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Ontario Connecting Communities Across Northwestern Ontario
February 12, 2020 - THUNDER BAY - The Ontario government is providing more travel options for passengers in the northwest with the launch of a new bus route between White River and Thunder Bay, offering riders easier, more convenient connections and direct stops at hospitals, post-secondary schools and other community hubs.

Province Supporting Broadband Access to Better Connect Northwestern Ontario Indigenous Community
February 11, 2020 - MISHKEEGOGAMANG - Ontario's government is helping increase broadband access and affordability for more than 600 residents living in the Mishkeegogamang Ojibway Nation community in Northwestern Ontario.

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Exploration Plans and Permits table

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Exploration Plans & Permits table (updated Febrary 5, 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.

Financial Assurance Table

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Financial Assurance table (updated December 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).

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

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.

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