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Williams Creek Gold Announces Changes to its Board of Directors

Friday, November 01, 2013

Williams Creek Gold Announces Changes to its Board of Directors

19:00 EDT Friday, November 01, 2013

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Nov. 1, 2013) - Williams Creek Gold (TSX VENTURE:WCX) announces that Mr. Brian Mitchell will be stepping down from his director position effective immediately in order to focus on other professional responsibilities. "We would like to thank Mr. Mitchell for his counsel over the years, and his undeterred focus on providing effective value adds to our Board. We wish Mr. Mitchell the best in his future endeavours," said James Wyant, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

About Williams Creek Gold Limited (WCX)

Visit http://www.WilliamsCreek.ca to learn more about Williams Creek Gold Limited.

Williams Creek Gold Limited is a Canadian company with the primary purpose of participating broadly in the natural resource sector, with an emphasis on the gold subsector, through exploration, joint ventures or other equity investments, royalty and finance agreements.

Williams Creek Gold Limited owns twenty-eight Crown Granted mineral claims known as the Barkerville Project in the immediate vicinity of Barkerville, BC in the Cariboo mining division. The Cariboo gold belt and the Barkerville Camp have a long history of gold production dating back to the 1800s. Historically the Barkerville Camp has reported gold production of 3.8 million ounces, including 2.6 million ounces from surface placer and 1.2 million ounces from lode mining. When placer gold production peaked in the late 1890s, Williams Creek Gold's Black Jack (District Lot 1B), Home Stake (District Lot 4B), Cornish (District Lot 1F) and Wintrip (District Lot 32F) Crown Granted mineral claims were among the first acquired in the early search for lode gold.

Williams Creek Gold Limited also owns a block of four mineral claims 17km west of Barkerville known as the Pine Properties. The Company has three Crown Granted mineral claims in the Kamloops Mining Division, two of which are adjacent to New Gold's New Afton project. Williams Creek Gold Limited also owns the Ahbau Creek, Chubby Bear and Ahbau Lake claim groups in Central British Columbia, as well as the BOPS claims in Nevada.

Williams Creek Gold is earning a 50% interest through a joint venture with Tyhee Gold Corp. in the Big Sky Property north of Yellowknife, NWT.

Additionally, Williams Creek Gold Limited has a net 30% interest in the ATW diamond property in the MacKenzie Mining District of the Northwest Territories. Williams Creek also holds the BOPS Project consisting of 32 unpatented lode mining claims in Pershing County, Nevada.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

James A. Wyant, Chairman and Interim CEO

Williams Creek Gold Limited

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed nor accepted responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release which has been prepared by management. This news release may contain forward-looking statements including management's assessments of future plans and operations, and expectations of future production. These statements are based on current expectations that involve a number of risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. These risks include, but are not limited to, the risks associated with the mining and exploration industry (e.g. operational risks in development, exploration and production; delays or changes in plans with respect to exploration or development projects or capital expenditures; the uncertainty of reserve estimates; the uncertainty of estimates and projections relating to production and the uncertainty of the availability of capital). The assumptions used in the preparation of such statements, although considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be imprecise and, as such, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Contact Information:
Williams Creek Gold Limited
James A. Wyant
514.983.6194
www.williamscreek.ca

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