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BCGold Corp. Options Louis Property, Toodoggone District, Northwestern B.C.

Vancouver, British Columbia – May 14, 2007 – BCGold Corp. ("BCGold" or "the Company") is pleased to announce it has received regulatory approval and entered into an option agreement with Stealth Minerals Limited to earn up to a 75% interest in the Louis property. The property is situated in the Toodoggone District of north-central British Columbia, approximately 430 kilometres northwest of Prince George and 50km north of the Kemess South Mine (Figure 1).

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The Toodoggone District is renowned for a number of intrusion-related, high-grade, low-sulphidation epithermal gold and silver deposits and former producers (Shasta, Baker, Lawyers), high-sulphidation gold and silver deposits (Albert’s Hump), and copper-gold porphyry mines and deposits (Kemess South Mine, Kemess North, Pine).

The Louis property is on trend with the nearby Ranch Project (Albert’s Hump) high-grade gold mineralized vein system currently being explored by Christopher James Gold Corp. The Louis property is comprised of 9 mineral claims for 3,157 hectares and has received over $1.0 million in exploration work to date. Previous exploration focused on near surface, low-sulphidation epithermal gold and silver veins and included limited shallow diamond drilling.

BCGold has identified three new "drill-ready" epithermal targets and one untested, blind porphyry copper-gold target on the Louis Property and is currently formulating 2007 exploration plans. Exploration work on the Louis property compliments and emphasizes BCGold’s commitment to the Toodoggone region. The company recently announced plans for a $1.5 million exploration and diamond drill program to commence in late June, 2007 on the nearby Sickle-Sofia property. (April 17th, 2007).

Exploration History

Previous operators have spent more than $1 million exploring the Louis property. Exploration dates back to 1971, when Kenco Exploration undertook geochemical and geophysical surveys of the area. Through the 1980s, several operators, including Cyprus Metals, conducted geological, geochemical and geophysical surveys, trenching and diamond drilling within the claims area.

Historic work between 1971 and 1989 identified three parallel, structurally controlled northwest trending corridors of potassic altered Jurassic volcanics hosting low-sulphidation epithermal precious metal vein systems within broad silicified zones. Between 1986 and 1989, 43 shallow diamond drill holes totaling, 4,107 metres tested the Moosehorn veins on the north side of the Toodoggone River. Several northwest-trending structures hosting epithermal, chalcedonic gold and silver bearing veins were identified by this work. These veins are up to 10 metres wide and occur within pronounced potassic alteration envelopes.

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A multi-parameter helicopter-borne geophysical survey performed in 2003 over the Toodoggone district identified a large magnetic anomaly in the northeast corner of the Louis Claims (Figure 2) with a greater than 4 km2 halo of anomalously low thorium/ potassium (RTK) values. This geophysical pattern is suggestive of a broad hydrothermal alteration halo possibly centred by a moderately magnetic copper-gold-bearing porphyry intrusive body at depth. Further development and drill-testing of this exploration concept will be a 2007 exploration priority for BCGold.

Historic geochemical surveys elsewhere on the property have outlined coincident copper and gold soil anomalies which warrant follow-up work. In 2006 a mobile metal ion (MMI) soil geochemical survey identified anomalous copper greater than 440 ppm over the Cliff Creek Fault, as well as new potential areas of epithermal gold-silver mineralization in the Moosehorn veins area.

Exploration Strategy
Historical drilling on the Louis property did not penetrate further than 90 metres below the surface. It is suggested that mineralization drill-tested to date is high-level in the epithermal system and that deeper drilling is required to more adequately assess the precious metal core of the mineralizing system. The strong magnetic high and peripheral thorium/potassium (RTK) low in the northeast corner of the property is suggestive of a broad hydrothermal alteration halo possibly centred by a moderately magnetic copper-gold-bearing porphyry intrusive body at depth. A program of soil geochemistry, induced polarization (IP) geophysical survey and deeper drilling is warranted to adequately test the Louis porphyry concept.

BCGold has commissioned Dr. Ken Dawson, PhD, P.Geo. to prepare a 43-101 technical report for the Louis property. BCGold will utilize Dr. Dawson’s report and recommendations in determining the scope and nature of the 2007 Louis Property exploration program.

About BCGold Corp.

BCGold Corp. (TSX-V: BCG) is a Vancouver-based junior resource company focused on copper and gold exploration in under-explored historic and emerging mining districts in British Columbia and Yukon. BCGold Corp. acquires and develops conceptual, early and mid-stage, exploration opportunities and advances them towards resource development by using internal expertise, engaging preferred joint venture partners, and creating strategic alliances with major exploration and mining companies. Currently, institutional investors hold 29% of the Company’s outstanding shares and Kinross Gold Corporation holds 11%.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,
Brian P. Fowler, P. Geo.
President and Chief Executive Officer

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Jose M. Perez
Manager, Corporate Communications
Tel. (604) 646-1581
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Freeman Smith, P. Geo
VP of Corporate Development
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