Northern Shield to Acquire Two New Epithermal Discoveries in Nova Scotia; Drill Permitting Underway at Shot Rock Gold Silver Property

Ottawa, Ontario (October 18, 2019) - Northern Shield Resources Inc. ("Northern Shield" or the "Company") [TSX-V: NRN] is pleased to announce that Nova Scotian prospector, Mr Patrick Bellefontaine (the "Prospector"), has discovered two new vein systems in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, (the “Properties”) that are being explored for low-sulphidation epithermal gold and silver. Northern Shield, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Seabourne Resources, has signed an Option Agreement with the Prospector that gives the Company the right to acquire up to an 80% interest in both properties "Properties" subject to a 30-day due diligence period.