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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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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.

Financial Assurance Table

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Financial Assurance table (updated October 31, 2018) 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).

Publications Release Notice — June 13, 2018

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publication is being released on June 13, 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 — May 9, 2018

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publication is being released on May 9, 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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