RIP Don McKinnon

Mining legend Don McKinnon dies at 83. Timmins Press

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Selected Achievements:

-Self taught, high school drop out prospector turned multi-millionaire;

-Discovered the Hemlo Gold Mine — one of the most profitable gold operations in Canadian history;

-PDAC Person of the Year in 1982;

-Order of Canada winner in 1995;


The list goes on. RIP Mr. McKinnon.