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Ontario Mineral Industry Cluster Council (OMICC)

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Ontario Mineral Industry Cluster Council (OMICC)


Originally launched by the McGuinty government last November, OMICC is comprised of representatives from the mineral industry and related services, academia, non-government organizations, First Nations and government.


George Pirie President, Placer Dome Canada CLA Ltd.
Warren Holmes President and CEO Nuinsco Resources Limited


Andrew M. Chater President and CEO, Teddy Bear Valley Mines
Cameron D. Clark Deputy Minister, Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
Garry Clark Executive Director, Ontario Prospectors Association
Harley d'Entremont VP Academics, Francophone Affairs, Laurentian University
Brian R. Davey President, First Nations Equity Inc.
Ron Bradley Association of Mining Municipalities of Ontario
John B. Gammon Asst. Deputy Minister, Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
Rick Grylls President, Mine Mill & Smelter Workers Union/Local 598 CAW
Brennain Lloyd Coordinator, Northwatch
Scott McDonald General Manager Ontario Operations, INCO Ltd
Tom C. Palangio President, Topex Inc.
Louise Paquette Director General, FedNor
Dick Plate President, Atlas Copco Contruction & Mining Canada
Sylvia Barnard President, Cambrian College
Peter Birnie President, Wabi Iron & Steel Corp.
Patrick Reid President, Ontario Mining Association
Paul Leadbitter Manager of Parks and Protected Areas, Ontario Nature
Gilles Lebeau President, Sandvik Tamarock Canada Inc
Wallace Rayner NW Rayner Associates
Richard Sutcliffe President and CEO, Ursa Major Minerals
Harvey Yesno President, Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund

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