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Minister's Statement on Federal Carbon Tax Impact on Natural Gas Costs
July 9, 2019 - Toronto — Today, Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, issued the following statement in response to the Ontario Energy Board's Decision on Enbridge's application to include the federal carbon tax in natural gas rates:

Ontario Supporting Sault Ste. Marie Manufacturing Industry
June 28, 2019 - Ontario's government is working for the people by supporting Sault Ste. Marie's growing manufacturing sector, creating eight new full-time jobs.

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Publications Release Notice — June 11, 2019

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on June 11, 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.

2019 Ontario Geological Survey Field Projects

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Ontario Geological Survey will conduct approximately 18 geoscience mapping projects across Ontario during 2019. The accompanying map highlights active projects planned for Northern and Southern Ontario.

Publications Release Notice — May 7, 2019

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on May 7, 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.

Financial Assurance Table

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Financial Assurance table (updated March 31, 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).

MLAS Update - April 3, 2019

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Updated Claim Management Policies Introduced

Revisions Reflect Changes to Ontario Mining Act

The Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines (ENDM) has updated the first three of its policies relating to mining claim management. These changes result from modernizing Ontario’s Mining Act and the implementation of our online 24/7 Mining Lands Administration System (MLAS).

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