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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

ORDER

      WHEREAS on July 23, 2004, the Ontario Securities Commission (the “Commission”) issued a Notice of Hearing pursuant to section 127 of the Securities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S. 5, (as amended) (the “Act”) in relation to the matters set out in a Statement of Allegations dated July 23, 2004, as amended by an Amended Statement of Allegations dated October 20, 2005, in respect of trading in the shares of Findore Minerals Inc.;

      AND WHEREAS Joseph Damm (“Damm”) entered into a settlement agreement dated October 27, 2005 (the “Settlement Agreement”) in relation to the matters set out in the Amended Statement of Allegations;

      AND WHEREAS the Commission issued a Notice of Hearing dated October 28, 2005 setting down the hearing to consider the Settlement Agreement;

      AND WHEREAS the Commission held a hearing on October 31, 2005 and November 3, 2005 to consider the Settlement Agreement;

      AND WHEREAS at the hearingthe Commission requested and received supplementary submissions from counsel for Damm and Staff of the Commission with respect to the specific circumstances of Damm’s age, health and financial situation;

      AND WHEREAS in addition to the terms of the order below, Damm has undertaken never to re-apply for registration or recognition of any kind under Ontario securities law;

      AND WHEREAS the Commission has considered the Settlement Agreement, the Notice of Hearing, the Amended Statement of Allegations, and the submissions and supplementary submissions from counsel for Damm and from Staff of the Commission;

      AND WHEREAS the Commission is of the opinion, having regard to the circumstances of Damm referred to in the supplementary submissions, that it is in the public interest to make this Order;

      IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT

1. The Settlement Agreement attached to this Order is approved;

2. Damm’s registration under Ontario securities law is hereby terminated;

3. Damm shall pay the sum of $15,000.00 towards the costs of Staff’s investigation into the matters set out in the Statement of Allegations.

 

Dated at Toronto, Ontario this 10 th day of November, 2005

“Robert L. Shirriff”
Robert L. Shirriff
“David L. Knight”
David L. Knight
“Carol S. Perry”
Carol S. Perry