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Bonterra Deepens Drills at Eastern Extension, Val D' Or, Quebec

June 9, 2011 - Vancouver, BC

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BonTerra Resources Inc. (TSX.V: BTR; FSE: 9BR)(the "Company", "BonTerra") is currently awaiting assays for four (4) deepdrillholes on the Eastern Extension Gold Project (the "Property"). The deepholeswere drilled to extend the Peninsula Zone. The Peninsula Zone had assayintercepts earlier in the year; drill hole highlights from BA05 returned14.00metres of 8.01 grams/tonne ("g/t") gold including 3.33 metres of 27.60 g/tgold.Also, drill hole BA06 assayed 13.00 metres of 7.00 g/t gold including 4.00metres of 17.02 g/t gold, as disclosed in a news release dated February17, 2011.

The four (4) deep holes were drilled to maximize the tonnage by expandingthemineralized envelope. It is the goal of the Company to define as manytonnes aspossible before running the resource calculation for the property. Corelogs aredescribed as sighting mineralized smoky quartz-tourmaline veins in theseholes.This is the ultimate target environment for gold in the area.

Mitchell Adam, President, states, "We are encouraged with the success ratioonour assays and feel the deeper holes will assist Geologica Inc. with abroaderscope and knowledge in establishing an inferred resource calculation thissummer."

The Company continues to employ a full quality assurance and qualitycontrol(QAQC) system for every batch of samples submitted to the lab. The QAQCsamplesinclude a standard, duplicate and blank. Geologica Inc. of Val d'Or,Québec isresponsible for overseeing the drill and sampling program on behalf of theCompany.

The Eastern Extension property is located approximately 170 km NE ofVal-d'Orand 125 km SW of Chibougamau in the Barry and Bailly townships in theAbitibiGreenstone Belt, Québec. Neighboring companies in the region areMetanor,Amseco, Beaufield, Eagle Hill, Glen Eagle, Urbana and Freewest, Murgor andNoront. The Company has an option to earn 100% of the Eastern Extensionpropertysubject to a 2% NSR.

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This press release has been reviewed by Thomas Clarke, Pr.Sci.Nat., aDirectorof BonTerra. Mr. Clarke is a Qualified Person under NI 43-101.

About BonTerra

BonTerra is a Canadian gold exploration company focused continuing toexpand theknown gold zone on its 100% owned Eastern Extension property, part of theworldfamous Abitibi Greenstone Belt of Quebec. BonTerra has a total of fourproperties in the Urban-Barry belt, all gold exploration targets.BonTerra'sEastern Extension, Lavoie, Urban-Barry and Anderson properties are locatedapproximately 170 km NE of Val-d'Or and 125 km SW of Chibougamau in theUrban,Barry and Bailly townships in Québec.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARDBONTERRA RESOURCES INC./s/ Mitchell AdamMitchell AdamPresident, Director

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as thattermis defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) acceptsresponsibilityfor the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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