Aurvista Gold Corporation Appoints New Vice-President, Exploration and Vice-President, Compliance

Maple Gold Mines Ltd.

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 18, 2017) - Aurvista Gold Corporation ("Aurvista" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AVA)(OTCQB:ARVSF)(FRANKFURT:AV2) is pleased to announce the appointment of Friedrich (Fred) Speidel as the Company's new Vice-President, Exploration. Mr. Speidel will lead Aurvista's exploration team and coordinate with the Company's recently announced Technical Advisory Committee (see press release July 27, 2017) to execute the Company's updated exploration and drilling plans (see press release September 12, 2017).