Proceedings

IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT
R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, AS AMENDED

AND

IN THE MATTER OF
RICHARD OPEKAR, ROBERT OPEKAR,
JOHN A. TINDALE AND LAVER LIMITED

NOTICE OF HEARING
(Section 127)

TAKE NOTICE that the Ontario Securities Commission (the "Commission")will hold a hearing pursuant to section 127 of the Securities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.S.5, as amended (the "Act") at 20 Dundas Street West, 7th Floor, Hearing Room D(offices of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission), Toronto, Ontario commencing onthe 23rd day of June 2000 at 3:00 p.m.

TO CONSIDER whether, pursuant to section 127(1) of the Act, it is in thepublic interest for the Commission to make an order:

(i) that trading, whether direct or indirect, in securities of Ram PetroleumsLimited by any of the respondents cease permanently or for such period asthe Commission may determine; and/or

(ii) such other order as the Commission may deem appropriate;

BY REASON OF the allegations set out in the Statement of Allegations ofStaff of the Commission and such additional allegations as the Commission maypermit;

AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that any party to the proceeding may berepresented by counsel if that party attends or submits evidence at the hearing;

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

June 9th, 2000.

"John Stevenson"