LONGUEUIL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 9, 2013) - Bear Lake Gold Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:BLG) (the "Company") announces that its current executive chairman, David Fennell, has been appointed interim CEO of the Company. As previously announced, Francois Viens has resigned as president and CEO effective January 1, 2013 but Mr. Viens will continue as a director and consultant to the Company.
About Bear Lake Gold
The Company's Larder Lake gold project located on the Cadillac-Larder Lake Break in north-eastern Ontario is being explored under an option and joint venture agreement with Gold Fields Abitibi Exploration Corporation (a subsidiary of Gold Fields Limited). Additional information about the Company is available on its website at www.bearlakegold.com and on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
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