Abitibi Royalties Grants Incentive Stock Options

VAL-D'OR, QUÉBEC -- Sept. 23, 2014)

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Abitibi Royalties Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RZZ) ("Abitibi Royalties" or the "Company") announces that its Board of Directors has granted incentive stock options entitling its officers and directors to purchase an aggregate 80,000 common shares. A total of 60,000 options are exercisable at $3.62 per share until September 15, 2019, and 20,000 options are exercisable at $3.70 per share until September 19, 2019. Common shares issuable on exercise of the options will be subject to a hold period of four months and one day from the respective date of grant.

About Abitibi Royalties Inc.

Abitibi Royalties holds a 30% free-carried interest on the Malartic CHL Property near Val-d'Or, Québec, located beside the Canadian Malartic mine. In addition, the Company holds a 2% NSR on portions of the Gouldie and Charlie zones at the Canadian Malartic mine and 100% title to the Luc Bourdon and Bourdon West Prospects in McFauld's Lake, Ontario.

Golden Valley Mines Ltd. and Rob McEwen hold approximately 57.8% and 9.3% interest in Abitibi Royalties, respectively.

Forward-Looking Statements:

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Abitibi Royalties Inc.
Glenn J. Mullan
Chairman
819-824-2808, x 204
glenn.mullan@goldenvalleymines.com

Abitibi Royalties Inc.
Ian J. Ball
President
416-346-4680
ian.ball@abitibiroyalties.com