Manitou Gold Inc. Applies to Extend Term of Warrants


Toronto, Ontario March 4, 2013. Manitou Gold Inc. (TSX-V:MTU) (“Manitou”) announces that it will make an application to the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSXV") to extend the term of its Series 2011-I warrants for an additional year. An aggregate of 5,900,000 Series 2011-I warrants were originally issued on March 29, 2011 (the “First Tranche Warrants”) and are exercisable at $0.70 per share March 29, 2013, and an aggregate of 227,039 Series 2011-I warrants (the “Second Tranche Warrants”) were originally issued on April 18, 2011 and are exercisable at $0.70 per share April 18, 2013, each subject to acceleration in certain circumstances as specified therein (the “Acceleration Provisions”). Manitou is applying to extend the term of the First Tranche Warrants to March 29, 2014, and the term of the Second Tranche Warrants to April 18, 2014, each subject to the Acceleration Provisions. The exercise price for the warrants will remain the same.

The warrant amendments have been approved by the board of directors of Manitou. The warrant amendments remain subject to TSXV approval.Â

For further information on Manitou Gold Inc. contact:

Todd Keast
President and Chief Executive Officer
Manitou Gold Inc.
Telephone: 705-222-8800
Facsimile: 705-222-8801
Email: info@manitougold.com

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