Osisko Improvement Corp. and O3 Mining Inc. Announce Formation of “Electrical Parts Mining Corp.” to Discover James Bay Properties for Lithium

Creation of Premier Lithium Exploration Firm in James Bay Area

Absolutely-Subscribed C$4.1 Million Financing to Fund First Section of Lithium Exploration Program

Continued Publicity to and Development of Extremely Potential Lithium Exploration Property By Fairness Possession Curiosity in Electrical Parts by Osisko Improvement and O3 Mining

TORONTO and MONTREAL, Nov. 15, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Osisko Improvement Corp. (“Osisko Improvement“) (NYSE: ODV, TSXV: ODV) and O3 Mining Inc. (“O3 Mining“) (TSXV: OIII, OTCQX: OIIIF) are happy to announce the profitable formation and capitalization of “Electrical Parts Mining Corp.” (“Electrical Parts“) to probe for lithium potential on sure James Bay properties in Eeyou Istchee Space, Nunavik, Québec transferred to Electrical Parts by Osisko Improvement and O3 Mining (the “Spin-out Transaction“).

Spin-Out Transaction

Pursuant to the Spin-out Transaction, Electrical Parts acquired from:

  (i) Osisko Improvement, all of its shares and partnership items in sure subsidiaries holding the rights and title to and curiosity in its James Bay properties, in change for the issuance by Electrical Parts to Osisko Improvement of 9,599,999 widespread shares of Electrical Parts (“EEM Shares“); and
  (ii) O3 Mining, all of its rights and title to and curiosity in its Éléonore Opinaca property, in change for two,400,000 EEM Shares (the “Switch“).

After giving impact to the Switch, Osisko Improvement and O3 Mining held 80% and 20%, respectively, of the excellent EEM Shares.

The property transferred to Electrical Parts encompass: (i) all the issued and excellent shares of Coulon Mines Inc., previously a wholly-owned subsidiary of Osisko Improvement; (ii) all the issued and excellent widespread shares of 9852239 Canada Inc., previously a wholly-owned subsidiary of Osisko Improvement; (iii) all the issued and excellent partnership items in Basic Partnership Osisko Baie James previously held by Osisko Improvement; and (iv) all of O3 Mining’s rights, title and curiosity in and to the Éléonore Opinaca property, along with any claims, permits, leases, or different types of tenure substituted, renewed or amended for such pursuits, and all contractual rights presently held or acquired for the good thing about such property (collectively, the “Transferred Property“).


Subsequent to the Switch, Electrical Parts accomplished an fairness financing of 8,217,405 EEM Shares at a value of C$0.50 per EEM Share for mixture gross proceeds to Electrical Parts of C$4,108,702.50 (the “Financing“). Proceeds of the Financing shall be utilized by Electrical Parts to fund the primary part of exploration actions on its newly-acquired James Bay properties and for common company functions.

After giving impact to the Financing, Osisko Improvement and O3 Mining maintain roughly 47% and 12%, respectively, of the excellent EEM Shares, with the remaining roughly 41% of the excellent EEM Shares held by the subscribers collaborating within the Financing.

Completion of the Spin-out Transaction permits Osisko Improvement and O3 Mining to proceed to deal with their respective major companies of creating their respective materials gold properties, whereas persevering with to have publicity to the Transferred Property by way of their respective possession pursuits in Electrical Parts.

The Financing was accomplished in reliance on exemptions from the prospectus requirement below Nationwide Instrument 45-106 – Prospectus Exemptions, and the EEM Shares offered thereunder are topic to resale restrictions below Canadian securities legal guidelines ending 4 months and at some point after the date that Electrical Parts turns into a reporting issuer in any province or territory of Canada.

