Nunavik Nickel Mines Appoints New President & CEO

| JULY 17, 2015

Val-d’Or, Québec — Nunavik Nickel Mines Ltd. (TSX-V:KZZ; “Nunavik Nickel” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Dr. C. Jens Zinke has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Glenn J. Mullan, who has served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer since its inception, will continue as a director of Nunavik Nickel.

Dr. Zinke, who has also served as a director of Nunavik Nickel since its inception, graduated as a Mining Engineer specializing in Geophysics. He obtained a Ph.D. in Geophysics from the University in Frankfurt, Germany, and completed post doctorate work with Stanford University in California, USA. Dr. Zinke is also a director of Golden Valley Mines Ltd., Abitibi Royalties Inc. and Uranium Valley Mines Ltd., all junior natural resource issuers trading on the TSX Venture Exchange, and a director of Cleghorn Minerals Ltd., a capital pool company pursuant to the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange.

About Nunavik Nickel Mines Ltd.

Nunavik Nickel Mines Ltd. holds title to the Fortin Property, the Marymac Prospect, the Shoot Out Prospect (East and West combined) and the Donnybrook and Overtime Claims, which were previously held by Golden Valley Mines Ltd., and may acquire and generate other nickel ventures in Canada and elsewhere.

For additional information, please contact:

Glenn J. Mullan
2864 chemin Sullivan
Val-d’Or, Québec J9P 0B9
Tel.: 819-824-2808, x204

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