TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 1, 2016) - Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RPX) (the "Company" or "Red Pine") announces the results of the Annual and Special Meeting of its Shareholders (the "Meeting") held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on January 29, 2016. All resolutions were passed with the required majorities.

At the meeting, the shareholders elected the following persons (with the corresponding voting percentages of the votes cast as provided below) to serve as directors of the Company. Each director will hold his office for a term expiring at the next annual meeting of shareholders or until his successor is duly elected and qualified.

  • Elgin Wolfe (99.87.0% voted "for", 0.13% withhold)
  • Quentin Yarie (96.19% voted "for", 3.81% withhold)
  • Joseph Heng (99.62.0% voted "for", 0.38% withhold)
  • Brent Nykoliation (99.87% voted "for", 0.13% withhold)
  • Myles Johnson (96.32% voted "for", 3.68% withhold)

The following are the results of the other matters presented at the Meeting. The percentages noted below represent the "For" votes and are expressed as a percentage of the total votes cast.

Resolution 2: 97.99% ratified the appointment of MNP LLP, as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending July 31, 2015 and authorized the directors to fix remuneration;

Resolution 3: 98.84% approve a special resolution authorizing the Board of Directors to amend the articles of incorporation to change its name to "Wawa Gold Inc." or to such other name as the Board of Directors deems appropriate;

In addition, following the Meeting, the Board of Directors approved the re-appointments of the following executive officers:

  • Elgin Wolfe as Chairman of the Board
  • Quentin Yarie as Chief Executive Officer and President
  • Marc Johnson as Chief Financial Officer

About Red Pine Exploration Inc.

Red Pine Exploration Inc. is a gold and base-metals exploration company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Company's common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "RPX".

Red Pine has a 30% interest in the Wawa Gold Project and is part of a Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with Citabar LLP and Augustine Ventures Inc. Under the terms of the JVA, Red Pine is the Operating Manager and continues to explore and advance the current gold resource on the property.

On December 17, 2015, Red Pine and Augustine Ventures conjointly signed a Letter of Intent to merge. The merged exploration company will own 60% of the Wawa Gold Project.

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Contact Information:

Quentin Yarie
President & CEO
(416) 364-7024

Mia Boiridy
Investor Relations
(416) 364-7024