Job Posting!!!!

Posted Oct.16.2017

The Ministry of Northern Development & Mines is looking for a Regional Manager-Northeast, in Timmins, Ontario.  Please click here for job description

The Ontario Prospectors Association has moved….

Posted Sep.5.2017

OPA's new address is:

941 Cobalt Crescent, Thunder Bay, ON  P7B 5Z4

Telephone, Fax and Emails remain the same!

2017 Ontario Prospectors Exploration Showcase “Prospecting: Where it all Begins!”

Posted Jan.26.2017

Visit our Exploration Showcase page and Register now!!!  See you in April smiley

2017 Northeastern Ontario Mines & Minerals Symposium

Posted Jan.9.2017

The 2017 Northeastern Ontario Mines & Minerals Sympoisum (NEOMMS) "Exploration in the Shadow of Many Headframes" will be held April 18 & 19 at the McIntyre Community Centre in Timmins!!!   To register as a Delegate Click here for Delegate Registration form To register your exhibit Click here for the Exhibit Registration form  See you in Timmins! smiley

2017 Ontario Prospectors Exploration Showcase!!

Posted Nov.22.2016

The Ontario Prospectors Association is excited to announce the 2017 Ontario Prospectors Exploration Showcase "Prospecting:  Where it all Begins!" which will be held April 4, 5 and 6 in Thunder Bay.  Delegate, Exhibitor and Support Registration forms will be posted soon!

Prospecting Course!!

Posted Oct.7.2016

Location:  Lakehead University Room CB2019

Dates for Course:  Friday, October 14 - 7 to 10 pm, Saturday, October 15 - 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday, October 16 - 9 am to 5 pm, Friday, October 21 - 7 to 10 pm, Saturday, October 22 - 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday, October 23 - 9 am to 5 pm

Please see attachment Prospecting-course_October-2016     



Junior Exploration Assistance Program 2 (JEAP 2)

Posted May.30.2016

The Ontario Prospectors Association announces JEAP 2 has commenced!!  The program will provide rebates of up to 33.33% (maximum of $100,000.00 per project).  Please see the Instructions for applying and the Guidebook for more information.

JEAP_Guidebook _ May 2016_i

Instructions for Applying for JEAP_May_2016_i

Application Funding Form_May_2016_i

SCHEDULE D_May_2016_i


Final Application Form_May_2016_i

2016 Northeastern Ontario Mines & Minerals Symposium

Posted Mar.16.2016

Click here to access the NE Symposium Page.


Posted Mar.4.2016

Please check back for the next round of funding to be announced at the end of May!!

2016 Northwestern Ontario Mines & Minerals Symposium “Seeking Minerals for the Future”

Posted Feb.8.2016

Click here the-future to access the NW Symposium 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.