Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (Avino) is a natural resource company, primarily engaged in the production and sale of silver and gold, and the acquisition, exploration and development of natural resource properties. The Company�s principal business activities are production and sale of silver and gold at the San Gonzalo mine and the exploration of its other mineral properties located in the State of Durango, Mexico. The Company also owns other exploration and evaluation assets in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory, Canada. The Company commenced production of silver and gold at its San Gonzalo mine in the state of Durango, Mexico. The Company is exploring three silver and gold projects in Canada. All of the Company�s mineral property interests in Canada are wholly owned by the Company.