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The Ontario Exploration Corporation offers prospectors access to as much as $85,000 to offset costs associated with their exploration work. The for-profit corporation was established to generate mining lands with high-value prospects.

It’s a grim market reality for mineral explorationists trying to raise capital for their projects.But there’s one tool available to help prospectors at the grassroots levels with their costs in ... more >>

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