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October 13, 2011
Rockland Enters Agreement for Blue Lake Cu-Ni-PGM Mining Lease, Labrador Trough, Qu├ębec

September 27, 2011
Rockland Starts Field Program at Schefferville Gold Property, Québec

September 15, 2011
Rockland Discovers Widespread Gold at Rusty Acres, Schefferville Gold Property, Québec

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George F. Sanders, M.Sc, P.Geo, - Director
Mr. Sanders is a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists and Engineers of British Columbia and is a Licensed Engineering Geologist in the State of Washington. He worked for subsidiaries of Gold Fields PLC during the 1980’s in Chile and Nevada, and was Exploration Manager for Canyon Resources in Argentina from 1993 to 1995. From 2004 to 2008 he occupied the positions of Director, President and CEO of Consolidated Pacific Bay Minerals, Ltd., a junior mining company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, and led exploration programs for uranium and precious metals in Québec and Argentina. Mr. Sanders obtained his Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines in 1973 and obtained Masters of Science in Geology at that same school in 1975. He is active in the Mining and Exploration Division of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) and also belongs to the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG). George writes the Argentina Annual Review for the Mining Journal of London each year.

Ernest D. Black, B.Sc., M.Sc., P.Eng., Sr. Advisor
Over the last 55 years, Mr. Black has worked domestically and internationally in mining and oil and gas exploration since 1954. Approximately 40 years of his career has been spent in corporate management, consulting and project development. Mr. Black is the founder of MPH Consulting Ltd. in Toronto and MPH Consulting Inc. in Denver, Colorado. Over the years, Mr. Black has served as an Officer, Director or Technical Advisor of several Canadian and American companies and continues to actively consult for clients in the mineral industry. His extensive mining career started as a geologist with US Steel Corp’s subsidiary, Quebec Cartier Mining Company (1956 to 1963) and as a Consultant from 1964 to 1970. Between 1964 and 1967 Mr. Black consulted for WGM on the Baffinland Iron deposits and Hematite Lake Deposits. In 1967, Mr. Black also consulted to Expo Iron Mines Ltd. on the Mt. Laurier iron ore mine and facilities development plan. Recently (2009) his original Peppler Lake and Lamalee  Iron deposits (now owned by Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines Ltd.) were classified as having a total indicated resource of 935 million tonnes at 29.72% total Fe.

Rav Mlait, MBA –President and CEO, Director
Mr. Mlait has extensive experience in managing and raising capital for public and private companies. Mr. Mlait holds an MBA from Royal Roads University in British Columbia with a specialization in Executive Management and his BA (Economics) from Simon Fraser University and has worked with public companies listed on the TSX and TSX Venture exchange. He was Vice President of Business Development with TSX Venture listed, Pacific Bay Minerals Ltd., exploring in Argentina, Quebec and British Columbia. Prior to becoming an Officer with Pacific Bay he was a Corporate Communications Consultant for the company from 2004 to 2007.  Mr. Mlait has worked with TSX listed junior gold producer and explorer, Cusac Gold Mines Ltd.,  knowledge-management and CRM software developer, Knexa Solutions Ltd., and financial portal, Stockhouse Media Corporation.

Bryan Loree BA, CMA –CFO, Director
Mr. Loree has been CFO of Rockland since incorporation in 2008. He has been the Manager of Investor Relations for Syntaris Power Inc., a private renewable energy company focused on small hydro projects in British Columbia since 2007. Mr. Loree has been the Business Development Officer of Nechako Minerals Corp., a private mining exploration company, since 2007 and he is the Accountant at a private construction company operating in the Lower Mainland. Mr. Loree holds a Certified Management Accountant designation, a Financial Management Diploma from the British Columbia Institute of Technology, and a BA from Simon Fraser University.

Kanwar Herr, BA, LLB - Director
Mr. Herr has been an associate counsel at Dhinsa Law Office since 2005, focusing his practice in corporate law and civil litigation. Mr. Herr has significant experience in managing corporate affairs for private land development businesses across Canada and internationally.  Mr. Herr obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Simon Fraser University in 2000 and his Bachelor of Laws (Honors) from the University of Wolverhampton in London, England in 2002.

Brian Johnston - Director
Mr. Johnston is Senior Vice-President, with Horizons Exchange Traded Funds Inc., a provider of leveraged, inverse and actively managed Exchange Traded Funds and is responsible for business development in Western Canada since 2004. Mr. Johnston has over 10 years experience in the investment industry, many of those spent in asset management and structured product sales. He started his career as an investment advisor with Merrill Lynch and CIBC Wood Gundy, advising investors and corporations in Western Canada. 


Etienne Forbes, P.Geo, Consultant

Dr. Serge Chevé, P.Geo, Consultant

Réjean Girard, P.Geo, Consultant

Gennady Ivanov, P.Geo, Consultant

Camille St-Hilaire, P.Geop, Geophysical Consultant