NioBay Metals provides an update on the exploration permit application at the James Bay Niobium project

Niobay Metals Inc.

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - June 12, 2017) - Niobay Metals Inc. ("NioBay" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:NBY) has been informed by the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines of Ontario (''MNDM") that its application for an exploration permit on the James Bay Niobium project will remain on temporary hold for now. Despite a number of requests, the leadership of Moose Cree First Nation ("MCFN") has to this day refused to open a dialogue with the Company and to discuss their concerns associated with the exploration program and the project. The MNDM is taking steps to organize a meeting with representatives of the MCFN to address any concerns they may have about the proposed drilling campaign.