Aurvista Gold Corporation Extends Strike at Douay West and Expands Porphyry Mineralization; Highlights Include 9.0 metres @ 4.53 g/t Au and 4.5 metres @ 4.68 g/t Au

Maple Gold Mines Ltd.

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - July 17, 2017) - Aurvista Gold Corporation ("Aurvista" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AVA)(OTCQB:ARVSF)(FRANKFURT:AV2) is pleased to report the final drill results and summary from the recently completed 2017 spring-summer drill program. The drill program totaled 23,965 metres (m) across 59 drill-holes. Forty of the 59 completed drill-holes focused on the 4km long porphyry trend, extension targets and multiple zones of mineralization parallel to the core porphyry system. Included in the assays reported today are 13 new drill-holes (5,192m) located in the central segment of the porphyry system (Porphyry Zone, 20 Zone and Central Zone), which was successful in hitting more high-grade gold, significant low-grade halos of mineralization, as well as delineating further mineralization at depth. High-grade highlights include: