These links will provide background information about mining in Ontario.

A Guide to Staking Mining Claims

Mining Act of Ontario

A Summary of Claim Staking Regulations

Mineral Rights Versus Surface Rights Fact Sheet:
Prospecting on Private Land

West Coast Environmental Law Undermining our Future: How Mining's Privileged Access to Land Harms People and the Environment

Mining Watch Canada


Forms related to staking claims:

- Prospector's License Application Form #220
- Application to Record a Staked Mining Claim Form #0223E