VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired – October 19, 2015) – StrikePoint Gold Inc. (the "Company" or "StrikePoint") (TSX VENTURE:SKP) previously announced that a new drilling program had begun on their Lobstick Gold Property near Sioux Narrows, Ontario. The property is located in the developing Wabigoon Subprovince of the Superior Province.
Strikepoint Gold has awarded the drilling contract to Asinike Drilling of Naotkamegwanning First Nation. This is a First Nation owned and operated drilling company.
Naotkamegwanning First Nation trained and certified 12 common core diamond drill helpers to help contribute to their business endeavor. Laura Kakeeway, Economic Development Manager stated, “We are very excited to receive the contract and look forward to developing our drilling expertise and provide services to the mineral exploration industry in our traditional territories.”
This collaboration shows Stikepoint’s commitment to working with and helping develop First Nation communities in Ontario.
The underexplored Wabigoon Subprovince is attracting attention, specifically with the development of New Gold’s Rainy River Project.
The company’s website displays several figures related to the project for observation.
Additional information can be viewed at the Company's website www.strikepointgold.com.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors of Strike Point Gold Inc.
Shawn Khunkhun, President, CEO