may be materially different from any future results, performances or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Northisle does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable law.

Neither the 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 news release.

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