Aurvista Gold Corporation Appoints New Directors and Announces Results of Annual General Meeting

Maple Gold Mines Ltd.

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Aug. 17, 2017) - Aurvista Gold Corporation ("Aurvista" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AVA)(OTCQB:ARVSF)(FRANKFURT:AV2) is pleased to report that all of the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated July 12, 2017 for the annual general meeting of shareholders (the "AGM") of Aurvista were elected as directors of the Company. Shareholders at the AGM approved amendments to the Company's stock option plan, the recent grant of 3,300,000 options to certain officers and consultants (see press release May 23, 2017) and approved the appointment of the Company's auditors and the ratification of the Advance Notice By-law.