Guidelines for Exploration on Land Reserved to the State

The Ministère de l’Énergie et des Ressources naturelles may allow mining companies to carry out exploration in specific areas, under certain conditions.

Areas open to exploration

June 13, 2007

August 4, 2004

July 1st, 2004

July 15, 2003

May 30, 2003

January 8, 2003

Any company who wishes to carry out mineral exploration on lands reserved to the State shall comply with certain rules, in order to minimize environmental impacts. These are the conditions required to the Norebec-Manitou reserve, Lacs Guillaume-Delisle and à l’Eau Claire, Rivière Témiscamie and Monts Otish and Puvirnituq.

All applications must be submitted according to the directive concerning acceptable means to submit a notice of map designation.