TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 21, 2015) - Detour Gold Corporation (TSX:DGC) ("Detour Gold" or the "Company") announces that the Detour Lake Mine poured its one millionth ounce of gold on September 16, approximately thirty months after pouring its first gold bar on February 18, 2013.

To mark this occasion, Michael Gravelle, Minister of Northern Development and Mines, local mayors and Aboriginal leaders are visiting the Detour Lake mine today.

Paul Martin, Detour Gold's President and CEO, commented, "We're pleased to celebrate this significant achievement in just over two and half years with our employees, contractors and Aboriginal partners. Our goal is to ensure that our next millionth ounce of gold is produced with improved operational excellence, strong environmental stewardship and a leading safety culture."

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
www.detourgold.com