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Video: Ontario and Quebec mining regulation amendments summary

by Editor | October 23, 2013 | Reprinted by permission of

Global legal firm Norton Rose Fulbright has released a short video summarizing changes to mining regulation in Quebec and Ontario.




  • New requirement to submit exploration plan or exploration permit application to the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines before starting many early exploration activities

  • New requirement for first nations consultation

  • Some of these first nations consultation costs eligible to be claimed as assessment work credits


  • New obligations and costs

  • Additional royalty costs

  • Mining operators must submit financial guarantee covering 100% of the anticipated costs of rehabilitation of sites

Read more here and here.

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