Sona Resources Corporation
TSX VENTURE : SYS
FRANKFURT : QS7

Sona Resources Corporation

September 02, 2015 20:36 ET

Sona Becomes Tier 2 Issuer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 2, 2015) - Sona Resources Corp. ("the Company" or "Sona") (TSX VENTURE:SYS)(FRANKFURT:QS7) announces that it has been reclassified as a Tier 2 Issuer by the TSX Venture Exchange, effective September 3, 2015, as a result of the Company failing to meet the Continued Listing Requirements as outlined in Exchange Policy 2.5.

In accordance with Exchange Policy 2.5, the Company must remain as a Tier 2, for a minimum of six months prior to the Exchange accepting an application for graduation to Tier 1.

About Sona Resources Corp.

Sona is a junior gold resource company based in Vancouver, with a focus on bringing its Blackdome-Elizabeth Gold Project into full commercial production. Since its inception in 1990, the Company has engaged in a wide range of mineral exploration activities in Canada, Mexico and the United States, as well as small-scale gold production.

Sona owns a 100 percent interest in both the former Blackdome Gold Mine in south-central British Columbia, 250 kilometres north of Vancouver; and the Elizabeth Gold Deposit Property, 30 kilometres south of Blackdome. Four Crown grants and one mineral claim on the Elizabeth Project are subject to option agreements. At Blackdome, the mineral resources are estimated to be 144,500 tonnes, grading 11.29g Au/t and containing 52,600 oz. gold, indicated; and 90,600 tonnes, grading 8.79g Au/t and containing 25,900 oz. gold, inferred (news release dated May 4, 2010). At Elizabeth, Sona has outlined an inferred gold resource of 522,900 tonnes, grading 12.26g Au/t and containing 206,100 oz. gold (news release dated June 8, 2009).

The content of this news release has been reviewed by John P. Thompson, a Qualified Person for the purposes of NI 43-101, with the ability and authority to verify the authenticity and validity of the data herein.

Mineral resources that are not mineral reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability.

On behalf of the Board,

Nick Ferris, Executive Chairman

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements, and such statements involve risks and uncertainties. The results or events predicted may differ materially from actual results or events. Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date of this news release. Except as may be required by applicable securities laws, the Company disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or results, or any other occurrence.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

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 release.

For more information, visit sonaresources.com.

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