Honey Badger Exploration Inc. (TSX.V:TUF – “Honey Badger” or the “Company”) wishes to advise its shareholders, due to the Canada Post mail strike, of alternative ways to vote their shares for the upcoming Annual General and Special Meeting (“Meeting”) of the Company.
The Meeting will be held at the Company’s offices at 141 Adelaide Street West, Suite 520, Toronto, Ontario at 10:30am (local time) on Thursday June 23, 2011. Shareholders are not required to be present at the Meeting and can vote their shareholdings in advance of the Meeting.
If the postal strike is quickly resolved, shareholders can vote in the manner as described in the shareholder package that they have received in the mail. In case the postal strike continues, below is a summary of alternative voting measures that a shareholder can take to ensure that their shares are voted.
Advice on how registered shareholders can vote
Registered holders are shareholders who were issued a physical share certificate that has not been deposited into a brokerage account or with a depository company. This share certificate would have been issued by the Company’s transfer agent. The Company’s current transfer agent is Equity Financial Trust Company Ltd (“Equity”).
If you have received your shareholder information and were planning to mail the form of proxy, please instead fax it to Equity at 416.595.9593 or scan and email it to the email address noted above.
Advice on how beneficial shareholders can vote
Beneficial holders are shareholders who hold their investment through a brokerage house or a depository company. These shareholders should contact their broker directly as each intermediary has its own form of proxy return instructions.
If shareholders have not received their shareholder material, they should contact their brokerage house or depository company an ask to obtain their voting control number and the steps of how to vote. Brokerage houses and depository companies will have their own specific procedures on how to vote. This could include internet voting, completing a form of proxy and faxing it, directing your broker over the phone on how you wish to vote or some other method as described by your brokerage house or depository company.
If you have received your shareholder material, contact your brokerage house or depository company directly on how to get your form of proxy returned so that your vote can be counted.
About Honey Badger
Honey Badger Exploration is a gold and base-metals exploration company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Company’s current exploration projects are focused in the mining-friendly State of Nevada. The Yerington Project is a copper porphyry and skarn property near the town of Yerington, and positions the Company for new exploration in prolific copper districts. The Company's common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “TUF”.
For more information, please visit our website at http://www.honeybadgerexp.com
Honey Badger Exploration Inc.
Vice President of Business Development
Tel.: (416) 364-4029
Fax: (416) 364-2753
or Kirk McKinnon, President & CEO, or Richard Schler, Chief Operating Officer & CEO
This News Release contains forward-looking statements and forward-looking information (together, "forward-looking statements") within the meaning of applicable securities laws and the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, with respect to its exploration results, the potential for discovery of additional mineralized zones and future exploration programs and budgets. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release. Users of forward-looking statements are cautioned that actual results may vary from the forward-looking statements contained herein. While the Company has based these forward-looking statements on its expectations about future events as at the date that such statements were prepared, the statements are not a guarantee of the Company's future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors and assumptions include, among others, the effects of general economic conditions, the prices of gold and copper, changing foreign exchange rates and actions by government authorities, uncertainties associated with legal proceedings and negotiations and misjudgments in the course of preparing forward-looking statements. In addition, there are known and unknown risk factors which could cause the Company's actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The Company is under no obligation to update or alter any forward-looking statements except as required under applicable securities laws.