Northern Shield Options Gold Property in Nova Scotia

Ottawa, Ontario (May 2, 2018) – Northern Shield Resources Inc. (“Northern Shield” or the “Company”) [TSX-V: NRN] is pleased to announce today that is has expanded the Shot Rock Gold Property (“Shot Rock” or the “Property”) in Nova Scotia which is being explored through wholly-owned subsidiary, Seabourne Resources Inc. The size of the Property has been increased to approximately 184 square kilometres. The Company has the right to acquire up to an 80% interest in Shot Rock under an option deal signed with a local prospector (see press release December 20, 2017).