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First Mining Announces Appointment Of New Chief Operating Officer

Press Release

March 29, 2022 – Vancouver, Canada – First Mining Gold Corp. (“First Mining” or the “Company”) (TSX: FF) (OTCQX: FFMGF) (FRANKFURT: FMG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Reinson as Chief Operating Officer effective March 28, 2022.

Jeff brings over 25 years of project and engineering leadership experience to the role and has extensive experience through the study, construction, and operational phases of project development.  Most recently, he was Interim General Manager of Greece Operations at Eldorado Gold.  Prior to Eldorado, Jeff was Vice President, Project Development at Bluestone Resources where he was responsible for delivering the feasibility study at the Cerro Blanco gold project in Guatemala.  Jeff’s other roles include Project Director of the Peñasquito Mine in Mexico at Goldcorp with a focus on tailings and water management where he was responsible for leading capital programs ranging from $50 million to $750 million including a tailings storage facility expansion, oxide heap leach expansion and other infrastructure expansions and upgrades.  He has held other project roles with AngloGold Ashanti, Newmont and Rio Tinto.  Jeff holds a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan.

“We are very excited to have Jeff join the First Mining team,” stated Dan Wilton, CEO of First Mining.  “Jeff brings many years of extensive project development experience at many projects throughout the world and has been instrumental in advancing them through the project development life cycle.  In particular, Jeff’s expertise in project development and water and tailings management will be especially important as we enter the feasibility stage at Springpole this year.  Jeff will be an important asset to First Mining, and we look forward to Jeff playing a critical role in the development of Springpole and our other portfolio projects.”

About First Mining Gold Corp.

First Mining is a gold developer advancing a portfolio of gold projects in Canada, with our most advanced project being the Springpole Gold Project in northwestern Ontario, which is one of the largest undeveloped gold projects in Canada, and where we have commenced a Feasibility Study and permitting activities are on-going with submission of a draft Environmental Impact Statement (“EIS”) for the project targeted for 2022.  First Mining also owns the Cameron, Duparquet, Duquesne and Pitt gold projects, all advanced-stage gold projects in Ontario (in the case of Cameron) and Québec. Our portfolio of gold project interests also includes the Pickle Crow gold project (being advanced in partnership with Auteco Minerals Ltd.), the Hope Brook gold project (being advanced in partnership with Big Ridge Gold Corp.), an equity interest in Treasury Metals Inc., and a portfolio of 21 gold royalties.

First Mining was established in 2015 by Mr. Keith Neumeyer, founding President and CEO of First Majestic Silver Corp.

ON BEHALF OF FIRST MINING GOLD CORP.

Daniel W. Wilton
Chief Executive Officer and Director

For further information, please contact:

Toll Free: 1 844 306 8827 | Email: [email protected]
Paul Morris | Director, Investor Relations | Email: [email protected]
Richard Huang | Vice President, Corporate Development | Email: [email protected]

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