|June 19, 2007|
Silver Spruce Advisory Board Formed
June 19, 2007, Bridgewater, N.S. - Silver Spruce Resources Inc. (TSXV: SSE) is pleased to announce that it has formed an advisory Board to help guide its exploration in Labrador and elsewhere in northern Canada. Four people, all of aboriginal descent and all residents of Labrador, have agreed to serve on the Board. They include: Marcel Ashini, George Riche, Ernest McLean and Ed Montague.
All of the Advisory Board members are active in their communities and in aboriginal affairs. Marcel Ashini lives in Sheshatshui, is the development officer for the town, and works directly with the Chief of the Sheshatshui band. George Rich lives in Natuashish, a mainly Innu community on the coast of Labrador, and is a member of their Child, Youth and Family Services committee. Ernest McLean, who lives in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, is a former Minister of Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs with the government of Newfoundland and Labrador and is a member of the recently formed Nunatsiavut government. Ed Montague, a geologist, is the former representative of the Department of Natural Resources of the provincial government in Labrador West. He resides in Labrador City and is also a member of the Nunatsiavut government. Mr. Montague spent 25 years with mining and engineering companies such as Bechtel, Placer Dome and United Keno Hill, working in Canada and overseas, prior to joining the provincial government. He is a graduate in geology from Memorial University of Newfoundland and is a Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.) registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Lloyd Hillier, President and CEO of Silver Spruce comments, "We appreciate the commitment to their province, and the sustainable economic development of it, that has convinced these gentlemen to agree to serve on the Board to help guide Silver Spruce's exploration efforts. We are committed to working with the aboriginal people of the province to develop its resources for the benefit of all the people in the province. The management of Silver Spruce looks forward to a long, mutually helpful relationship with the Advisory Board."
Silver Spruce's focus continues to be uranium exploration in the Central Mineral Belt of Labrador. The company is currently carrying out an intensive exploration program including a minimum 8,000m drill program on the Two Time zone that will lead to the company's first-ever uranium resource calculation.
ABOUT SILVER SPRUCE
Silver Spruce Resources Inc. (TSXV: SSE) is a junior exploration company primarily focused on uranium in the Central Mineral Belt (CMB) and other areas of potential in Labrador, Canada. With interests in over 9,800 claims totaling approximately 2,500 square kilometres, Silver Spruce is the one of the largest landholder in one of the world's premier emerging uranium districts. The large ground position, experienced partners, and strong financial backing, make Silver Spruce a leading uranium explorer in Labrador.
For Further Information Contact:
SILVER SPRUCE RESOURCES
Gordon Barnhill, CFO & Director
Keir Reynolds, Ascenta Capital Partners Inc.
Phone: 604.684.4743 ext. 231
Toll Free: 1.866.684.4743 ext. 231
Bill Galine, Director of Corporate
Phone: 604.662.3903 ext. 106
Sean Charland, Longview Capital Partners Inc.
Phone: 604.681.5755 ext. 291
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