Northern Shield Finds More High-Grade Gold on Surface at Root & Cellar Gold Project, Newfoundland; Completes Drilling Program

Ottawa, Ontario (December 15, 2021) - Northern Shield Resources Inc. ("Northern Shield" or the "Company") [TSX-V: NRN] is pleased to provide an update on exploration at its Root & Cellar Gold-Silver-Copper Project ("Root & Cellar" or the “Project”) located on the Burin Peninsula in southeastern Newfoundland. The Company can earn a 100% interest in the Project, which is being explored for epithermal gold-silver mineralization and porphyry copper deposits. The Project covers over 300 square kilometres.