Federal government should sell EDC before risks get too high

The Crown lender plays in an international vipers’ nest, so controversy and risk may be inevitable

Federal government should sell EDC before risks get too high
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The Crown lender plays in an international vipers’ nest, so controversy and risk may be inevitable

Electric cars won’t save the world but they will destroy lives

Cobalt miners in the Congo, which has about 60% of the world’s known cobalt reserves, work for no salary and on a good day make $3 for what they finds. Deaths and injuries are common

Electric cars won’t save the world but they will destroy lives
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There are gasses and pollutants far worse than carbon dioxide. Just ask the cobalt miners in the Congo

How to unleash Indigenous entrepreneurial potential

Chief Reginald Bellerose of Muskowekwan encourages First Nations to find the correct balance between politics and business

How to unleash Indigenous entrepreneurial potential
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Chief Reginald Bellerose of Muskowekwan encourages First Nations to find the correct balance between politics and business

Manitoba mining industry buried by policies, taxes

Mining investors dramatically downgrade Manitoba in annual survey. Only the provincial government can fix this

Manitoba mining industry buried by policies, taxes
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Mining investors dramatically downgrade Manitoba in annual survey. Only the provincial government can fix this

One big asteroid could ruin the mining industry

The space race is on and the payoff is an untold cache of precious metals, large enough to completely dwarf the world's biggest mining companies

One big asteroid could ruin the mining industry
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The space race is on and the payoff is an untold cache of precious metals, large enough to completely dwarf the world’s biggest mining companies

Digging into mining investment growth

Mining investors will flock to jurisdictions that have attractive policies, and capital will follow, along with the ancillary benefits of jobs and tax revenue

Digging into mining investment growth
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Mining investors will flock to jurisdictions that have attractive policies, and capital will follow, along with the ancillary benefits of jobs and tax revenue

Electric vehicles pose a dilemma of conscience

When we consider the source of electricity, the invasive nature of copper mining for batteries and components, and other factors, the jury is out

Electric vehicles pose a dilemma of conscience
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When we consider the source of electricity, the invasive nature of copper mining for batteries and components, and other factors, the jury is out

Ring of Fire: burning down a rare economic opportunity

First Nations can’t veto development in northern Ontario. They must engage in good faith, just like business and governments, and not squander this opportunity

Ring of Fire: burning down a rare economic opportunity
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First Nations can’t veto development in northern Ontario. They must engage in good faith, just like business and governments, and not squander this opportunity

Uncertainty discouraging mining investment in Canada

Spending on exploration – the lifeblood of the industry – dropped for the fourth consecutive year and is at its lowest point since 2005

Uncertainty discouraging mining investment in Canada
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GREEN, JACKSON: Spending on exploration – the lifeblood of the industry – dropped for the fourth consecutive year and is at its lowest point since 2005

The dawning of a transformative new energy era

The stars are aligning for the energy and mining sectors, but the two sectors must collaborate to take advantage of the changing landscape

The dawning of a transformative new energy era
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WHITELAW: The stars are aligning for the energy and mining sectors, but the two sectors must collaborate to take advantage of the changing landscape