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January 12, 2017 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Swift Resources Inc. (the “Company” or “Swift”) (TSXV: SWR.H) is pleased to announce that Donald Birak has been appointed as a director of the Company. Mr. Birak will serve as an independent board member and as a member of the Company’s audit committee.

Mr. Birak is a Consulting Geologist with over 37 years of experience in the minerals industry. He served as Senior Vice-President of Exploration and a consultant for Coeur Mining from 2004 through 2013, Vice-President of Exploration for AngloGold North America from 1999 to 2004, for Independence Mining from 1995 to 1999, and for Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting from 1992 to 1995. Currently, he serves as an Independent Director of Dolly Varden Silver Corp. He is a Registered Member of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME), and a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) and of the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG). Mr. Birak has been published in a number of scientific and geologic journals and is a Co-recipient of the 'Bill Dennis Prospector of the Year' award given by the Prospectors and Developers Assoc. of Canada. He holds an M.Sc. in Geology from Bowling Green State University.

For further information, contact Peter Berdusco at 1.877.844.4661.

On behalf of the Board,

Swift Resources Inc.

Peter Berdusco
President & Chief Executive Officer

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