Williams Creek Gold Limited

Williams Creek Gold Limited

June 22, 2011 10:37 ET

Williams Creek Gold Limited Provides Notice of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 22, 2011) - Williams Creek Gold Limited ("Williams Creek," "WCX" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:WCX) announces that it will host its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders ("AGM") on Thursday, July 14, 2011 at the hour of 10:00 o'clock in the forenoon (Vancouver time).

Williams Creek has filed its 2010 Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition ("MD&A") and 2010 Audited Financial Statements, together with its Management Information Circular, and these documents are available on the Company's website at www.williamscreek.ca under "Company Filings" and on Sedar. Shareholders may request a hard copy of the complete audited financial statements free of charge upon request by contacting Williams Creek.

The purposes of the meeting will be: 1) to receive the Report of the Directors; 2) to receive the financial statements of the Company for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2011 and the report of the Auditors thereon; 3) to appoint Auditors for the ensuing year and to authorize the directors to fix their remuneration; 4) to ask the shareholders to consider and, if deemed advisable, approve and re-adopt the Company's yearly Stock Option Plan; and 5) to determine the number of directors and to elect directors.

The slate of directors will consist of Michael R. Sonnenreich, James W.F. Tutton, James Wyant, Brian R. Mitchell, and Clark N. Lindley. Williams Creek notes that James E. McInnes, formerly a Director and the Chief Operating Officer of the Company, has resigned from both positions and will not be standing for reelection.

"I would like to thank James McInnes for his years of service to Williams Creek in various roles, ranging from Chief Executive Officer and Chairman to Chief Operating Officer and Director," said Mr. Sonnenreich, Chairman and CEO of Williams Creek. "Williams Creek is a special company, and owes many thanks to Mr. McInnes for his contributions and devotion in various roles. We wish him well in his future endeavors."

The AGM will be will be held at the Boardroom of Computershare Trust Company of Canada, 3rd floor, 510 Burrard Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6C 3B9 on, Thursday, July 14, 2011 at the hour of 10:00 o'clock in the forenoon (Vancouver time).

About WCX:

Visit http://www.WilliamsCreek.ca to learn more about Williams Creek Gold Limited.

Williams Creek Gold Limited is a Canadian company with the primary purpose of participating broadly in the natural resource sector, with an emphasis on the gold subsector, through exploration, joint ventures or other equity investments, royalty and finance agreements.

The Company owns twenty-eight Crown Granted mineral claims known as the Westport Project in the immediate vicinity of Barkerville, BC and four Crown Granted mineral claims 17km west of Barkerville known as the Pine Properties. Both are in the Cariboo Mining Division. It also owns three Crown Granted mineral claims in the Kamloops Mining Division. Additionally, the Company has a net 30% interest in the ATW diamond property in the MacKenzie Mining District of the Northwest Territories.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors

Michael Sonnenreich,

Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO

Williams Creek Gold Limited

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed nor accepted responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release which has been prepared by management. This news release may contain forward-looking statements including management's assessments of future plans and operations, and expectations of future production. These statements are based on current expectations that involve a number of risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. These risks include, but are not limited to, the risks associated with the mining and exploration industry (e.g. operational risks in development, exploration and production; delays or changes in plans with respect to exploration or development projects or capital expenditures; the uncertainty of reserve estimates; the uncertainty of estimates and projections relating to production and the uncertainty of the availability of capital). The assumptions used in the preparation of such statements, although considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be imprecise and, as such, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements.

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