A growing Canadian exploration company
Northern Ontario: Gold - Diamonds – Nickel – Uranium - VMS Base Metals
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Mr. McKinnon graduated with an Honours Bachelor degree in Management and Organizational Studies from the University of Western Ontario in 2006. He is currently serving as a principal of McKinnon Prospecting Ltd., a private exploration company, and as a director of PhosCan Chemical Corporation, a bankable-feasibility stage phosphate company.
Mr. McKinnon has been exposed to all aspects of the exploration and mining business which has prepared him for his career in the industry. Mr. McKinnon provided his services to Baltic Resources for over 2 years, and moved to his role as Manager of Corporate Development.
Due to his successes at Baltic, Mr. McKinnon was selected to act as the President, CEO and a Director of Orebodies.
Donald D. McKinnon
Chairman of the Board
With more than 45 years of experience in the international mineral exploration industry, Mr. McKinnon is renowned for the discovery of Hemlo, one of Canada's largest and richest gold mining camps. Around the mining world he is greatly respected and famed for his research and extensive library. A fierce advocate for multiple land use, Mr. McKinnon was named prospector of the year in 1983, received the Order of Canada in 1996 and the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002.
Mr. McKinnon, in addition to Canadian Orebodies, is the President of McKinnon Prospecting Ltd., a private mineral prospecting company and sits on the board of directors of PhosCan a bankable-feasibility stage phosphate company and the advisory board for Inter-Citic a China based gold exploration company as well as American Creek.
Mr. John D. Harvey
Mr. Harvey graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of New Brunswick in 1959.
He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hemlo Gold Mines Inc. from 1989 to 1991. He also held the position of President of Noranda Exploration Company Limited from May 1982 to October 1994.
Mr. Harvey is currently a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Professional Engineers of Ontario. In the more recent years, Mr. Harvey has been engaged as a consulting geologist of J.D. Harvey & Associates.
Mr. Chris Hodgson
Mr. Hodgson entered provincial politics in 1994 and following the 1995 general election was appointed as Ontario's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister of Northern Development and Mines. Within this post, Mr. Hodgson was recognized for creating new opportunities and growth within the Ontario mining industry, as he introduced and proclaimed a New Mining Act.
In addition, he preserved the Prospectors Assistance Program and launched Operation Treasure Hunt, which provided a $19 million boost to Ontario's geological surveys.
In 1997, Mr. Hodgson was appointed as Chairman of the Management Board of Ontario and Deputy House Leader and following his re-election in 1999, was re-appointed Chairman of the Management Board of Cabinet.
In 2001, Mr. Hodgson was named as Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. Mr. Hodgson has served as the President of the Ontario Mining Association since October 2004 and has served as the President of Chris Hodgson Enterprises since January 2003
Mr. Gordon J. Cyr
Mr. Cyr has been involved in numerous world-class exploration drilling programs for over thirty years, including surface and underground field operations.
Mr. Cyr has held senior management positions with Canadian-based Midwest Drilling and Major Drilling International Inc. Prior to his departure from Major Drilling International Inc. in 2003, Mr. Cyr was the General Manager of their North American operations.
In May 2003, Mr. Cyr became a consultant to the industry, and in 2004 established Cyr Drilling International Ltd., a drilling consulting company for which Mr. Cyr is the President.