Cease Trade Order Revoked

Vancouver, BC, Canada – December 17, 2018, BOUGAINVILLE VENTURES INC. (“Bougainville” or the “Company“) (CSE:BOG) is pleased to announce that the British Columbia Securities Commission has revoked their Cease Trade Order against the Company as of December 17, 2018. The Cease Trade Order was issued as a result of the Company’s failure to file its audited annual year end financial statements for the period ended July 31, 2017 on time.

The Cease Trade Order did not disrupt the Company’s business operations and the Company’s businesshas continued as planned.

On behalf of the Board of Directors BOUGAINVILLE VENTURES INC.

Andy Jagpal, CEO and Director