TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 2, 2015) - Detour Gold Corporation (TSX:DGC) ("Detour Gold" or the "Company") reports that on September 1, 2015, representatives from the Ministry of Labour were at the Detour Lake mine to obtain additional information related to the death of a Detour Gold employee that occurred at the mine on June 3, 2015.

The Company participated in the original investigation by the Ministry of Labour immediately following the employee's death in June. On August 31, 2015, the Company was advised that the Ontario Provincial Police and Ministry of Labour would be further investigating the circumstances surrounding the employee's death. We will continue to cooperate fully with the police and the Ministry of Labour in this investigation.

Detour Gold continues in its support and condolences to the family, and is respectful of their privacy.

About Detour Gold

Detour Gold is an intermediate gold producer in Canada that holds a 100% interest in the Detour Lake mine, a long life large-scale open pit operation.

Contact Information:

Detour Gold Corporation
Paul Martin
President and CEO
(416) 304.0800

Detour Gold Corporation
Laurie Gaborit
Director Investor Relations
(416) 304.0581

Detour Gold Corporation
Commerce Court West, 199 Bay Street, Suite 4100
P.O. Box 121, Commerce Court Postal Station
Toronto, Ontario M5L 1E2