South32 Confirm Continued Funding of Huckleberry Option

Ottawa, Ontario (December 5, 2016) - Northern Shield Resources Inc. ("Northern Shield" or the "Company") [TSXV: NRN] is pleased to announce South32 has confirmed its commitment to fund at least $C1.3 million of exploration expenditures at Huckleberry in 2017 in accordance with the Option and Joint Venture Agreement signed between the two parties in 2016.