March 1, 2017 – Marlin Gold Mining Ltd. (TSX‐V: MLN) (“Marlin” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce its intention to commence a normal course issuer bid (the “NCIB”), subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange (the “TSX‐V”). The Company intends to purchase, from time to time as it considers advisable over the 12‐ month period of the NCIB program, an aggregate of 2,489,358 common shares in the capital of the Company (the “Common Shares”), representing approximately 1.44% of the Company’s issued and outstanding Common Shares and approximately 10% of the Company’s “public float” (as such term is defined under the TSX‐V Corporate Finance Manual). The NCIB is expected to commence on or about March 3, 2017 and terminating on the earlier of the Company purchasing a total of 2,489,358 Common Shares, the Company providing a notice of termination, or 12 months following the commencement date. All purchases will be made through the facilities of the TSX‐V at market prices and otherwise in accordance with the rules and policies of the TSX‐V. All Common Shares acquired by the Corporation under the NCIB will be subsequently cancelled. The Company has appointed PI Financial Corp. to conduct the NCIB on its behalf.