Notice from the
20 Queen St. W.
Box 55, Suite 1900
Toronto, ON M5H 3S8
|Commission des valeurs mobilières de l'Ontario
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 10, 2006
OSC TO HOLD HEARING IN CONNECTION WITH
FIRST QUANTUM MINERAL'S OFFER TO AQUIRE
THE OUTSTANDING SHARES OF ADASTRA MINERALS
TORONTO – The Ontario Securities Commission will hold a hearing to consider the application made by First Quantum Minerals Ltd. for orders under section 127 of the Securities Act regarding the shareholder rights plan adopted by Adastra Minerals Inc.
The hearing will be held on March 17, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. on the 17th floor of the Commission's offices located at 20 Queen Street West, Toronto.
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
JOHN P. STEVENSON
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