SOURCE: Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd.

Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd.

September 12, 2016 17:00 ET

Wesdome Gold Mines Added to S&P/TSX Small Cap Index

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - September 12, 2016) - Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX: WDO) ("Wesdome" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has been added to the S&P/TSX Small Cap Index effective at the market open on Monday, September 19, 2016.

Mr. Duncan Middlemiss, President and CEO, commented, "We are pleased to learn of Wesdome's inclusion in the S&P/TSX Small Cap Index. Over the last several years the Company has built a solid foundation for future growth while increasing investor exposure, and our inclusion in this index confirms this progress, and is expected to bring increased liquidity."

About the S&P/TSX Small Cap Index

The S&P/TSX Small Cap Index provides an investable index for the Canadian small cap market. The index is float adjusted and market cap weighted and was developed with industry input as the ideal benchmark for those with small cap exposure of the Canadian equity market. The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) serves as the distributor of both real-time and historical data for this index.

ABOUT WESDOME

Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. is in its 28th year of continuous gold mining operations in Canada. The Company is currently producing gold at the Eagle River Complex located near Wawa, Ontario from the Eagle River and Mishi gold mines. Wesdome's goal is to expand current operations at both mines over the next four years through mill expansion and exploration. Wesdome has significant upside through ownership of its two other properties, the Kiena Mine Complex in Val d'Or, Quebec and the Moss Lake gold deposit located 100 kilometres west of Thunder Bay, Ontario. These assets are being explored and evaluated to be developed in the appropriate gold price environment. The Company has approximately 130 million shares issued and outstanding and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "WDO."

This news release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable securities legislation. Forward looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words "expects", "plans", "anticipates", "believes", "suspects", "intends", "estimates", "projects", "targets", "potential" and similar expressions, or that events or conditions "will", "would", "may", "could" or "should" occur. Such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, this forward-looking information. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include such matters as market prices, exploitation and exploration results, continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Any forward-looking statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. The information contained herein is stated as of the current date and subject to change after that date and neither Wesdome nor Canoe Mining undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws.

Contact Information

  • For further information, please contact:
    Duncan Middlemiss
    President and CEO
    416-360-3743 ext. 29
    dmiddlemiss@wesdome.com

    Lindsay Carpenter Dunlop
    VP Investor Relations
    416-360-3743 ext. 25
    ldunlop@wesdome.com

    8 King St. East, Suite 811
    Toronto, ON, M5C 1B5
    Toll Free: 1-866-4-WDO-TSX
    Phone: 416-360-3743, Fax: 416-360-7620
    Website: www.wesdome.com