Northern Shield Completes First Phase of Drilling at Huckleberry; Prepares for Drilling at Séquoi

Ottawa, Ontario (October 5, 2016) - Northern Shield Resources Inc. ("Northern Shield" or the "Company") [TSX-V: NRN] is pleased to announce that the initial drill program has been completed at the Company's Huckleberry property.  Seven holes totaling 2,053 meters were drilled, including one hole abandoned for technical reasons.  A first batch of samples is in process at the analytical lab and the remainder are in transit. The drilling program is being executed under the terms of the option agreement with South32 Limited, announced on June 7, 2016.+Read More