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IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT

R.S.O. 1990, c.S.5, AS AMENDED


AND


ANDREW CURRAH, COLIN HALANEN,

JOSEPH DAMM, NICHOLAS WEIR,

PENNY CURRAH AND WARREN HAWKINS



NOTICE OF HEARING

(Subsections 127 and 127.1)

      TAKE NOTICE thatthe Ontario Securities Commission (the “Commission”) will hold a hearing pursuant to section 127 of the Securities Act (the “Act”) at the Commission’s offices on the 17 th floor, 20 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario, commencing on Tuesday, the 17 th day of August at 2:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the hearing can be held, to consider :

i)      RE: ANDREW CURRAH, COLIN HALANEN, NICHOLAS WEIR AND PENNY CURRAH whether, in the opinion of the Commission, it is in the public interest to make an order, pursuant to sections 127(1) and 127.1 of the Act that:

  1. trading in any securities by these respondents cease permanently or for such period as is specified by the Commission;
  2. any exemptions contained in Ontario securities law do not apply to these respondents permanently or for such period as is specified by the Commission;
  3. these respondents be prohibited from becoming or acting as an officer or director of any issuer permanently or for such period as specified by the Commission;
  4. these respondents be reprimanded;
  5. these respondents be ordered to pay the costs of the Commission investigation and the hearing;
  6. such other orders as the Commission may deem appropriate.

ii)      RE: WARREN HAWKINS AND JOSEPH DAMM whether, in the opinion of the Commission, it is in the public interest to make an order pursuant to sections 127(1) and 127.1 of the Act that:

  1. trading in any securities by these respondents cease permanently or for such period as is specified by the Commission;
  2. any exemptions contained in Ontario securities law do not apply to these respondents permanently or for such period as is specified by the Commission;
  3. terms and conditions be placed on the registratoin of these respondents;
  4. these respondents be reprimanded;
  5. these respondents be ordered to pay the costs of the Commission investigation and the hearing;
  6. such other orders as the Commission may deem appropriate.

      BY REASON of the allegations set out in the attached Statement of Allegations made by Staff of the Commission dated July 23, 2004;

      AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE THAT any party to the proceedings may be represented by counsel at the hearing;

      AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE THAT, upon failure of any party to attend at the time and place aforesaid, the hearing may proceed in the absence of that party and such party is not entitled to any further notice of the proceeding.

      Dated at Toronto this 23rd day of July, 2004

"Daisy G. Aranha"
Acting Secretary to the Commission