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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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Northwest Mining and Exploration Status Report 2013

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The 2013 Northwest Mining and Exploration Status Report has been released by the staff of the Northwest Ontario Resident Geologist Program.   The report highlights activities in the region which include producing mines and quarries, major exploration projects, amethyst producers and identified mineral resources.

Recommendations for Exploration, 2013-2014

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Recommendations for Exploration across Ontario have been released for 2013/2014. 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 2013

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Ontario Geological Survey is pleased to provide Summary of Field Work and Other Activities, 2013 (OFR 6290) 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 — November 5, 2013

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on November 5, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time, or 8:00 a.m. Central Time, unless otherwise indicated. Our next scheduled publications release is December 3, 2013. To automatically receive the Publications Release Notice by email, subscribe to the distribution list by contacting Publication Sales.

Request for Information (Request for Data) Purchase of Proprietary Airborne Geophysical Data

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Ministry of Northern Development and Mines (MNDM), Ontario Geological Survey Branch (OGS), invites responses to a Request for Information (RFI) - Request for Data (RFD) offering the Crown existing proprietary airborne geophysical data.

The Crown will consider purchasing airborne geophysical survey data at prices determined by a quantitative process that evaluates for geographic, technical, and quality factors as well as available budget.

The area of interest is anywhere within the Province of Ontario.