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Toronto, Ontario, August 23, 2021, NewOrigin Gold Corp. (TSX-V: NEWO) (“NewOrigin” or the “Company”) announces that Mark Santarossa is stepping-down as President and Board Member of the Company.  The Company has begun searching for a new president and expects to have the role filled in the coming months.  In the interim, current board member Elijah Tyshynski will be taking the position of Lead Director to assist with the transition. Mr. Tyshynski is also currently a Board Member of O3 Mining, along with working on Strategic Development for Osisko Mining. 

Dr. Valliant commented, “On behalf of NewOrigin’s Board of Directors, I would like to thank Mark for his contribution over the past six months in our corporate rebranding efforts and advancement of our drill program at North Abitibi.  I would also like to thank Mr. Tyshynski for agreeing to step-up and help with the transition, which highlights the continued commitment from O3 and Osisko Mining to the success of the company going forward.”  

NewOrigin is commencing an up to 3,000 metre diamond drill program to test extensive zones of gold mineralization at its North Abitibi Gold Property. The planned drill program is designed to further evaluate changes at depth within zones of known mineralization and to conduct initial drill tests of near-surface exploration targets identified by induced polarization (IP) surveys and past till sampling. The Company has contracted Edcor Drilling Services to complete the drilling. The drill rig will be mobilized to site in the coming weeks.

About NewOrigin Gold Corp.

NewOrigin Gold Corp. (formerly Tri Origin Exploration Ltd.) is a well-funded, Canadian gold exploration company focused on drill discovery on its projects in the Canadian Shield.

NewOrigin’s management and board have extensive experience in the delineation and development of gold deposits and is well positioned with under-explored projects in productive mining camps. The Company applies sound geological science and new techniques and technologies to advance its projects, with the support of our new strategic backers, O3 Mining Inc. and Osisko Mining Inc. NewOrigin Gold trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the ticker “NEWO”.

For more information please visit www.neworigingold.com or SEDAR www.sedar.com or contact: 


Dr. Robert Valliant, PhD


M: 416-709-9943

E: rvalliant@neworigingold.com

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