TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 19, 2017) - Hornby Bay Mineral Exploration Ltd. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:HBE) is pleased to announce that has received an exploration permit from the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines to conduct drilling on its 100% owned East Clavos Gold Property in the Timmins-Porcupine Mining Camp. The Company plans to undertake a diamond drill program consisting of a minimum of 8 drill holes totaling up to a length of 1,300 metres, subject to completion of a financing.

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Hornby Bay Mineral Exploration Ltd.
Chris Irwin
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