Northern Shield Commences Trenching Program and Prepares for Drilling at Root & Cellar Project, Newfoundland

Ottawa, Ontario (August 16, 2023) - Northern Shield Resources Inc. ("Northern Shield" or the "Company") [TSX-V: NRN] is pleased to provide an update on exploration at the Root & Cellar Gold-Tellurium-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 Property, which is being explored for epithermal gold-tellurium-silver and porphyry copper mineralization.