The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for FedNor, and Terry Sheehan, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie and Parliamentary Secretary to Minister Joly, were joined by Northern Ontario MPs, regional mayors, dignitaries and steering committee members to officially open the Northern Ontario Mining Showcase (NOMS) pavilion at the 2020 Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) International Convention in Toronto. The event runs from March 1 to 4.
As the largest pavilion at PDAC, the FedNor-funded NOMS pavilion features more than 110 Northern Ontario businesses and organizations, while highlighting the wealth of products, services and investment opportunities the region has to offer. Designed to showcase Northern Ontario, a recognized region of mining excellence, the pavilion is assisting businesses in their efforts to expand their operations, increase trade and create high-quality middle-class jobs. Featuring approximately 25,000 attendees from over 135 countries, PDAC is one of the world’s leading mineral exploration conference and trade shows.