VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Strongbow Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: SBW) (“Strongbow” or the “Company”) congratulates Westhaven Ventures Inc (TSX-V:WHN) on its high grade gold discovery (17.8m grading 24.5g/t Au) at the Shovelnose project, located in southern B.C., Canada (see WHN news release dated October 17, 2018).

Through various historic transactions, Strongbow is the holder of 3,100,000 common shares of Westhaven and also holds a 2% NSR royalty on the Shovelnose project. Westhaven has the right to purchase 50% of the royalty from Strongbow for $500,000 at any time.

For additional information please contact: Irene Dorsman at +1 (604) 210 8752 or by e-mail at idorsman@strongbowexploration.com or Sherman Dahl of Pretium Communications at +1 (250) 558 8340.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

“Richard D. Williams”
Richard D. Williams, P.Geo

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.