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Saskatchewan ranks first in Canada and second worldwide in annual global mining survey; Ontario and B.C. slipping

3/2/2015 03:49:51 PM

Saskatchewan is the most attractive jurisdiction for mining investment in Canada, according to an annual global survey of mining executives released by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian policy think-tank.
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Land-Claims a Major Issue for BC

2/12/2015 05:01:22 PM

Recently British Columbia’s Premier, Christy Clark, announced that the province was going to provide funding for the establishment of a Major Mines Permitting Office to improve the coordination of permitting across the government, in addition to adding more staff for inspections and permitting activities, and improving the turnaround times for notice of work permits.
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Mongolia Swapping Equity for Royalties

2/12/2015 04:46:52 PM

The numbers are in: 56% of Mongolians are in favour of major mining projects. Using a text message referendum system, the Mongolian government asked its people if they should pursue more foreign investment for mining as a means to development or not.
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