rights with respect to mineral exploration in Ontario . LAND RIGHTS
Did you know that land rights in Ontario include surface rights, mining rights, timber rights and sand and gravel rights (to name a few)?
In some instances the mining rights are held by the province (the Crown). Although you may own the surface rights, the mining rights on your property may be open for claim staking by prospectors, by virtue of the OntarioMining Act.
PROSPECTING AND STAKIN
Mining Act authorizes licensed prospectors to enter private property that is d
While there is currently no notification requirement, the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines encourages prospectors
The Mining Actprovides a dispute resolution process before the Provincial Mining Recorder if anyone wants to challenge the validity of a mining claim.
Disputes (apart from compensation issues) must be
Mining Recorder if you have any questions. : 1-888-415-9845 ext. 5742
Or visit our website at http://www.ontario.ca/privatelands 1