TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 26, 2016) - Reliant Gold Corp. ("Reliant" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:REC) announces that it has made the following board and management changes effective January 26, 2016:

Dr. Trevor Boyd has resigned as a director, VP Exploration and Corporate Secretary of the Corporation in order to pursue other opportunities.

Mr. J. Errol Farr has resigned as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation. Mr. Farr continues in his role as Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation.

Mr. Kabir Ahmed is appointed as a director of the Corporation, and has also been appointed as the Corporation's President and Chief Executive Officer, Corporate Secretary and Corporate Counsel, which are all subject to regulatory approval as may be required. Mr. Ahmed has two decades of experience as a corporate and securities lawyer, and is the founder of Reliant. As part of their mandate, Mr. Ahmed and Mr. Farr will be reviewing strategic options for the Corporation.

The Corporation thanks Dr. Boyd for his many years of service as a valued director and officer of Reliant. He has been instrumental in identifying prospective mineral exploration projects for Reliant and for expertly leading the Corporation's exploration and development programs over the past several years.


Reliant is a junior mineral exploration company with an experienced management team engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of properties for the mining of precious and base metals. Reliant holds a 49% joint venture interest in the Borden Lake South Property, comprised of 20 mining claims representing 294 claim units covering approximately 4,704 hectares, and located 10 kilometres east of the Town of Chapleau, Ontario.

The common shares of Reliant trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the stock symbol "REC".


Certain statements in this press release may constitute "forward-looking" statements which involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of Reliant or the industry in which it operates to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. When used in this press release, the words "estimate", "believe", "anticipate", "intend", "expect", "plan", "may", "should", "will", the negative thereof or other variations thereon or comparable terminology are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect the current expectations of the management of Reliant with respect to future events based on currently available information and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied by those forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties are detailed from time to time, including, without limitation, under the heading "Risk Factors", in Reliant's prospectus and in other continuous disclosure documents that are filed by Reliant from time to time with the Ontario, Alberta or British Columbia Securities Commissions which are available at and to which readers of this press release are referred for additional information concerning Reliant, its prospects and the risks and uncertainties relating to Reliant and its prospects. New risk factors may arise from time to time and it is not possible for management to predict all of those risk factors or the extent to which any factor or combination of factors may cause actual results, performance and achievements of Reliant to be materially different from those contained in forward-looking statements. Although the forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon what management believes to be reasonable assumptions, Reliant cannot assure investors that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. Given these risks and uncertainties, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results.

The forward-looking information contained in this press release is current only as of the date hereof. Reliant does not undertake or assume any obligation, except as required by law, to release publicly any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

No securities commission or regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the contents of this press release.

Neither the 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 release.

Contact Information:

Reliant Gold Corp.
J. Errol Farr, CPA, CMA
Chairman, Chief Financial Officer and Director
(647) 296-1270
(416) 363-4567 (FAX)