Proceedings

Notice from the
Office of the Secretary

Ontario

Ontario Securities
Commission


20 Queen St. W.
Box 55, Suite 1900
Toronto, ON M5H 3S8
Commission des valeurs mobilières de l'Ontario

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 13, 2006


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

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IN THE MATTER OF
THOMAS HINKE

TORONTO – Following a hearing held on April 12, 2006 in the above noted matter, the Commission found, on the basis of an agreed statement of facts, that the Respondent breached Ontario securities laws and engaged in conduct contrary to the public interest.

The Commission set the matter over for a hearing on sanctions on Monday, May 1, 2006 at 10:00 a.m.

Copies of the Notice of Hearing and Statement of Allegations are available at www.osc.gov.on.ca.

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
JOHN P. STEVENSON
SECRETARY

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