Grande West Year-End earnings December 21, 2016

Grande West Transportation Group Inc. (TSXV: BUS; OTC PINK: GWTNF), a Canadian bus manufacturer of heavy-duty mid-sized transit buses for sale in Canada and the United States, announced today that year-end financials ending August 31, 2016 will be released on December 21, 2016 before market open. A conference call will be held at 11:00 EST the same day to discuss the results and provide a Corporate update.

A conference call for analysts and interested listeners can be accessed in North America by dialling 1-800-977-8002, or internationally at 1-404-920-6650 and entering passcode 5727526#. After the financial results and updates are discussed by management, a question and answer period will be provided.

William Trainer, President and CEO of Grande West commented, “Management and the Board continue to strive towards transparency with the investment community and clearly outline Grande West’s milestone achievements and business growth. Moving forward we will hold conference calls quarterly for all earnings announcements. We look forward to updating the investment community next week.”

The Company is also pleased to announce that it will be changing its fiscal year to coincide with the calendar year starting January 1, 2017. This reporting change will result in an additional audited fourth quarter financial statement ending December 31, 2016.

About Grande West Transportation Group

Grande West Transportation Group is a Canadian bus manufacturer which designs, engineers and manufactures mid-size buses for transit authorities and commercial enterprises.  Grande West’s Vicinity bus is available in 30 and 35 foot models designed with affordability, accessibility and global responsibility in mind. It costs significantly less than a regular 40 foot transit bus, burns less fuel and emits less harmful emissions.

The Company has been successful in supplying Canadian municipal transportation agencies and private operators with new buses and is receiving follow-on orders in many Canadian transit agencies. Grande West is Buy America certified, and along with ABG, its exclusive US distributor, is actively pursuing opportunities to sell Vicinity into public and private transit fleet operations.

For further information please contact:

Grande West Transportation         

John LaGourgue
Ph: 1-604-607-4000

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