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Reducing Barriers to Education and Employment in Rural Northwestern Ontario
January 10, 2020 - FORT FRANCES - Ontario's government is helping increase access to post-secondary training and education for Indigenous and other residents in rural Northwestern Ontario.

Government Supporting Community Development in Fort Frances-Rainy River Region
January 9, 2020 - FORT FRANCES - Today, Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, announced Ontario is investing $83,000 through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) in two community development projects in the Fort Frances-Rainy River region.

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Recommendations for Exploration, 2019–2020

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Recommendations for Exploration across Ontario have been released for 2019–2020. The recommendations are generated annually by staff of the Ontario Geological Survey from research, field programs and areas of industry activity.

Recommendations for Exploration 2019–2020

Exploration Plans and Permits table

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Exploration Plans & Permits table (updated January 2, 2020) shows the submitted active Plans and Permits. The table shows the Plan or Permit number, the claim holder, township name and the project name.

Read more about Exploration Plans and Exploration Permits.

Summary of Field Work and Other Activities, 2019

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Ontario Geological Survey is pleased to provide Summary of Field Work and Other Activities, 2019 (OFR 6360) 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 — December 19, 2019

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on December 19, 2019, 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.

Publications Release Notice — November 26, 2019

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on November 26, 2019, 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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