OCdts. On Parade


  • Born in the mining community Rouyn Noranda, he has maintained a strong interest in mining
  • Worked at mines located in Elliot Lake and Quebec prior to military service
  • Graduated Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario and attended Royal Military College of Science (UK)
  • Military career of over 35 years consisted of a variety of command and staff appointments in Canada (and abroad)
  • Retired from the Canadian Forces as Commander of the Army
  • After retirement served twelve years as Deputy Secretary (Honours) to three Governor’s General
  • Director of the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires (Ottawa Division) and Director of SAMA Resources Inc., a base metal mining exploration company
  • Co-chairs a committee of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship involved with the integration of new Canadians into society.
  • Intimate knowledge of Kirkland Lake area of Northern Ontario, home to Northern Gold’s Benoit and Kirana properties


a) Maurice Baril;

b) William Leach;

c) Jim Gervais; or

d) Marc Caron



5562 Jim Gervais


Source: http://www.resourceinvestor.com/News/2011/3/Pages/Sama–Old-Nick.aspx

Source: http://www.northerngold.ca/team-board-directors.php

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