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August 31, 2018 – Vancouver, BC – Eastern Zinc Corp. (the “Company” or “Eastern Zinc“)(CSE:EZNC) is pleased to announce that, effective September 4, 2018, it’s common shares will commence trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange (the “CSE”) under its existing symbol “EZNC”. The Company’s common shares will be delisted from the NEX in the coming days. The Company’s CUSIP and ISIN numbers remain the same.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

EASTERN ZINC CORP.:

Joel Dumaresq

Director and Chief Financial Officer

Neither the Canadian Securities Exchange nor its Market Regulator (as that term is defined in the policies of the Canadian Securities Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Cautionary statement regarding forward-looking information

This press release may include “forward-looking information” (as that term is defined by Canadian securities legislation), concerning the Company’s business. Forward-looking information is based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by the Company’s management, including future plans for the exploration and development of its mineral properties. Although the Company believes that such expectations and assumptions are reasonable, investors should not rely unduly on such forward-looking information as the Company can give no assurance they will prove to be correct. Forward-looking statements in this press release are made as of the date of this press release. The Company disclaims any intent or obligation to publicly update any forward-looking information (whether as a result of new information, future events or results, or otherwise) other than as required by applicable securities laws.