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Ontario nominates Thomas D. Woods for Hydro One Board
July 19, 2018 - Ontario has nominated Thomas D. (Tom) Woods as the first of its four nominees for the new Board of Directors at Hydro One.

Ontario to Cancel Energy Contracts to Bring Hydro Bills Down
July 13, 2018 - TORONTO — Ontario ratepayers will benefit from $790 million in savings thanks to the Government of Ontario's decision to cancel and wind down 758 renewable energy contracts, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines Greg Rickford announced today.

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OGS field work activity posters presented at the 2014 Ontario Exploration and Geoscience Symposium Sudbury Ontario

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Ontario Geological Survey posters presented by geoscientists of the Earth Resources and Geoscience Mapping Section at the Ontario Exploration and Geoscience Symposium (OEGS) November 4 and 5, 2014, Sudbury Ontario

Publications Release Notice — November 4, 2014

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on November 4, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, or 9:00 a.m. Central Time, unless otherwise indicated. Our next scheduled publications release is early December, 2014. To automatically receive the Publications Release Notice by email, subscribe to the distribution list by contacting Publication Sales.

Publications Release Notice — October 7, 2014

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on October 7, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, or 9:00 a.m. Central Time, unless otherwise indicated. Our next scheduled publications release is November 4, 2014. To automatically receive the Publications Release Notice by email, subscribe to the distribution list by contacting Publication Sales.

Publications Release Notice — September 17, 2014

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on September 17, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, or 9:00 a.m. Central Time, unless otherwise indicated. Our next scheduled publications release is October 7, 2014. To automatically receive the Publications Release Notice by email, subscribe to the distribution list by contacting Publication Sales.

Progress update – August 2014

Mines and Minerals Division: 

How to Keep your Prospector’s Licence Valid:

Take the Mining Act Awareness Program by November 1, 2014

If you have a prospector’s licence you must complete the Mining Act Awareness Program (MAAP) by November 1, 2014 to keep your licence valid.

If you don’t complete the MAAP by November 1, 2014 you won’t be able to stake a mining claim unless you obtain a new prospector’s licence. You will need to take the MAAP and pay the required fee to get a new prospector’s licence.

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