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2016 Ontario Geological Survey Field Projects

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Ontario Geological Survey will conduct approximately 30 geoscience mapping projects across Ontario during 2016. The accompanying map highlights active projects planned for Northern and Southern Ontario.

Publications Release Notice — February 9, 2016

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on February 9, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, or 9:00 a.m. Central Time, unless otherwise indicated. Our next scheduled publications release is April 5, 2016. To automatically receive the Publications Release Notice by email, subscribe to the distribution list by contacting Publication Sales.

MAM Update - February 2016

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Table of Contents

How We Got Here

Our proposed legislation was developed following consultation with Ontario’s mineral exploration and development stakeholders and engagement with Aboriginal communities and groups that included:

Recommendations for Exploration, 2015–2016

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Recommendations for Exploration across Ontario have been released for 2015–2016. The recommendations are generated annually by staff of the Ontario Geological Survey from research, field programs and areas of industry activity.

Summary of Field Work and Other Activities, 2015

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Ontario Geological Survey is pleased to provide Summary of Field Work and Other Activities, 2015 (OFR 6313) 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.