Proceedings

 

IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT
R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, AS AMENDED (the "Act")

AND

IN THE MATTER OF
ANDREW THOMSON, PETER BOJTOS, LEN SPRAGGETT and SEAN SPRAGGETT

ORDER
(Section 127)

WHEREAS on June 2, 2000 the Ontario Securities Commission (the "Commission")made a temporary order pursuant to subsection 127(5) of the Act (the "Temporary CeaseTrading Order"), that none of the Respondents shall trade in any securities of Link MineralVentures Ltd. ("Link"), subject to the terms set out in the order, for a period of 15 days fromthe date of the order;

AND WHEREAS on June 2, 2000 the Commission issued a Notice of Hearingpursuant to subsection 127(9) of the Act;

AND WHEREAS it appears to the Commission that:

1. Link is incorporated under the laws of Canada and is a reporting issuer in theProvince of Ontario.

2. Each of Andrew Thomson, Peter Bojtos, Len Spraggett and Sean Spraggett (the"Respondents") is, or was during the financial year of Link ended December 31,1999, a director, officer or significant shareholder (beneficial ownership of 10% ormore of the voting rights of Link) or individual that has, or may have, access tomaterial undisclosed information of Link.

3. Link failed to file annual financial statements for its financial year ended December31, 1999 (the "1999 Financial Statements") on or before May 19, 2000, contrary tosubsection 78(1) of the Act.

4. As of the date of this order, Link has not filed its 1999 Financial Statements.

AND WHEREAS the Commission is of the opinion that it is in the public interest tomake this Order;

IT IS ORDERED pursuant to paragraph 2 of subsection 127(1) of the Act that alltrading by the Respondents in the securities of Link shall cease until:

(a) two full business days following the receipt by the Commission of all filings Link isrequired to make pursuant to Ontario securities law; or

(b) further order of the Commission.

June 16th, 2000.

"J. A. Geller"
"Morley P. Carscallen"
"R. Stephen Paddon"