TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carlisle Goldfields Limited ("Carlisle" or the "Company") (TSX:CGJ) announces the results of the Annual General and Special Meeting (the "Meeting") which was held on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 10:30 am, at which 48.4% of the issued and outstanding shares were represented. Shareholders voted in favor of all resolutions brought before the meeting.
A detailed description of all resolutions that were voted on can be reviewed in more detail in the Company's Information Circular, which was filed on SEDAR on December 15, 2014. A summary of the voting results are as follows:
- Election of Board of Directors: Jennifer Boyle, Abraham Drost, James Macintosh, Peter MacPhail, Bruce Reid, Chris Richter, Donald Sheldon, Harold Shipes, and Nick Tintor were elected as Directors of the Company for the ensuing year.
- Appointment of Auditors: KPMG LLP re-elected as the Auditor of the Company for the ensuing year.
- Approval of Stock Option Plan: Reapproved the Company's stock option plan
- Approval of Shareholder Rights Plan: Reapproved the Company's Shareholder Rights Plan
- Amendment to the By-Laws: Approved amendment to the Company's By-Laws
- Consolidation of Common Shares: Approved Authorization for Consolidation of Common Shares of a ratio up to 6:5 to 1
The proxy results of voting in respect of the Directors and Common Share consolidation are as follows:
|Jennifer Boyle||Abraham Drost|
|Votes for: 85.12%||Votes for: 88.75%|
|Votes withheld: 14.79%||Votes withheld: 11.25%|
|James Macintosh||Peter MacPhail|
|Votes for: 83.88%||Votes for: 87.90%|
|Votes withheld: 16.12%||Votes withheld: 12.10%|
|Bruce Reid||Chris Richter|
|Votes for: 90.05%||Votes for: 87.89%|
|Votes withheld: 9.95%||Votes withheld: 12.11%|
|Harold Shipes||Nick Tintor|
|Votes for: 92.43%||Votes for: 92.54%|
|Votes withheld: 7.57%||Votes withheld: 7.46%|
|Votes for: 85.47%|
| Votes withheld: 14.53% |
|Consolidation of Common Shares|
|Votes for: 88.82%|
About Carlisle: Carlisle Goldfields Limited is a Canadian gold exploration and development company focused on development of its Lynn Lake Gold Camp in Lynn Lake, Manitoba, Canada. Carlisle has NI 43-101 compliant mineral resource estimates on five (5) deposits within its Lynn Lake Gold Camp, four of which form the basis for the December, 2013 PEA (Farley Lake Mine Deposit, MacLellan Mine Deposit, Burnt Timber Mine Deposit, and Linkwood Deposit).
Carlisle recently announced a private placement and Earn-In Joint Venture with AuRico Gold Inc. which will focus on a feasibility level study of the historical Farley Lake Mine and MacLellan Mine deposits.
Carlisle's objective, together with AuRico and its provincial government, municipal and First Nation project stakeholders, is to efficiently advance the Lynn Lake project through feasibility and engineering, environmental and mine permitting to set the stage for resumption of gold production in the historical Lynn Lake mining camp, Manitoba.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or solicitation of an offer to buy the securities in any jurisdiction. The Company's shares and other securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent an applicable exemption from the registration requirements.
Except for statements of historical fact contained herein, the information in this press release may constitute "forward-looking information" within the meaning of Canadian securities law. Other than statements of historical fact, all statements are "forward-looking statements," including the objective of the joint venture agreement to advance part of the property to feasibility study stage, involve various known and unknown risks and uncertainties and other factors. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove accurate. Results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Readers of this press release are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these "forward-looking statements." Except as otherwise required by applicable securities statutes or regulation, Carlisle expressly disclaims any intent or obligation to update publicly forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
Neither IIROC nor the TSX accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.
Source:Carlisle Goldfields Limited