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Ontario Investing in Innovation and Creating Jobs in Sault Ste. Marie
December 14, 2018 - Ontario's Government for the People is supporting innovation in Sault Ste. Marie, which will lead to modernization in the manufacturing industry and create nine full-time jobs.

Statement by Minister Rickford and Minister Scott on Potential Power Workers' Union Strike Action
December 13, 2018 - Today, the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, and the Honourable Laurie Scott, Minister of Labour, issued the following statement on the Power Workers' Union (PWU) rejection of Ontario Power Generation's final offer in contract negotiations, leaving PWU in a strike position:

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Summary of Field Work and Other Activities, 2018

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Ontario Geological Survey is pleased to provide Summary of Field Work and Other Activities, 2018 (OFR 6350) for electronic distribution.

Summary of Field Work and Other Activities presents highlights of, and key new information from, mapping and geoscientific research conducted during the year.

Publications Release Notice — December 19, 2018

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on December 19, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, or 9:00 a.m. Central Time, unless otherwise indicated. To automatically receive the Publications Release Notice by email, subscribe to the distribution list by contacting Publication Sales.

Publications Release Notice — October 16, 2018

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publication is being released on October 16, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, or 9:00 a.m. Central Time, unless otherwise indicated. To automatically receive the Publications Release Notice by email, subscribe to the distribution list by contacting Publication Sales.

Exploration Plans and Permits table

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Exploration Plans & Permits table (updated October 26, 2018) shows the submitted Plans and Permits. The table shows the Plan or Permit number, the project name, the claim holder, all affected claims, the project location, any activities taking place and a start and end date for the activities. Activities include mechanized drilling, geophysical work, mechanized stripping, pitting and trenching as well as line cutting.

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.

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