Orford announces the appointment of John McCluskey to its board of directors

TORONTO, April 26, 2021 / CNW / – Orford Mining Corporation (“Orford”) (TSXV: ORM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John mccluskey to its board of directors, with immediate effect. Mr. McCluskey brings significant gold-focused management experience to the Orford Advice. John mccluskey is President and CEO of Alamos Gold Inc. and has held this position since 2003, when he co-founded the company with the Hall of Famer Mining Chester millar. Mr. McCluskey was previously Director of the World Gold Council and is currently Alternate Director. Mr. McCluskey received the 2018 Murray Pezim Award for Persistence and Success in Funding Mineral Exploration from the British Columbia Association for Mineral Exploration. This award recognizes Mr. McCluskey’s role in acquiring, funding and fostering successive discoveries at Mulatos, as well as his continued success as CEO of Alamos. Mr. McCluskey was also appointed From ontario 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, based on a jury assessment of financial performance, vision, leadership, innovation, personal integrity and influence, social responsibility and entrepreneurship.

David Christie, CEO, President and Director of Orford, commented “We are very happy to welcome John mccluskey to the blackboard. John was a big supporter of Orford strategy for a number of years and having him join the team is a strong endorsement of the potential of Orford exploration properties. John has succeeded in building a mid-tier gold mining company through his persistence and support for solid exploration and mine construction. His experience will be invaluable as we work to continue to unlock the potential at Orford Properties. We look forward to his contributions as we enter a very exciting time for exploration work scheduled for 2021 on our projects. “

About Orford Mining Corporation
Orford Mining is a gold explorer focused on highly prospective and under-explored areas of Northern Quebec.

Orford active in the Nunavik region Northern Quebec include the Qiqavik and West Raglan projects comprising a set of land totaling over 105,000 hectares in the Cape Smith Belt Northern Quebec. The Qiqavik project hosts several new discoveries of high-grade gold along a mineralized axis of more than 40 km. The West Raglan Project hosts a number of high grade Raglan style nickel / copper / platinum group metal discoveries along a 55 km mineralized line. In January 2021, Orford has entered into a consolidation agreement whereby Wyloo Metals can earn up to 80% of the West Raglan project for a total expenditure of $ 25.0 million over 7 years.

In 2020, Orford acquired three new real estate positions (over 20,000 ha) in the Joutel region of the Abitibi district in the north Quebec, which is home to historic deposits such as Eagle / Telbel, Joutel Copper, Pear tree copperand the Vezza deposits. This information from neighboring properties is not necessarily indicative of mineralization on Orford Mining’s properties.

Orford continuously searches for new gold exploration opportunities North America.

Orford the common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol ORM.

To view more details on the Orford exploration projects please visit Orford website, www.orfordmining.com.

Caution Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

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

This press release contains “forward-looking information”, including statements relating to the liquidity and capital resources of Orford and the potential of one or more properties of Qiqavik and West Raglan.

Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Orford be materially different from future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by forward-looking statements. Factors that could affect the result include, but are not limited to: future prices and supply of metals; the results of the drilling; the inability to raise the necessary funds to incur the necessary expenses to maintain and advance the properties; environmental responsibilities (known and unknown); general business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties; accidents, labor disputes and other risks in the mining industry; political instability, terrorism, insurgency or war; or delays in obtaining government approvals, failure to obtain regulatory or shareholder approvals. For a more detailed analysis of these risks and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements, please refer to Orford documents filed with canadian securities regulators available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

Even if Orford attempted to identify material factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those planned, estimated or forecast. The forward-looking statements contained in this document are made as of the date of this press release and Orford disclaims any obligation to update forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise, except as required by applicable securities laws.

TSXV has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release.

SOURCE Orford Mining Corporation

For further information: David Christie, President and CEO, 2 St. Clair Avenue West, 18th Floor, Toronto, ON M4V 1L5, T: 647-255-8037, www.orfordmining.com

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