Idaho Champion Announces Update to Its Annual Filings

Toronto, ON – April 24, 2020 – Idaho Champion Gold Mines Canada Inc. (CSE: ITKO) (“Champion” or the “Company”), announces that due to the impact on normal working conditions, and other restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and pursuant to the blanket relief granted by the Canadian Securities Administrators, the Company will not file its annual financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2019, and its related management’s discussion and analysis, as would otherwise be required by Parts 4 and 5 of National Instrument 51-102-Continuous Disclosure Obligations (collectively, the “Annual Filings”) prior to the filing deadline of April 29, 2020.

The Company expects to report its Annual Filings results on or about May 15, 2020 and is afforded a postponement of up to a maximum 45-day extension pursuant to blanket relief for all market participants granted by the Canadian Securities Administrators due to COVID-19.

The Company also intends to postpone the filing of its financial statements and related management’s discussion and analysis for the interim period ended March 31, 2020 (the “Interim Filings”), until on or before June 30, 2020.

Other than as disclosed in the Company’s press releases, there have not been any material business developments since the date that the last financial statements of the Company were filed.

The Company confirms that its management and other insiders are subject to an insider trading black-out policy that reflects the principles in section 9 of National Policy 11- 207–Failure-to-File Cease Trade Orders and Revocations in Multiple Jurisdictions, such that they are in a black-out period until the commencement of the second trading day after the Interim Filings have been disclosed by way of a news release.

ABOUT IDAHO CHAMPION

Champion is a discovery-focused gold exploration company that is committed to advancing its 100% owned highly prospective mineral properties located in Idaho, United States. The Company’s shares trade on the CSE under the trading symbol “ITKO”. Champion is vested in Idaho with the Baner Project in Idaho County, the Champagne Project located in Butte County near Arco, and four cobalt properties in Lemhi County in the Idaho Cobalt Belt. Idaho Champion strives to be a responsible environmental steward, stakeholder and a contributing citizen to the local communities where it operates. Champion takes its social license seriously and employs local community members and services its operations.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

“Jonathan Buick”
Jonathan Buick, President and CEO

For further information, please visit the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com or the Company’s corporate website at www.idahochamp.com.

For further information please contact:

Nicholas Konkin, Marketing and Communications
Phone: (416) 477 7771 ext. 205
Email: nkonkin@idahochamp.com

Cautionary Statements

Neither the Canadian Securities Exchange nor its regulation services provider has reviewed or accepted responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.

This press release may include forward-looking information within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation, concerning the business of the Company. Forward-looking information is based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by the management of the Company. Although the Company believes that the expectations and assumptions on which such forward-looking information is based on are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking information because the Company can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date of this press release. The Company disclaims any intent or obligation to update publicly any forwardlooking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise, other than as required by applicable securities laws.