Symposia Notice

Posted Sep.2.2015


After extensive analysis of the economic conditions and state of our Industry, the Ontario Prospectors Association's Board of Directors have decided to not proceed with the Sudbury Ontario Exploration & Geoscience Symposium in November.

The Spring events (NW Symposium - Thunder Bay, April 5 & 6, 2016 and the NE Symposum – Sault Ste Marie, April 19 & 20, 2016) will continue as planned and the Board of Directors intend to present the next OEGS in November 2016.

The Board of Directors regret any inconvenience this decision has caused it's members and supporters.

Structural Short Course! Gold deposit structure, applications for exploration and mining

Posted Aug.24.2015

Structural Short Course

Gold deposits structure, applications for exploration and mining 

By Dave Rhys, Panterra Geoservices Inc.

Hosted by the Porcupine Prospectors & Developers Association

October 17 – 18, 2015

Hampton Inn, Timmins, Ontario

Link to course information


Notice – TGI 4 Abstract Link

Posted Jun.18.2015

The Open File (TGI 4) can be viewed for the next 21 days.  Follow this link to the abstracts:     Title: Targeted at Geoscience Initiative 4:  Contributions to the Understanding of Precambrian Lode Gold Deposits and Implications for Exploration.

Ontario Prospectors Association has T-Shirts!!!

Posted Mar.17.2015

Click here to view OPA T-Shirts For Sale  T-Shirts for sale $20.00 plus shipping and handling $25.00.  Contact Susan or Alexis 866.259.3727 or 807.622.3284 or or


2015 Northwestern Ontario Mines & Minerals Symposium “Turning the Corner?”

Posted Jan.29.2015

The 2015 Northwestern Ontario Mines & Minerals Symposium "Turning the Corner?" will be held in Thunder Bay at the Valhalla Inn, April 14 & 15.  Please click link to the 2015 NWOMMS page

2015 Northeastern Ontario Mines & Minerals Symposium “ABITIBI-GOLD 2015″

Posted Jan.23.2015

The 2015 Northeastern Ontario Mines & Minerals Symposium "ABITIBI-GOLD 2015" will be held in Kirkland Lake at Northern College, March 28 to March 31. Please click link to 2015 NEOMMS page

Northern Ontario Mines & Minerals Symposium – Boreal Prospectors Association

Posted Jan.22.2015

The Boreal Prospectors Association is pleased to announce the upcoming Northern Ontario Mines & Minerals Symposium being held in Sioux Lookout at the Sunset Inn and Suites, February 17 and 18.  For more information on the BPA event click here     

Ontario Proposes New Approach to Conversion of Legacy Claims

Posted Nov.11.2014

The Ontario Ministry of Northern Development & Mines (MNDM) is proposing to move from a voluntary, client-driven approach to the conversion of legacy claims to a Ministry-driven process for the purpose of implementing an online map staking system in the province.  The proposal can be accessed on Ontario's Environmental and Regulatory Registries: or Submissions on the proposal can be made to MNDM until December 22, 2014.

Omer Omerdin, Project Coordinator, Ministry of Northern Development & Mines, Mines & Minerals Division, Mineral Development & Lands Branch, Mineral Development Office (Sudbury), 933 Ramsey Lake Road, B-6, Sudbury, ON  P3E 6B5 Telephone 705.670.5845 Toll Free Telephone 888.415.9845

Roy Denomme, Senior Manager, Mining Lands Section, Ministry of Northern Development & Mines

2014 Ontario Exploration & Geoscience Symposium Presentation "Phase 3 Mining Act Modernization Update" Click here to download Mining Act Mondernization Update

2014 OPA Award Winners

Posted Nov.5.2014

Congratulations to the 2014 Award Winners!!!

2014 Ontario Exploration & Geoscience Symposium

Posted Sep.25.2014

Follow the link below to the 2014 OEGS Page!


Ontario Exploration Corporation - Prospectors Assistance
If you have properties in Ontario we want to help explore them. Funding up to $10,000 is available to qualified applicants through the Ontario Exploration Corporation. Click here for more information.