Corvus Gold Appoints Quentin Mai - Vice President, Business Development

September 4, 2012

Vancouver, B.Câ€â€..Corvus Gold Inc. (“Corvus” or the “Company”) - (TSX: KOR, OTCQX: CORVF) announces the appointment of Quentin Mai as the Company’s new Vice President of Business Development.  Mr. Mai has over 15 years of mining industry experience in both exploration and development companies specializing in corporate strategy and shareholder value creation. Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Mai has been providing consulting services to Corvus as well as Investor Relations support. Mr. Mai also played key roles in the growth and success of companies such as International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. (ITH), Cardero Resource Corp. and First Quantum Minerals Ltd.  His extensive experience across a spectrum of companies with capital markets, major resource investor groups and corporate growth initiatives will significantly complement Corvus’s already strong marketing and finance team.

Jeff Pontius, Chief Executive Officer of Corvus, stated, “The addition of Quentin Mai as our Vice President of Business Development marks an important step for our Company as we move to our next stage of shareholder value creation. My past experience working with Quentin on strategic growth initiatives in companies such as ITH has proven to be very effective and we look forward to bringing that same intensity and dedication to Corvus. The Corvus story is just beginning and with the excellent team we have now assembled we are ready for the main act of value creation.”

About Corvus Gold Inc.

Corvus Gold Inc. is a resource development and exploration company, focused in Nevada, Alaska and Quebec, which controls a number of exploration projects representing a spectrum of early-stage to advanced gold projects. Corvus is focused on advancing its 100% owned Nevada, North Bullfrog project towards a potential development decision and continuing to explore for new major gold discoveries throughout North America.  Corvus is committed to building shareholder value through achieving cost effective, timely gold production and new world class gold discoveries while leveraging noncore assets via partner funded exploration work into carried and or royalty interests.

On behalf of
Corvus Gold Inc.

(signed) Jeffrey A. Pontius
Jeffrey A. Pontius,
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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