February 9th, 2017, VANCOUVER, B.C. – ASHBURTON VENTURES INC. (ABR-TSX:V) (ARB-FRANKFURT)  (“Ashburton” or the "Company”) announces that, in connection with its previously announced financing (see PR’s dated January 30, 2017 and February 2, 2017), it is increasing the size of the financing due to strong demand. The Company has arranged the non-brokered private placement to consist of 12,000,000 units, up from 10,000,000 units, at a price of $0.10 per Unit for aggregate gross proceeds of $1,200,000 (the "Offering"). All other terms and conditions remain in place. This increase is subject to TSX Venture approval.

Ashburton Ventures Inc. is a Canadian-based junior exploration company focused on Canadian mineral projects in Quebec and British Columbia, Canada.  If you would like to be added the news release distribution please get in touch with us at [email protected].

Signed “Michael England”
Michael England, CEO

Telephone: 1-604-683-3995; Toll Free: 1-888-945-4770; www.ashburtonventures.com

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