OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 16, 2016) - Everton Resources Inc. ("Everton" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:EVR) is pleased to announce the re-appointments of Mr. Keith Stein, Mr. Steven Mintz, and Mr. Salvador Brouwer as Directors of Everton and Mr. André Audet as Chairman. The Company also welcomes a new director to its Board, Mr. Michel Fontaine. Mr. Fontaine's broad experience in the financial and mining industries provides the background for directing business development and managing the mining division as a Vice-President at DIAGNOS. He will be a great asset to Everton. The Board of Directors would also like to thank Mr. Michael Farrant for his contribution through the years as a Director and wishes him well in all his future endeavors.

The firm of McGovern Hurley Cunningham LLP was re-appointed as Auditors of the Company.

The shareholders have also approved an amendment to its Stock Option Plan. Under the "rolling" 10% Stock Option Plan, subject to the required approvals from regulatory authorities, the number of common shares which may be reserved under the Plan is limited to 10% of the aggregate number of common shares of the Corporation issued and outstanding, as the case may be. Consequently, the number of common shares that could be reserved under the Plan could automatically increase or decrease as the number of issued and outstanding common shares of the Corporation increases or decreases. The "rolling" Stock Option Plan must receive shareholder approval yearly, at the annual and special meeting of shareholders.

Granting of Options

Everton has granted options to purchase up to 2,960,000 common shares of the Company to its Officers, Directors, Consultant, and an employee at a price of $0.13 per share for a period of five years ending August 15, 2021.

About Everton Resources Inc.

Everton is an exploration company with concessions in the Dominican Republic adjacent to the Pueblo Viejo Mine, owned by the world's two largest gold mining companies, Barrick Gold Corporation (60%) in partnership with Goldcorp Inc. (40%) ("Goldcorp"). Everton also holds an interest in the Opinaca region of James Bay, Quebec where the Company has partnered with Hecla Mining Company which is advancing Everton's interest in the Opinaca B project by funding 100% of all exploration work on one of the largest land packages adjacent to Goldcorp's Eleonore gold deposit. Everton recently announced the acquisition of two properties: the Blue Sky Jackpot lithium property in Ontario and the Detour Lake gold property in Quebec.

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Contact Information:

Everton Resources Inc.
Andre Audet
Chairman and CEO
613-421-8406 (FAX)