MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 30, 2017) - Sphinx Resources Ltd. ("Sphinx" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:SFX) is pleased to announce that it received a $540,661 payment for a tax refund, from Revenu Quebec in connection with the notices of objection filed by the Corporation relating to tax credits for the years 2012, 2013 and 2014. This is in addition to the amount of $1,171,935 received by the Corporation in 2016 (see press release of May 31, 2016).

The Corporation also announces that, in connection with the extension of the convertible debenture maturity date until December 19, 2018 with Société d'investissement dans la diversification de l'exploration s.e.c. ("SIDEX") announced on December 21, 2016, the extension also applies to each common share purchase warrant that entitles the holder to purchase one common share at $0.17.

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Sphinx is engaged in the generation and acquisition of precious metals exploration projects in Québec, a Canadian province which is recognized as an attractive mining jurisdiction worldwide.

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Normand Champigny
President and Chief Executive Officer