Reporting Guide of Mineral Exploration

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Survey of Mineral Exploration, Deposit Appraisal and Mine Complex Development Expenditures

Please report on all properties, deposits, mines or mill for which you are the operator in the province or territory covered by this report. Prelimirary Estimates or Annual: All categories of expenditures should be reported by the mineral resource development work phase as defined in 12.0 and by the location of activity (whether a mine site or not, also referred to as on- or off-mine-site) as defined in 13.0.

Intentions or Revised Intentions:

Please remember to complete this section, located at the bottom of page 1, by providing your total intentions or revised intentions by mineral resource development work phase (exploration, deposit appraisal, and mine complex development).


Complete one column per property, mine or mill (line 11.1). If more than one work phase of activity (line 12.0) is undertaken during the year for the project, the phases must be reported separately. For more information on specific parameters and study cases, consult the Guidelines.

Aboriginal Employment:

Aboriginal means any Indian, Inuit or Métis person who is indigenous to Canada. The number of Aboriginal people employed includes all types of employment (full-time, part-time, seasonal, temporary, etc.).

Work Phase Description

Description of Categories of Expenditures

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