Sure insiders of Osisko Improvement participated within the Financing for an mixture of 1,400,000 EEM Shares for whole consideration of C$700,000. Every subscription by an insider could also be thought of to be a “associated get together transaction” for functions of Multilateral Instrument 61-101 – Safety of Minority Safety Holders in Particular Transactions (“MI 61-101“) because the Financing could also be a transaction whereby Osisko Improvement is deemed to promote, switch or eliminate an asset to “associated events” (throughout the which means of MI 61-101). The subscriptions by such associated events are exempt from the formal valuation and minority shareholder necessities below MI 61-101 in reliance upon the exemptions contained in part 5.5(a) and 5.7(1)(a), respectively, of MI 61-101 because the honest market worth of the transaction, insofar because it includes events, just isn’t greater than the 25% of Osisko Improvement’s market capitalization.

About Osisko Improvement Corp.

Osisko Improvement Corp. is a premier North American gold growth firm centered on high-quality past-producing properties situated in mining pleasant jurisdictions with district scale potential. The Firm’s goal is to turn out to be an intermediate gold producer by advancing its 100%-owned Cariboo Gold Undertaking, situated in central B.C., Canada, the Tintic Undertaking within the historic East Tintic mining district in Utah, U.S.A., and the San Antonio Gold Undertaking in Sonora, Mexico. Along with appreciable brownfield exploration potential of those properties, that profit from important historic mining knowledge, present infrastructure and entry to expert labour, the Firm’s mission pipeline is complemented by different potential exploration properties. The Firm’s technique is to develop enticing, long-life, socially and environmentally sustainable mining property, whereas minimizing publicity to growth danger and rising mineral assets.

For additional details about Osisko Improvement Corp, please contact:

Sean Roosen | Chair & CEO
Phone: (514) 940-0685
Electronic mail: [email protected]

Philip Rabenok | Investor Relations
Phone: (437) 423-3644
Electronic mail: [email protected]

About O3 Mining Inc.

O3 Mining Inc. is a gold explorer and mine developer on the highway to provide from its extremely potential gold camps in Québec, Canada. O3 Mining advantages from the help and experience of a group of business leaders because it grows in the direction of being a gold producer with a number of multi-million-ounce deposits in Québec.

O3 Mining is well-capitalized and owns a 100% curiosity in all its properties (62,000 hectares) in Québec. O3 Mining trades on the TSX Enterprise Alternate (TSXV: OIII) and OTC Markets (OTCQX: OIIIF). The Company is targeted on delivering superior returns to its shareholders and long-term advantages to its stakeholders. Additional data will be discovered on O3 Mining’s web site at https://o3mining.com

For additional details about O3 Mining Inc., please contact:

José Vizquerra | CEO, President & Director
Electronic mail: [email protected]

Alex Rodriguez | Vice President, Company Improvement
Electronic mail: [email protected]
Phone: (647) 391-7724


This information launch comprises “aheadtrying data” (throughout the which means of relevant Canadian securities legal guidelines) and “ahead trying statements” (throughout the which means of the U.S. Non-public Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995). Such statements or data are recognized with phrases reminiscent of “anticipate”, “imagine”, “anticipate”, “plan”, “intend”, “potential”, “estimate”, “suggest”, “mission”, “outlook”, “foresee” or comparable phrases suggesting future outcomes or statements relating to any potential end result. Such statements on this information launch could embrace, with out limitation, statements pertaining to: references to the lithium potential of the James Bay and Éléonore Opinaca properties, the usage of proceeds from the Financing, and the power of Electrical Parts to hold out its first part of exploration actions. Such forward-looking data or statements are based mostly on a variety of dangers, uncertainties and assumptions which can trigger precise outcomes or different expectations to vary materially from these anticipated and which can show to be incorrect. Precise outcomes might differ materially as a consequence of a variety of components, together with, with out limitation, satisfying the necessities of the TSX Enterprise Alternate (if in any respect). Though the Firm believes that the expectations mirrored within the aheadtrying data or statements are cheap, potential buyers within the Firm securities shouldn’t place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as a result of the Firm can present no assurance that such expectations will show to be right. Aheadtrying data and statements contained on this information launch are as of the date of this information launch and the Firm assumes no obligation to replace or revise this forward-looking data and statements besides as required by regulation.

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