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Bonterra Resources Commences Exploration Program at Gladiator Project, Quebec

Vancouver, BC – September 16, 2015:  BonTerra Resources Inc. (TSX-V: BTR) (the “Company” or “Bonterra”) is pleased to announce that exploration and drilling activities are set to commence on the Company’s Gladiator gold project located in the Abitbi Subprovince, north of Val d’Or, Quebec. 

Activities will be focused on growing and extending the Company’s newly-discovered Gladiator Zone located on the Spartacus Trend within the West Arena Property.  The Spartacus Trend has been identified by the Company’s geologists as a northeast trending shear zone primarily within mafic volcanic units that host local intrusions of syenite and gabbro. Gold mineralization is predominantly contained within quartz-carbonate veining and associated alteration related to shearing, faults, folds and other typical structural controls.  So far, the deposit has been drilled over a 500-meter strike length from surface and consists of a number of parallel, anastomosing and intersecting steeply dipping shear zones.  Initial drilling will target strike extensions and down plunge extensions, especially along the thicker, more robust areas where the shears intersect.

Regional Magnetics Map:

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Two additional parallel trends have been identified by geophysical signature and limited drilling, namely the Crixus to the north and the Gannicus to the south, each trend is separated by approximately 500 meters.

The Coliseum Property, located immediately to the west contains the western extensions of the Spartacus and Crixus trends in the southeastern quadrant.  The western and northern quadrants display the same geology and geophysical characteristics as the Barry Deposit and open pit located along strike immediately to the west.  Bonterra has recognized numerous structural and geophysical targets along this trend on the Coliseum ground, and intends to incorporate this area into its exploration plans.

Bonterra’s exploration program will consist of drilling targets as described above, as well as expanding on its geophysical information and mapping.  A limited program of sampling and re-logging previously drilled holes will also be undertaken in order to determine potential broader values between individual zones.    

Qualified Person

R. Dale Ginn, P.Geo, a Director of the Company, prepared and approved the information contained in this release.  Mr. Ginn is a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101.

About BonTerra Resources

BonTerra is a debt-free, Canadian gold exploration company based in Vancouver, BC, with just over 34 million shares outstanding.  The Company recently completed a financing for over $2,500,000 whereas Oban Mining Corp. became its largest shareholder at 19% holdings (see news release dated July 7, 2015). The Company continues to expand its NI 43-101 compliant gold resource on its West Arena Property, part of the world famous Abitibi Greenstone Belt in mining-friendly Quebec.  BonTerra’s Gladiator Project is in the Urban-Barry Greenstone Belt and is comprised of three properties: West Arena, East Arena, and Coliseum Properties The Gladiator Project is located approximately 170 km northeast of Val-d’Or in the Urban, Barry and Bailly townships in Québec, south of the Windfall Lake gold deposit, and southeast of the Bachelor and Barry gold deposits.

For further information, please contact Nav Dhaliwal, President, at nav@bonterraresources.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

“Nav Dhaliwal”

Nav Dhaliwal, President

604.678-5308

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

This press release contains "forward-looking information" that is based on Bonterra’’s current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections. This forward-looking information includes, among other things, statements with respect to Bonterra’s exploration and development plans. The words "will", "anticipated", "plans" or other similar words and phrases are intended to identify forward-looking information. Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause Bonterra’s actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Such factors include, but are not limited to: uncertainties related exploration and development; the ability to raise sufficient capital to fund exploration and development; changes in economic conditions or financial markets; increases in input costs; litigation, legislative, environmental and other judicial, regulatory, political and competitive developments; technological or operational difficulties or inability to obtain permits encountered in connection with exploration activities; and labour relations matters. This list is not exhaustive of the factors that may affect our forward-looking information. These and other factors should be considered carefully and readers should not place undue reliance on such forward-looking information. Bonterra disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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