Omineca Mining and Metals Ltd. (OMM:TSX-V) is a junior Canadian exploration and development company formed in May 2011. The company operates in Western Canada and is managed by the same team that brought you Eagle Plains and Copper Canyon Resources.
In June 2006, Copper Canyon Resources was created by way of plan of arrangement and spun-off from Eagle Plains Resources on a one for one share basis to the shareholders with three projects in its portfolio, Copper Canyon, Abo and Severence with the Kiwi property acquired subsequently.
In May 2011, NovaGold Resources purchased the Copper Canyon Project from the company (1 NG share for 13.6 CPY shares) and the remaining assets, Abo and Kiwi, were reorganized as Omineca Mining and Metals Ltd. This company, also created by way of plan of arrangement, was spun-out on a 1 for 4 share basis to the shareholders.
Omineca has signed a letter of intent with CVG Mining Ltd., a private British Columbia corporation, granting it the exclusive right to acquire all issued and outstanding shares of CVG.
CVG's primary asset is its 100% interest in the Wingdam Gold Project located along Lightning Creek near the Wells-Barkerville area of central British Columbia, 45 km east of Quesnel. Click the link for more information about the Wingdam Project.