WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Jun 18, 2013) - San Gold Corporation (SGR.TO)(SGRCF) is saddened today to announce the passing of Rod Bushie, a former Manitoba Grand Chief, 18-year Chief of nearby Hollow Water First Nation, an important Company liaison with Manitoba First Nation communities, and a close colleague of many of the Company's senior management team.
"We are saddened by Rod's passing and extend our deepest sympathies to his family, friends and vast network of colleagues. Rod was a tireless worker for the betterment of First Nation communities across Manitoba. He believed deeply in the opportunity that resource development projects presented for economic development in First Nation, Metis, and other remote communities. He was also a tremendous influence within the Company for increasing local employment levels across the region and his presence will be deeply missed," said San Gold's Lead Director, Dale Ginn.
About San Gold
San Gold is an established Canadian gold producer, explorer, and developer that owns and operates the Rice Lake Mining Complex near Bissett, Manitoba. The Company employs more than 450 people and is committed to the highest standards of safety and environmental stewardship. San Gold is on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "SGR" and on the OTCQX under the symbol "SGRCF".
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