Altius Appoints Fairfax Financial Nominee to Its Board

Altius Minerals Corp.

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwired - May 12, 2017) - Altius Minerals Corporation ("Altius") (TSX:ALS) is pleased to announce that in accordance with the terms of its recent financing transaction with Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, through certain of its subsidiaries (collectively, "Fairfax"), it has appointed Mr. Guy Bentinck to its Board of Directors.