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Equinox Gold Announces Results from Annual General Meeting

May 4, 2022

Equinox Gold Corp. (TSX: EQX, NYSE American: EQX) (“Equinox Gold” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Equinox Gold shareholders approved all matters voted on at the annual general meeting held earlier today including the election of management’s nominees as directors, the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent auditor, acceptance of amendments to the Company’s restricted share unit plan, and acceptance of the Company’s approach to executive compensation (“Say on Pay”). Each of the matters voted on at the meeting are described in detail in the Company’s Management Information Circular dated March 22, 2022, which is available on the Company’s website at www.equinoxgold.com. A total of 173,005,971 common shares were represented at the meeting, being 57.16% of the Company’s issued and outstanding common shares.

Election of Directors

Director Nominee  Votes For  Votes Withheld
Mr. Ross Beaty – Chairman  151,590,845 (99.68%)  487,303 (0.32%)
Ms. Maryse Bélanger  136,032,647 (89.45%)  16,045,501 (10.55%)
Mr. Lenard Boggio – Lead Director  130,650,609 (85.91%)  21,427,538 (14.09%)
Mr. François Bellemare  151,696,968 (99.75%)  381,179 (0.25%)
Mr. Gordon Campbell  149,547,904 (98.34%)  2,530,243 (1.66%)
Gen. Wesley Clark  151,021,829 (99.31%)  1,056,318 (0.69%)
Dr. Sally Eyre  142,020,769 (93.39%)  10,057,379 (6.61%)
Mr. Marshall Koval  135,756,762 (89.27%)  16,321,385 (10.73%)
Mr. Christian Milau  151,569,371 (99.67%)  508,775 (0.33%)

Appointment of Independent Auditor

Resolution  Votes For  Votes Withheld

Re-appointment of KPMG LLP as auditor of the Company for the ensuing year, and authorizing the Board to set the auditor’s pay

 172,333,430 (99.61%)  672,540 (0.39%)

Amendment of Company’s Restricted Share Unit Plan

Resolution  Votes For  Votes Against

An amendment to the plan such that the maximum number of shares issuable upon the vesting of restricted share units granted under the Company’s Restricted Share Unit Plan be increased from 7,000,000 to 12,400,000

 147,128,529 (96.75%)  4,949,616 (3.25%)

Advisory Resolution on Executive Compensation

Resolution  Votes For  Votes Against

A non-binding advisory resolution approving the Company’s approach to executive compensation

 147,794,753 (97.18%)  4,283,394 (2.82%)

Equinox Gold Contacts

Christian Milau, Chief Executive Officer
Rhylin Bailie, Vice President, Investor Relations
Tel: +1 604-558-0560
Email: ir@equinoxgold.com

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