Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – August 17, 2016) – WPC Resources Inc. (TSXV: WPQ) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”) was held on August 11, 2016. A total of 23.38 million shares were voted by proxy representing 23.6% of the Company’s issued common shares. All items were passed by the shareholders and the Board of Directors is continuing as Al Fabbro, Ian Graham, Robert Metcalfe, Wayne Moorhouse, Stephen Wilkinson and Kenneth R. Yurichuk.

The following is a summary of the voting details:

ResolutionVotes For
Votes Against/Withheld
Number of directors (6)23,030,5400
Allan Fabbro23,030,5400
Ian Graham23,030,5400
Robert Metcalfe23,030,5400
Wayne Moorhouse23,030,5400
Stephen Wilkinson23,030,5400
Kenneth R. Yurichuk23,030,5400
Appointment of Auditors23,030,5400
Stock Option Plan22,942,54088,000

Corporate Update

The Company is currently completing its work on the definitive agreement with Mandalay Resources Corporation to acquire 100% ownership of Lupin Mines Inc. Lupin Mines Inc. owns the past producing Lupin Gold Mine and the advanced stage Ulu Gold Project.

The Lupin Gold Mine consists of a permitted and bonded past producing gold asset with existing and maintained mine, mill and camp infrastructure. Upon completion of the definitive agreement, the Company plans an initial 3,000 metre ($1.5 million budget) drill program at Lupin to identify near-term production targets as well as a mill and mine refurbishment study, both intended to position the Company to restart production at Lupin as expeditiously as possible.

About WPC Resources Inc.

WPC is a Vancouver-based gold company focused on mineral exploration and development. The Company has entered into a letter agreement to acquire a 100% interest in the historic Lupin Gold Mine and Ulu Gold Property from Mandalay Resources Corporation. In addition, The Company has entered into agreements to acquire Inukshuk Exploration Inc., the owner of a 100% interest in the 8,000-hectare Hood River property located contiguous to the Ulu Gold Property. The Company trades on the TSX-Venture Exchange under the symbol, WPQ, and has 98,500,304 common shares currently issued and outstanding.

For further information, please contact:

Stephen Wilkinson, President and CEO

                             – or –

Wayne Moorhouse, CFO and Secretary

Telephone: 778-379-1433

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