Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, January 19, 2017 – X-Terra Resources Inc. (TSXV: XTT) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Michel Chapdelaine to X-Terra Resources’ Board of Directors and to its technical committee

Mr. Michel Chapdelaine holds a bachelor degree in geological engineering with over 25 years of experience in the exploration, mining and drilling industry, including internationally. As Senior Supervisor Geologist with Virginia Gold Mines, Mr. Chapdelaine has been involved and was responsible for a number of gold and base metals discoveries in James Bay and Northern Québec, including the Coulon base metal deposit and outstandingly the Éléonor Gold Mine, in which Mr. Chapdelaine was directly involved during the sale process to Goldcorp Inc.

“We are delighted that Michel Chapdelaine has agreed to join our Board of Directors” said MichaelFerreira, President & Chief Executive Offi cer of X-Terra Resources. “We know that X-TerraResources will benefit from Michel’s extensive business experience acumen and contacts. As a member of our technical committee, Mr. Chapdelaine will bring a wealth of knowledge and exploration experience as we advance our option on the Veronneau property”.

Mr. Chapdelaine commented “X-Terra Resources is a young, healthy and well-managed companythat reminds me of the unbelievable time I worked in exploration. X-Terra Resources’ option on the recently discovered Veronneau property gold showing has everything to be successful! A fantastic greenstone belt, unrecognized with all the geological ingredients. I look forward and am excited to work with X-Terra Resources as my passion for exploration has been re-ignited”.

In other news, X-Terre Resources announces that its Board of Directors has granted stock optionsto one director and to its President and Chief Executive Offi cer in respect of an aggregate of 200,000 common shares. The options were granted under X-Terra Resources’ Stock Option Plan. The exercise price of the options is $0.245 per share, which is equal to the last closing price of X-Terra Resources’ common shares on the TSX Venture Exchange. The options expire in ten years.

About X-Terra Resources Inc.

X-Terra Resources is a resource company focused on acquiring and exploring precious metals and energy properties in Canada.

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