Though there wasn’t much snow on the ground this Christmas, there were plenty of presents under the tree — if you were working in Northwestern Ontario’s burgeoning mining industry, that is.

Existing and future operations all did very well in terms of attracting funds for both exploration and ongoing mine-site development.

None was more fitting than an announcement by North American Palladium (NAP) — on Christmas Eve, no less — that it had secured an impressive $10 million to advance exploration within the orbit of its flagship Lac Des Iles (LDI) mine just north of Thunder Bay.

See the full story with picture in the print and digital editions of The Chronicle-Journal.

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