Northern Shield Continues to Improve Gold Assays and Discovers Gold in Outcrop, Shot Rock, Nova Scotia

Ottawa, Ontario (October 18, 2018) - Northern Shield Resources Inc. ("Northern Shield" or the "Company") [TSX-V: NRN] is pleased to announce that the stockwork-style epithermal quartz veining recently found in bedrock through grab sampling at the Shot Rock Gold Property (the “Property”) in Nova Scotia assayed 0.96 g/t Au. Additionally, a newly discovered boulder found approximately 600 metres east of this outcrop assayed 3.3 g/t Au. This is the highest gold assay from Shot Rock to date and to the Company’s knowledge, the first known occurrence of mineralised epithermal banded quartz veins in northern Nova Scotia. Shot Rock is being explored through Northern Shield’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Seabourne Resources Inc., which can earn up to an 80% interest in the Property.