INTERNATIONAL TOWER HILL MINES LTD. (TSE:ITH) Files An 8-K Changes in Registrant’s Certifying Accountant

INTERNATIONAL TOWER HILL MINES LTD. (TSE:ITH) Files An 8-K Changes in Registrant’s Certifying Accountant

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Item 4.01 Changes in Registrants Certifying Accountant

On May 24, 2017, International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. (the
Company) dismissed PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) as the
Companys independent registered public accounting firm. The
Companys decision to dismiss PwC was approved by the Audit
Committee of the Company.

The reports of PwC on the financial statements of the Company
included in the Companys annual reports filed on Form 10-K for
the fiscal years ended December 31, 2016 and December 26, 2015
contained no adverse opinion or disclaimer of opinion and were
not qualified or modified as to uncertainty, audit scope or
accounting principle.

During the fiscal years ended December 31, 2016 and December 26,
2015, and the subsequent interim period through May 24, 2017,
there have been no: (i) disagreements with PwC on any matter of
accounting principles or practices, financial statement
disclosure, or auditing scope or procedure, which disagreements,
if not resolved to the satisfaction of PwC, would have caused PwC
to make reference to the subject matter of the disagreement in
its reports on the financial statements of the Company for the
periods referenced above; or (ii) reportable events as defined in
Item 304(a)(1)(v) of Regulation S-K.

The Company has provided PwC with a copy of the disclosures above
and has requested that PwC furnish the Company with a letter
addressed to the Securities and Exchange Commission stating
whether or not it agrees with the above disclosures. A copy of
the letter is filed as Exhibit 16.1 to this current report on
Form 8-K.

On May 24, 2017, the Companys Audit Committee approved the
engagement of Davidson Company LLP, Chartered Professional
Accountants (Davidson) as its independent registered public
accounting firm.

The Company did not consult with Davidson during its two most
recent fiscal years or through the date of this report regarding
either (1)the application of accounting principles to a specified
transaction, either completed or proposed; or the type of audit
opinion that might be rendered on the Companys consolidated
financial statements, and neither a written report was provided
to the Company nor oral advice was provided that Davidson
concluded was an important factor considered by the Company in
reaching a decision as to the accounting, auditing or financial
reporting issue; or (2)any matter that was either the subject of
a disagreement or reportable event as defined in
Item304(a)(1)(iv) and (v) ofRegulationS-K.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits

The following is filed as an Exhibit to this Report:

Exhibit No. Description
16.1 Letter from PwC to the Securities and Exchange Commission
dated May 31, 2017


About INTERNATIONAL TOWER HILL MINES LTD. (TSE:ITH)

International Tower Hill Mines Ltd.is a mineral exploration company. The Company is in the business of acquiring, exploring and evaluating mineral properties, and either joint venturing or developing these properties further or disposing of them when the evaluation is completed. It operates through the exploration and development of mineral properties segment. The Company owns the Livengood Gold Project in Alaska, the United States. The Livengood Gold Project is located approximately 70 miles northwest of Fairbanks, Alaska in the Tolovana mining district within the Tintina Gold Belt. The Livengood Gold Project has a mineral resource of approximately 730 million measured tons at an average grade of over 0.61 gram/ton (g/ton), approximately 70 million indicated tons at an average grade of approximately 0.56 g/ton and over 260 million inferred tons at an average grade of approximately 0.52 g/ton.

INTERNATIONAL TOWER HILL MINES LTD. (TSE:ITH) Recent Trading Information

INTERNATIONAL TOWER HILL MINES LTD. (TSE:ITH) closed its last trading session up +0.030 at 0.650 with 7,000 shares trading hands.

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