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Great Bear Completes $420,000 Private Placement

July 31, 2017 – Vancouver, BC, Canada – Great Bear Resources Ltd. (the “Company” or “Great Bear”, TSX-V: GBR) today announced it has closed a non-brokered private placement for gross proceeds of $420,000.

The Company has issued 1,680,000 units at a price of $0.25, with each unit consisting of one common share and one half of one common share purchase warrant entitling the holder to acquire one additional common share at a price $0.35 per share for a period of twenty-four (24) months.  The securities issued by Great Bear in connection with the private placement will be subject to a four month hold period as prescribed by applicable securities laws.  The common share purchase warrants are subject to acceleration at the Company’s discretion subsequent to expiration of the initial hold period, in the event the Company’s common shares trade on a volume weighted average price (VWAP) basis of $0.45 or more for a period of ten consecutive trading days.  Insiders participated for a portion of the placement.

Proceeds will be used to advance the Company’s projects in the Red Lake district of Ontario, as well as for general working capital purposes.  The private placement is subject to Exchange approval.

Great Bear’s principal assets are the Dixie Lake and West Madsen gold projects located in the Red Lake district of Ontario.  The Dixie Lake project is road-accessible and consists of a from-surface structurally-controlled gold mineralized zone with over 1.5 kilometres of strike length and over 160 drill holes with mineralization from surface to over 500 vertical metres depth, which remains open to extension along strike and at depth.  The West Madsen properties are also road-accessible and consist of two claim blocks located along the strike-extension of regional structures that control gold mineralization at the nearby Madsen mine of Pure Gold Mining Inc. (TSX-V: PGM).

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

For further information please contact Mr. Chris Taylor, P.Geo, President and CEO at 604-646-8354, or Mr. Knox Henderson, Investor Relations, at 604-551-2360.

 

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

“Chris Taylor”                                  

Chris Taylor, President and CEO

Inquiries:

Tel: 604-646-8354

Fax: 604-646-4526

info@greatbearresources.ca

www.greatbearresources.ca

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

This new release may contain forward-looking statements. These statements are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially because of factors discussed in the management discussion and analysis section of our interim and most recent annual financial statement or other reports and filings with the TSX Venture Exchange and applicable Canadian securities regulations. We do not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

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