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August 18, 2014, No. 117

PDAC
August 18, 2014, No. 117
PDAC 2015: HOTELS

PDAC 2015: AWARDS EVENING

PDAC 2015: GALA.....SURF'S UP SOIREE!

REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS OPEN FOR PDAC 2015 CSR EVENT SERIES

PDAC 2015 pre-budget submission
In its submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance, the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada outlined four recommendations to address key challenges in the mineral exploration and development sector, including the renewal of the Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI) and Mineral Exploration Tax Credit (METC), establishment of a Northern Infrastructure Financing Authority, as well as creating incentives for investors to finance mineral exploration in Northern Canada. To view the complete submission, please click here.

PDAC 2015 Convention
Hotels
Reservations are open for PDAC 2015. PDAC and its partnering hotels are pleased to offer increases of 0 - 3% only, and in some cases decreased rates from 2014. The new Delta, connected to the MTCC, South Building, has been added for 2015. The most up-to-date list of participating hotels, and their PDAC preferred rates, is available here.
Awards Evening
Outstanding achievements are honoured at the prestigious PDAC Awards Evening, Monday, March 2. Come celebrate the best in our industry. The evening highights the past year's significant contributions made to Canada's mineral industry byindividuals and organizations.This hallmark event begins with a hosted reception, followed by a delectable three-course dinner, fine wine and live jazz music. A specialty Coffee-and-Liqueur Networking Reception rounds out this memorable evening. For more information, click here.

Gala.....Surf's Up Soiree!
Slip on your flip flops, throw on your shades and beat those winter blahs at the Surf’s Up Soiree! Wednesday, March 4, enjoy the reception, dive into the sun-sational buffet, and heat up the dance floor by jammin’ to live entertainment. How low can you go? Find out as you challenge the limbo stick, or win big at Caribbean Stud Poker in the Casino. Make waves and dress to impress, in upscale summer attire. You could win the Best Dressed Contest! Cut-offs, short shorts and swim suits not permissible. For more information, click here.

Corporate Social Responsibility
Requests for proposals open for PDAC 2015 CSR Event Series
The PDAC is now accepting proposals from parties interested in organizing a session as part of the CSR Event Series at the PDAC 2015 Convention. The CSR Event Series aims to facilitate multi-stakeholder dialogue and peer-learning on key issues related to responsible exploration and mining. The deadline for the submission of proposals is September 10, 2014. Click here to open the RFP, or contact [email protected] for more information.
August events at a glance
August 25-26: PDAC President Rod Thomas will attend, and present atCanada's Annual Energy and Mines Ministers' Conference in Sudbury, ON 
 
Corporate Social Responsibility
Submit your data for the Canadian Mineral Exploration Health & Safety Survey 
 
Aboriginal Affairs
Alberta Government releases consultation guidelines on First Nations land and natural resources management 

Lands and Regulations
Earn assessment credits and help Ontario convert to online staking by geo-referencing your claims 
 
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