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Patrick Rosko, President and Director of Marfred Minerals Ltd. Fined Under the Mining Act.
January 18, 2019 - Convicted - Patrick Rosko, President and Director of Marfred Minerals Ltd.

Ontario Creating Jobs and Supporting Economic Development in Kenora
January 11, 2019 - Ontario's Government for the People is creating jobs and promoting investment in Northern Ontario by supporting the City of Kenora's plan to revitalize its downtown.

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Financial Assurance Table

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Financial Assurance table (updated January 17, 2019) shows the proponent, sites, total dollar value of financial assurance and form of financial assurance. The table includes a listing of the form in which the financial assurance can be provided (examples: cash, bonds, letters of credit, mining reclamation trust, financial test, pledge of assets, a sinking fund or royalties per tonne).

Summary of Field Work and Other Activities, 2018

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Ontario Geological Survey is pleased to provide Summary of Field Work and Other Activities, 2018 (OFR 6350) 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, 2018

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on December 19, 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.

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 26, 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.

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