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Top News Stories

Marshall Minerals Corp. and President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Marshall Minerals Corp. Fined Under the Mining Act.
November 3, 2017 - Convicted - Marshall Minerals Corp. and Harry Quint, President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Marshall Minerals Corp.

Applications open for Mineral Exploration and Training Resources
November 2, 2017 - Ontario is continuing to provide incentives to junior exploration companies to foster training and capacity building for new and potential prospectors, and to encourage Indigenous Peoples to become more involved in prospecting or gain employment in the mineral development sector.

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Recent News

Publications Release Notice — June 5, 2012

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on June 5, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, or 9:00 a.m. Central Time, unless otherwise indicated.

Update on ONTC

Ministry: 

Our government’s decision to divest the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) was a difficult one that was made after careful deliberation.

No other government has done more than ours to try to make the ONTC viable. We have invested over $430 million to date – almost three times the funding provided by the last two governments combined. And while our support has increased, revenues generated by ONTC continue to decline and ridership is stagnant at best.

Publications Release Notice — April 3 and 17, 2012

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on April 3, or April 17, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, or 9:00 a.m. Central Time, unless otherwise indicated.

2012 Ontario Geological Survey Field Projects

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Ontario Geological Survey will carry out 40 geoscience mapping projects during the year of 2012. Some of the projects will be carried out in collaboration with the Geological Survey of Canada, Laurentian University, Carleton University and mineral exploration companies.

Publications Release Notice — February 7, 2012

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on February 7, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, or 9:00 a.m. Central Time, unless otherwise indicated.

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