Equitas Welcomes Michael O’Brien as Chief Financial Officer


November 17th, 2016

Vancouver, British Columbia, November XX, 2016 - Equitas Resources Corp. (“Equitas” or the “Company”) (TSXV: EQT) (US: EQTRF) (Frankfurt: T6UN) is pleased to welcome the appointment of Michael O’Brien as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”), effective immediately. Mr. O’Brien replaces Jody Bellefleur (CFO).

Mr. O’Brien has over 9 years of experience as CFO of TSX and TSXV-listed junior mining companies, including most recently as CFO of Golden Predator Mining Corp. (TSXV: GPD), a gold company with several projects located in Canada, and prior to that, as CFO of Africo Resources Ltd. (TSX: ARL), a copper and cobalt company with assets in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He currently sits as CFO for BHK Mining Corp. (TSXV: BHK), a company with manganese assets in Africa. O’Brien is a Chartered Accountant and, including the above, brings more than 20 years of financial management and regulatory compliance experience to the Company.

Alan Carter, Equitas’ Interim CEO and President states: “We would like to thank Jody for her many contributions to EQT during her time with the Company, and wish her the best in her future endeavors.”

For more information on Equitas Resources Corp., please contact Investor Relations, at 604-681-1568 or info@equitasresources.com.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors,

EQUITAS RESOURCES CORP.

“Alan Carter”

Alan Carter

President & CEO

Tel: 604-681-1568

info@equitasresources.com

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