CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 9, 2013) - BlackPearl Resources Inc. ("BlackPearl" or the "Company") (PXX.TO)(OMX:PXXS) announces that at its annual general meeting of shareholders held in Calgary, Alberta on May 9, 2013, all of the nominees proposed as directors and listed in its notice of meeting and information circular dated March 28, 2013, were elected as directors of BlackPearl, the results being as follows:
|Director||Votes For||Percent||Votes Withheld||Percent|
|John H. Craig||155,424,550||94.9%||7,412,258||4.5%|
|Brian D. Edgar||159,946,449||97.7%||2,890,359||1.8%|
|John L. Festival||162,551,551||99.2%||285,257||0.2%|
|Keith C. Hill||156,039,120||95.3%||6,797,688||4.2%|
|Victor M. Luhowy||161,925,481||98.9%||911,327||0.6%|
The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's auditors was also approved.
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