TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 31, 2017) - Hornby Bay Mineral Exploration Ltd. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:HBE) is pleased to announce that it has made application for an exploration permit with the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines on its 100% owned East Clavos Gold Property in the Timmins-Porcupine Mining Camp. Following receipt of the permit, the Company will undertake a diamond drill program consisting of a minimum of 8 drill holes totaling up to a length of 1,300 metres.

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