QUÉBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 14, 2015) - MONARQUES RESOURCES INC. ("Monarques" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:MQR) (FRANKFURT:MR7) is pleased to announce that it has changed its name for "Corporation Aurifère Monarques / Monarques Gold Corporation". The new name is more representative of the sector in which the Corporation currently operates. The stock symbol of the Corporation will remain unchanged. The change of name is subject to the final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.


Monarques is a gold exploration company currently focusing its efforts on the development of gold projects along the Cadillac Break, in the Val-d'Or area of Quebec. Monarques currently has nearly 200 km² of property holdings in the Val-d'Or area, two mining concessions and one mining lease, and over $9 million in credits from the Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources naturelles.

Forward-Looking Statements

The forward-looking statements in this press release involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause Monarques' actual results, performance and achievements to be materially different from the results, performance or achievements expressed or implied therein. Neither 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 press release.

Contact Information:

Jean-Marc Lacoste
President and CEO
1-888-994-4465 x 201

Vincent Janelle
Vice President, Investor Relations
1-888-994-4465 x 202