Securities Law & Instruments

Headnote

Applicant deemed to have ceased to be offering its securities to the public under the OBCA.

Applicable Legislative Provisions

Business Corporations Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. B.16, as am., s. 1(6).

IN THE MATTER OF THE BUSINESS CORPORATIONS ACT (ONTARIO), R.S.O. 1990, c. B.16, AS AMENDED (the OBCA) AND IN THE MATTER OF NORTHERN GOLD MINING INC. (the Applicant)

ORDER (Subsection 1(6) of the OBCA)

UPON the application of the Applicant to the Ontario Securities Commission (the Commission) for an order pursuant to subsection 1(6) of the OBCA to be deemed to have ceased to be offering its securities to the public;

AND UPON the Applicant representing to the Commission that:

1. The Applicant is an "offering corporation" as defined in the OBCA, and has an authorized capital consisting of an unlimited number of common shares (the Common Shares).

2. The head office of the Applicant is located at 155 University Ave., Suite 1440, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 3B7.

3. On December 22, 2015, Oban Mining Corporation (Oban) acquired all of the issued and outstanding Common Shares of the Applicant by way of a plan of arrangement under the OBCA and became the sole beneficial holder of all of the Common Shares of the Applicant.

4. The Applicant has no outstanding securities other than Common Shares.

5. The Common Shares of the Applicant, which traded under the symbol "NGM" on the TSX Venture Exchange, were de-listed effective as of the close of trading on December 24, 2015.

6. No securities of the Applicant, including debt securities, are traded in Canada or another country on a marketplace as defined in National Instrument 21-101 Marketplace Operation or any other facility for bringing together buyers and sellers of securities where trading data is publicly reported.

7. The Applicant is a reporting issuer, or the equivalent, in the provinces of Ontario and Alberta (the Jurisdictions).

8. Pursuant to British Columbia Instrument 11-502 Voluntary Surrender of Reporting Issuer Status, the British Columbia Securities Commission confirmed the Applicant's non-reporting issuer status in British Columbia effective January 4, 2016.

9. The Applicant is not in default of any requirement of the securities legislation in any of the Jurisdictions.

10. The Applicant has no intention to seek public financing by way of an offering of securities.

11. On January 6, 2016 the Applicant made an application to the Ontario Securities Commission, as principal regulator on behalf of the securities regulatory authorities in the Jurisdictions, for a decision that the Applicant is not a reporting issuer in the Jurisdictions (the Reporting Issuer Requested Relief).

12. Upon the grant of the Reporting Issuer Requested Relief, the Applicant will not be a reporting issuer or equivalent in any jurisdiction of Canada.

AND UPON the Commission being satisfied to do so would not be prejudicial to the public interest;

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED by the Commission pursuant to subsection 1(6) of the OBCA that the Applicant be deemed to have ceased to be offering its securities to the public for the purpose of the OBCA.

DATED at Toronto on this 19th day of January, 2016.

"William Furlong"
Commissioner
Ontario Securities Commission
 
"Deborah Leckman"
Commissioner
Ontario Securities Commission