Mining Canada

Mining Industry 'A Black Eye On Our Country,' Liberal MP Says

CP | Ian Bickis | Posted 04.06.2017 | Canada Business

John McKay says Canada's reputation is suffering because of its mining companies' behaviour abroad.

Canadian Mine Shuts Down In Nicaragua Amid Violence

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER — B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO) has halted operations at its El Limon Mine in Nicaragua after violence linked to an ongoing blockade left a nati...

Tories Finally Appoint New Mining Watchdog

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.01.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Conservative government has named its new corporate social responsibility counsellor for the mining sector.It says the watchdog will hav...

Opponents Of Quebec Mining Project Face Threats, Hack Attacks

Le Huffington Post Quebec | Catherine Levesque | Posted 02.23.2015 | Canada Business

Tensions are running high in la Belle Province as people wait for the government’s decision on opening a controversial new mine in northeastern Queb...

Look What The Mining Bust Has Done To This Labrador Town

CP National News | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada Business

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Jason Penney knows the highs and lows of a miner's life in Wabush, N.L., a one-industry town where the price of iron ore is discu...

Feds Finally Realize Mining Companies Are Tarnishing Canada's Brand

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - It's taken almost a decade of loud, often unwelcome advocacy, but the federal government appears to finally recognize that Canada's internati...

Mining Trumps Merengue For Vancouver Cultural Group

Pablo Munoz | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Pablo Munoz

Latincouver is, in reality, a business interest put forward under the guise of cultural exchange. While portraying itself as a centre for strengthening cultural ties, many local Latin Americans have criticized the group over their latest business conference, Expoplaza Latina. The event is focused more on mining and resource extraction than merengue and multiculturalism.

Sunny Freeman

Will Global Turmoil Affect Ontario Mining Megaproject? | Sunny Freeman | Posted 02.15.2014 | Canada Business

Ontario’s mining minister says Ring of Fire negotiations are “productive and encouraging,” despite a series of setbacks including the exit of th...

Canada's Largest Gold Miner Loses $3 Billion In 3 Months

CP | Posted 02.13.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO -- Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX) lost US$2.83 billion in its latest quarter as the gold miner slashed its reserve estimates and said it expecte...

We're One Step Closer to Mining Transparency in Canada

Claire Woodside | Posted 04.09.2014 | Canada Business
Claire Woodside

It's hard to have a conversation about Canada's economy these days without it touching on our natural resource wealth, and the global reach of our mining companies. But there's one part of this conversation that Canadian provinces may be missing: how they can become global leaders in a burgeoning international effort to improve governance and transparency in the extractive sector.

The Biggest Winners And Losers In Canadian Business, 2013

The Huffington Post Canada | Sunny Freeman and Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

What is it with international Canadian brands soaring and then fizzling? Remember Nortel? It was one of the biggest companies in the world until i...

One Of Canada's Largest Miners Just Bailed On The Coal Business

CP | David Paddon, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.23.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO, Cananda - Sherritt International Corp. (TSX:S) is selling its coal business for a total of $946 million, with Westmoreland Coal paying about ...

2013: The Year The World Turned On Canadian Mining

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - After years of riding surging metal prices and spending freely on takeover deals and massive new projects, Canadian miners were forced to tig...

The Ring of Fire Is Headed for a Deep-Freeze

Bill Gallagher | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada Business
Bill Gallagher

With multi-billion dollar projects adrift in the James Bay lowlands, really, is this how Ontarians want to see their future resources managed? With this outcome, the Ring of Fire now heads into the deep-freeze -- the last five years squandered -- the next five years now left to litigation lawyers to advance private interests.

Huge Boom In Chinese Investment Into Canadian Resources

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

A recent news report brought up the spectre of briefcases full of illicit Chinese cash making its way into Canada's real estate market, but far more m...

Rachel Mendleson

The True Extent Of Canada's Growing Reliance On Raw Materials | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 10.16.2012 | Canada Business

A new report from Bank of Montreal predicts that oil-rich Alberta will lead the country in economic growth this year, yet another confirmation of Cana...

Rachel Mendleson

Military Breached Blockade At Canadian-Owned Mexican Mine: NGO | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 08.30.2012 | Canada Business

Following a seven-week-standoff with landowners in Durango State, Mexico, security forces have moved to disperse a blockade at a mine owned by Toronto...

Rachel Mendleson

Canadian Mining Company In Mexican Standoff | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 08.28.2012 | Canada Business

The blockade outside La Platosa — a high-grade, Canadian-owned silver mine in the northeastern Mexican state of Durango — is by all accounts a pea...

The Next Space Race: Mining The Moon

CP | Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.27.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Canada could play a key role in a new international space race, with the next sprint to the moon gearing up as an extra-terrestrial gold ru...

Canada Economy Jumps 3.9 Per Cent, Fuelled By Energy And Mining

CP | Posted 07.30.2011 | Canada Business

(CP) -- OTTAWA - Real gross domestic product grew at an annualized rate of 3.9 per cent in the first quarter, after expanding 3.1 in the fourth quarte...