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Equinox Exploration Corp. Announces Appointment of Mr. Corey Dias to Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/06/12 -- Equinox Exploration Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EQX) (Equinox) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Corey Dias to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Dias brings a wealth of capital markets experience to the Company, accumulated over his nine years in the market. Moreover, Mr. Dias's years of strategic consulting experience with a major U.S. management consulting firm put him in an ideal position to provide unique insight and guidance with regard to the Company's vision for further growth.

Mr. Dias began his capital markets career in institutional equity research at CIBC in the Canadian Telecommunications sector and has gained further equity research and equity sales experience in other sectors - including mining - at other boutique investment firms. In addition, Mr. Dias was a Vice President at Fortress Investment Group, a major U.S.-based hedge fund, where he was involved in the management of a $400 million investment portfolio. Mr. Dias's past experience also includes time spent as a management consultant in the Stockholm office of The Monitor Group, a U.S.-based strategy-consulting firm. During his time there, he gained invaluable experience in understanding and resolving top management challenges at major corporations in various industries.

Mr. Dias holds a Master of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

"We're very pleased to add Corey to the Board of Directors. His expertise and relationships within the capital markets, coupled with his experience as a financial analyst will be extremely valuable," commented Board member Kenneth Bond. "As we continue to execute our business strategy, and accelerate the development of our key projects, we think Corey possesses the right expertise to help facilitate the next phase of the growth of this company."

About Equinox Exploration Corp.

Equinox Exploration Corp. is a publicly traded corporation listed on the TSX-Venture Exchange (TSX VENTURE:EQX) and is engaged in mineral exploration and development in the United States and Chile. The major focus is on copper exploration properties in the Southwest United States where management has extensive experience and a proven track record of discovery. To find out more about Equinox visit its website at www.EquinoxExploration.com.

On behalf of the Board of Directors of Equinox Exploration Corp.

Roy Fuller-Director

Forward-Looking Statement

This news release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to: statements with respect to the effect and estimated timeline of the drilling and assay results on the Company; the estimation of mineral reserves and mineral resources; the timing and amount of estimated future exploration; costs of exploration; capital expenditures; success of exploration activities; permitting time lines and permitting; government regulation of mining operations; potential future expansion of the PFNP; environmental risks; unanticipated reclamation expenses; and title disputes or claims. Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, including the likelihood of commercial mining and possible future financings are forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include: unsuccessful exploration results; changes in metals prices; changes in the availability of funding for mineral exploration; unanticipated changes in key management personnel and general economic conditions. Mining is an inherently risky business. Accordingly the actual events may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. For more information on the Company and the risks and challenges of its business, investors should review the Company's annual filings that are available at www.sedar.com.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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