Mountain Province Diamonds Provides Gahcho Kué Project Update

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        --  Overall project on schedule: first production H2 2016
        --  Permitting on schedule: final permits H2 2014
        --  Debt funding on schedule: loan agreements target Q4 2015

TORONTO and NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. 
("Mountain Province", the "Company") (TSX: MPV, NYSE MKT: MDM) today provided 
an update on progress at the Gahcho Kué diamond project, a joint venture 
between Mountain Province Diamonds (49%) and De Beers Canada (51%).

Project schedule

As at the end of May 2014 the overall project was progressing according to 
plan and first production remains on schedule for H2 2016.

Permitting

Processing of the Gahcho Kué Land Use Permit and Class A Water License 
remains on schedule. The public hearing on the Gahcho Kué water license was 
held on May 6 and 7, 2014. On May 23, 12014, the Mackenzie Valley Land and 
Water Board released draft copies of the Gahcho Kué Water Licence and Land 
Use Permit for final review and comment before the end of June. These permits 
are expected to be approved during H2 of 2014.

Project funding

Following the appointment last month of Rockface Capital as financial advisor 
to the Company, a review of a number of debt terms sheets has been completed. 
Indications of interest to participate in the provision of debt finance to 
Mountain Province continue to be received. The Company expects to complete the 
review of all debt proposals by the end of June following which detailed 
negotiations will commence with the preferred lenders. Based on current 
progress, Mountain Province expects to be able to announce further details, 
including debt terms, by the end of July and expects to be able to conclude 
definitive loan agreements by the end of 2014.

Tuzo Deep drilling

Drilling of the final third hole at Tuzo Deep is currently underway. Details 
of the drill results will be released on completion of the program, which is 
expected by the end of June. Progress has been slower than planned due to 
difficult ground conditions.

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Mountain Province Diamonds is a 49% participant with De Beers Canada in the 
Gahcho Kué JV located at Kennady Lake in Canada's Northwest Territories. The 
Gahcho Kué Project consists of a cluster of four diamondiferous kimberlites, 
three of which have a probable mineral reserve of 35.4 million tonnes grading 
1.57 carats per tonne for total diamond content of 55.5 million carats.

Gahcho Kué is the world's largest and richest new diamond development 
project. A 2014 NI 43-101 feasibility study report filed by Mountain Province 
(available on SEDAR) indicates that the Gahcho Kué project has an IRR of 
32.6%.

Qualified Person
This news release has been prepared under the supervision of Carl G. Verley, 
P.Geo., who serves as the qualified person under National Instrument 43-101.

Forward-Looking Statements
This news release may contain forward-looking statements, within the meaning 
of the "safe-harbor" provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act 
of 1995, regarding the Company's business or financial condition. Actual 
results could differ materially from those described in this news release as a 
result of numerous factors, some of which are outside the control of the 
Company.



SOURCE  Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. 
 Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. Patrick Evans, President and CEO 161 Bay 
Street, Suite 2315 Toronto, Ontario M5J 2S1 
Phone: (416) 361-3562 
E-mail:info@mountainprovince.com 
www.mountainprovince.com 
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