Abitibi Royalties Receives First Royalty Payment

VAL-D'OR, QUÉBEC -- May 14, 2015

Val-d’Or, Québec, May 14th, 2015 – Abitibi Royalties Inc. (RZZ-TSX-V: “Abitibi Royalties” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company received its first royalty payment in the amount of Cdn$254,500. The payment is from the Company’s 2% net smelter royalty (NSR) that covers a portion of the Gouldie Zone at the Canadian Malartic mine. The payment covers the period from June 16, 2014 to March 31, 2015. Any future royalty payments from the Gouldie Zone will be paid 60 days after each quarter. Agnico Eagle and Yamana Gold operate the Canadian Malartic mine.

About Abitibi Royalties Inc.
Abitibi Royalties holds a 3% NSR on the Odyssey North discovery, Jeffrey Zone and the eastern portion of the Barnat Extension and a 2% NSR on portions of the Gouldie and Charlie zones all at the Canadian Malartic mine near Val-d’Or, Québec. In addition, the Company holds 100% title to the Luc Bourdon and Bourdon West Prospects in the McFaulds Lake (“Ring of Fire”) area, Ontario. The Company owns 3,549,695 shares of Yamana Gold Inc. and 459,197 shares of Agnico Eagle Mines Limited.

Golden Valley Mines and Rob McEwen hold approximately 53.3% and 8.7% interest in Abitibi Royalties, respectively.

For additional information, please contact:

Glenn J. Mullan
Chairman
2864, Chemin Sullivan
Val-d’Or, Québec J9P 0B9
Tel.: 819-824-2808, x 204
Email:glenn.mullan@goldenvalleymines.com

Ian J. Ball
President
1 King West St. Suite 4202
Toronto, Ontario M5H 1A1
Tel.: 416-346-4680
Email: ian.ball@abitibiroyalties.com

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