Equinox Gold Announces Results from Annual General Meeting

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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, amendments to the Company’s Articles, 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 12, 2021, which is available on the Company’s website at www.equinoxgold.com. A total of 140,100,255 common shares were represented at the meeting, being 57.74% of the Company’s issued and outstanding common shares.

Number of Directors

ResolutionVotes ForVotes Against
Set the number of directors of the Company at nine122,018,286 (99.82%)220,486 (0.18%)

Election of Directors

Director NomineeVotes ForVotes Withheld
Mr. Ross Beaty – Chairman117,102,894 (95.80%)5,136,401 (4.20%)
Ms. Maryse Bélanger118,480,224 (96.92%)3,759,071 (3.08%)
Mr. Lenard Boggio – Lead Director114,638,211 (93.78%)7,601,084 (6.22%)
Mr. Tim Breen121,731,860 (99.58%)507,435 (0.42%)
Mr. Gordon Campbell121,580,640 (99.46%)658,655 (0.54%)
Gen. Wesley Clark121,970,790 (99.78%)268,505 (0.22%)
Dr. Sally Eyre120,017,121 (98.18%)2,221,651 (1.82%)
Mr. Marshall Koval112,276,546 (91.85%)9,962,226 (8.15%)
Mr. Christian Milau119,436,635 (97.71%)2,802,136 (2.29%)

Appointment of Independent Auditor

ResolutionVotes ForVotes Withheld
Re-appointment of KPMG LLP as auditor of the Company for the ensuing year, and authorizing the Board to set the auditor’s pay139,524,075 (99.59%)576,180 (0.41%)

Amendment of Company Articles

ResolutionVotes ForVotes Against
Amendments to the Company’s Articles to increase the threshold for a quorum at shareholder meetings and remove the right for directors to appoint alternates.95,397,649 (78.04%)26,675,914 (21.82%)

Say on Pay Advisory Vote

ResolutionVotes ForVotes Against
A non-binding advisory resolution approving the Company’s approach to executive compensation120,794,067 (98.82%)1,252,476 (1.02%)