How Gold Investment Gurus Turn Lemons Into Lemonade

Marc Davis | Posted 06.02.2016 | Canada Business
Marc Davis

The global economic recovery is stumbling badly. Even in the U.S., weakening corporate earnings are deflating stock prices. We can all see that, too. Increasingly, the "smart money" is betting on gold. That is because gold bullion has traditionally been prized as a hedge against both economic malaise and political crises.

Are B.C. Liberals And B.C. Hydro In Opposition?

Dermod Travis | Posted 02.16.2017 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Make no mistake, there's a price to pay when B.C. Hydro becomes a political arm of government. The intertwining of self-interests gets complicated, while the interests of ratepayers can take a backseat to political interests.

Mexico Probes Clandestine Grave Sites Near Canadian Mine

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.06.2015 | Canada Business

MEXICO CITY – Mexican authorities are investigating reports of clandestine grave sites in the hamlet of Carrizalillo, near a gold mine operated by a...

Triple-Digit TSX Drop

CBC | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada Business

Energy and mining stocks — especially the gold miners — led a substantial pull-back for the TSX on Tuesday as a broad-based sell-off hit most sect...

Sucking Up Millions In Taxpayer Dollars

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.02.2013 | Canada Business

TIMMINS, Ont. - A tourist attraction celebrating country-pop singer Shania Twain has officially become a $10-million money pit of taxpayer dollars.The...

Vancouver Opera's La Boheme Reminds me of My Paris Days

Hadani Ditmars | Posted 12.27.2012 | Canada Living
Hadani Ditmars

Warning: before you take in the final performance of Vancouver Opera's La Boheme, some Prozac may be required. It helped me drift back to my own bohemian existence, many moons ago, when I lived in a Parisian garret in St Germain des pres. I had almost no possessions, no telephone -- I also busked on weekends in le Marais, singing gypsy songs and Leonard Cohen ballads.

Watchdog Questions MP's Trip South Courtesy Of Goldcorp

CBC | Posted 11.19.2012 | Canada Politics

A trip by five Canadian parliamentarians to Guatemala at the invitation of Canadian mining giant Goldcorp has drawn questions from a mining industry w...

Forest Fires Forces Evacuation Of Ontario Mine

CP | Posted 09.13.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- MUSSELWHITE, Ont. - Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G) has removed most of its 380 employees from the Musselwhite mine in northwestern Ontari...