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Ontario Supports Economic Development in Kenora
September 29, 2018 - Ontario's Government for the People is supporting economic development, job creation, and tourism in the Northwest by investing in necessary improvements to the Kenora Airport terminal.

Ontario's Government for the People Introduces Legislation to Repeal the Green Energy Act
September 20, 2018 - TORONTO — Ontario's Government for the People is delivering on its promise to repeal the Green Energy Act, 2009, Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, and Monte McNaughton, Minister of Infrastructure, announced today.

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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 11, 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.

MLAS Update - October 4, 2018

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Making the Most of Ontario’s New Mining Lands Administration System (MLAS)

Working to Make MLAS Better

A Successful Spring Launch

Ontario’s new online Mining Lands Administration System (MLAS) is now six months old. Our initial launch on April 10 went smoothly and MLAS immediately began to support a high volume of traffic and processed a substantial number of mining claim registrations as well as other transactions with no service interruption or down time due to technical difficulties.

Publications Release Notice — August 14, 2018

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publication is being released on August 14, 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.

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