TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 27, 2012) - Portage Minerals Inc. ("Portage") (CNSX:RKX) today announced that 51,976,609 share purchase warrants, 1,254,400 unit purchase warrants and 3,292,800 stock options have recent expired. Portage also announced that it has granted an aggregate of 7,160,000 options to purchase common shares of the Company - exercisable at a price of $0.05 per share and expiring on December 24, 2017 - to certain directors, officers, employees and consultants of the Company. The common shares issuable upon exercise of the options are subject to a four month hold period form the original date of grant.
Portage Minerals Inc. is a mineral exploration corporation exploring for gold in Eastern Canada. Further information about Portage can be accessed on the Company's website at www.portagemineralsinc.com and on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com. The common shares of Portage trade on the Canadian National Stock Exchange ("CNSX") as a mining issuer under the trading symbol "RKX".
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