SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR
15d-16 UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of November, 2016
Commission File Number 001-13422
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LIMITED
(Translation of registrant's name into English)
145 King Street East, Suite 400, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2Y7
(Address of principal executive office)
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|Exhibit No.||Exhibit Description|
|Third Quarter Report|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|AGNICO EAGLE MINES LIMITED
Date: November 1, 2016
/s/ R. Gregory Laing
R. Gregory Laing
General Counsel, Sr. Vice-President, Legal
and Corporate Secretary
Exhibit Number 99.1 submitted with this Form 6-K is hereby incorporated by reference into Agnico Eagle Mines Limited's Registration Statements on Form F-10 (Reg. No. 333-189715), Form F-3D (Reg. No. 333-190888) and Form S-8 (Reg. Nos. 333-130339 and 333-152004).