April 5, 2018 – Vancouver, BC: Riverside Resources Inc. (“Riverside” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: RRI) is pleased to provide an update on the Ariel Copper Project (the “Project”) which comprises a 1,242-hectare mining concession located in northeastern Sonora, along the most productive copper belt in Mexico. Riverside holds 100% of the mineral rights to the concession and has conducted generative exploration work, which was funded through the exploration alliance with Antofagasta (see press release February 29, 2016). The Project covers an extensive zone of hydrothermal alteration, measuring 2.8 km in length by up to 1.9 km wide. The western half of the Ariel claim covers an extensive zone of porphyry copper style rock alteration that is now being explored by Riverside. The Ariel Project represents one of a number of prospective copper projects that Riverside will continue to work up and explore new potential joint-venture partnerships.