Modernizing the Mining Act: Update Bulletins

MLAS Update - May 18, 2021

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Bulletin - Extending Exclusions of Time for Claim Holders Due to COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak and related public health requirements are special circumstances that have created challenges for all claim holders in Ontario. Given the present uncertainty over when current health and safety measures will ease, we acknowledge that some claim holders may still be having difficulty planning or executing work programs.

MLAS Update - February 12, 2021

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Bulletin – Extending Exclusions of Time for Claim Holders Due to COVID-19

In the April 17, 2020, ENDM Bulletin, the ministry acknowledged that the COVID-19 outbreak and related public health requirements are special circumstances that have created challenges for all claim holders in Ontario. Given the present uncertainty over when current health and safety measures will ease, we acknowledge that some claim holders may be having difficulty planning work programs.

MLAS Update - August 19, 2020

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Bulletin - Extending Exclusions of Time for Claim Holders Due to COVID-19

In the April 17, 2020, ENDM Bulletin, the ministry acknowledged that the COVID-19 outbreak and related public health requirements are special circumstances that have created challenges for all claim holders in Ontario. As such, ENDM provided relief by allowing a simplified method to apply for COVID-19 related exclusion requests. In the current circumstances, with the outbreak continuing into late summer, we appreciate that challenges have continued.

MLAS Update - April 17, 2020

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Bulletin - Exclusions of Time for Claim Holders Due to COVID-19

The ministry acknowledges that the COVID-19 outbreak and related public health requirements are special circumstances that have created challenges for all claim holders in Ontario. As a result, we are leveraging the tools available under the Mining Act to provide claim holders with relief through simplified exclusion orders.

MLAS Update - April 3, 2019

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Updated Claim Management Policies Introduced

Revisions Reflect Changes to Ontario Mining Act

The Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines (ENDM) has updated the first three of its policies relating to mining claim management. These changes result from modernizing Ontario’s Mining Act and the implementation of our online 24/7 Mining Lands Administration System (MLAS).

MLAS Update - October 5, 2018

Mines and Minerals Division: 

New Instructional Resources to Help You Navigate MLAS

Video Tutorials and Directives Provide Detailed Step-by-Step Direction

Online Resources to Guide You in MLAS

We are pleased to be making available new tools to help you find your way around, and get your work done more easily through the Mining Lands Administration System (MLAS). We want MLAS to be among the best mining lands management systems in the world, and we want you to benefit from all of its features and functions.

MLAS Update - October 4, 2018

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Making the Most of Ontario’s New Mining Lands Administration System (MLAS)

Working to Make MLAS Better

A Successful Spring Launch

Ontario’s new online Mining Lands Administration System (MLAS) is now six months old. Our initial launch on April 10 went smoothly and MLAS immediately began to support a high volume of traffic and processed a substantial number of mining claim registrations as well as other transactions with no service interruption or down time due to technical difficulties.

MAM Update - April 10, 2018

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Ontario Launches Online Mining Claims

Province Completes Process to Modernize Mining Act

Today, Ontario is transitioning to an online, electronic Mining Lands Administration System (MLAS), replacing the province’s century-old traditional ground-staking methods and completing multi-phased efforts to modernize the Mining Act. The new online self-service system will allow anyone with a prospector's licence to register a claim — seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

MAM Update - April 4, 2018

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Information Webinar

An Opportunity to Learn About Ontario’s New Mining Lands Administration System

Call Us Now to Register and Be Ready for our April 10th Launch

We have received a lot of positive feedback about the information sessions we’ve delivered across the province this winter on how to navigate Ontario’s new 24/7 Mining Lands Administration System (MLAS).

MAM Update - March 28, 2018

Mines and Minerals Division: 

New Technical Standards for Reporting Assessment Work Now Available Online

New Technical Standards for Reporting Assessment Work have been published and are available on the ministry website. We encourage all mineral exploration and development participants to familiarize themselves with these new standards that will come into effect when Stage 2 of Ontario’s new 24/7 electronic Mining Lands Administration System (MLAS) launches on April 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

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