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Ontario Creating Jobs in Northwestern Ontario Forestry Industry
August 17, 2018 - Ontario's Government for the People is supporting local industry and creating 10 jobs for the people of Emo with a $1.375 million investment in two businesses through the province's Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC).

Ontario Expanding Hospice Care in North Bay
August 17, 2018 - Ontario's Government for the People is investing $1.5 million to help build a new palliative care facility that will provide quality end-of-life care to patients across the Nipissing region.

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MAM Update - March 2, 2018

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Preparing to Launch Stage 2 of MLAS

Ontario Moves Closer to Online Mining Claim Registration

Mineral exploration proponents should prepare for an interruption in access Ontario’s new 24/7 electronic Mining Lands Administration System (MLAS) between March 15 and April 9. Stage 1 of MLAS was launched February 7.

Visit the Ontario Pavilion at PDAC 2018

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Talk to an expert, explore Ontario’s geology, attend a seminar and find out more about Ontario’s mineral development and investment opportunities at the Ontario Pavilion at the 2018 Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention.

The Ontario Pavilion is located on level 800 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (booth 637).

Exploration Plans and Permits table

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Exploration Plans & Permits table (updated August 9, 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.

MAM Update - February 27, 2018

Mines and Minerals Division: 

MLAS Information Workshops Scheduled

Come Experience MLAS in a Hands-On Learning Session

The Ministry of Northern Development and Mines is currently holding detailed information workshops on how to access and work within Ontario’s new electronic 24/7 Mining Lands Administration System (MLAS). Ontario is moving to online mining claim registration and the full implementation of the new MLAS on April 10, 2018.

Workshops are planned across the province over the coming weeks. We are also reaching out to Indigenous communities interested in learning more about MLAS.

MAM Update - February 9, 2018

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Claim Holder’s Guide to Conversion an Important New Tool for MLAS Users

One of Several Resources Available to Help You Prepare

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