Candente Gold Grants Stock Options

March 1, 2017

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Vancouver, British Columbia / TheNewswire / March 1, 2017. Candente Gold Corp. (TSXV:CDG) ("Candente Gold" and/or the "Company") announces that it has granted a total of 250,000 incentive stock options (the "Options") to certain directors, officers, members of management and/or key consultants, as recommended by the Company's Compensation and Governance Committee.

The Options are exercisable in whole or in part until February 28, 2027, at an exercise price of $0.05 and are subject to the terms and conditions of the Company's incentive stock option plan.

About Candente Gold

Candente Gold's flagship asset is El Oro, now 100% held by Candente Gold, a district scale gold project encompassing a well known prolific high grade gold-silver (average 1:10 ratio) epithermal vein system in Mexico. The project covers 20 veins with past production and more than 57 veins in total, from which approximately 6.4 million ounces of gold and 74 million ounces of silver were reported to have been produced from just two of these veins (Ref. Mexico Geological Service Bulletin No. 37, Mining of the El Oro and Tlapujahua Districts. 1920, T. Flores)

Joanne C. Freeze, P.Geo., Director and CEO is the Qualified Persons as defined by National Instrument 43-101 for the project discussed above. Ms. Freeze has reviewed and approved the contents of this release.

Neither the 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.

On behalf of the Board of Candente Gold Corp.

"Joanne Freeze" P.Geo.

President & CEO

For further information please contact:

Walter Spagnuolo

Manager, Investor Relations mobile: +1 (604) 306-8477 local: + 1 (604) 689-1957 ext 3

toll free: 1 (877) 689-1964 ext 3

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