Land claims largest deterrent to mining investment in B.C.

77 per cent of respondents for B.C. said that uncertainty from disputed land claims was a deterrent to investment

Land claims largest deterrent to mining investment in B.C.//  land claims [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/03/land-claims-deter-bc-mining-investment/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="1"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/?s=land%20claims" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="1"]land claims[/popup] in [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/eye-on-bc/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="1"]B.C.[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="1"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] By Ravina Bains and Taylor Jackson The Fraser Institute VANCOUVER, B.C. March 4, 2016/ Troy Media/ - British Columbia has extraordinary mineral potential. In…

Aboriginal rights and private property rights clash in B.C.

B.C.'s strong reaction to First Nations' claims to private property may provide assurances to companies and private property owners

Aboriginal rights and private property rights clash in B.C.//  property rights, first nations  property rights, first nations [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/aboriginal-rights-and-private-property-rights-clash-in-b-c/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/property-rights/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]property rights[/popup] and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/first-nations/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]First Nations[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] By Ravina Bains and Kayla Ishkanian The Fraser Institute VANCOUVER, B.C. Jan 27, 2016/ Troy Media/…

Canada’s courts create uncertainty on aboriginal rights

Court decisions are undermining the certainty dividend that is supposed to attach to modern land claims agreements

Canada’s courts create uncertainty on aboriginal rightsDownload this column on aboriginal rights for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use By Malcolm Lavoie and Dwight Newman The Fraser Institute VANCOUVER, BC Oct 5, 2015/ Troy Media/ - The past year has seen a lot of Canadians paying attention to aboriginal land rights. From opposition by aboriginal groups to…

Road map to a winning Aboriginal Canadian policy strategy

Implementing these recommendations may allow us to turn a corner in Aboriginal relations

Road map to a winning Aboriginal Canadian policy strategyDownload this column for your publication or website. Price starts at $10 TRACADIE, NS June 15, 2015/Troy Media/ - The recent release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) report provides all political parties with an opportunity to renew policies regarding Aboriginal Canadian peoples as we go into a fall election. Not all 94 recommendations…

Land claims disputes damaging Ontario and BC mining sector

Both provinces can learn a thing or two from Saskatchewan’s successful relationship with First Nations

Land claims disputes damaging Ontario and BC mining sectorDownload Land claims disputes damaging Ontario and BC mining sector TORONTO, OTTAWA OUT By Ravina Bains and Taylor Jackson The Fraser Institute VANCOUVER, BC, Mar 19, 2015/ Troy Media/ - The mining industry contributes mightily to Canada’s economic prosperity, adding $54 billion to Canada’s GDP and employing roughly 383,000 Canadians at an average annual salary…

Land claims greatest deterrent to investment in BC

If B.C. wants to increase investment in mining, think land claims – not permits

Land claims greatest deterrent to investment in BCDownload Land claims greatest deterrent to investment in BC By Ravina Bains and Taylor Jackson The Fraser Institute VANCOUVER, BC, Feb 9, 2015/ Troy Media/ - More than 10,700 British Columbians were employed in the mining sector in 2013 with an average salary and benefits totalling $114,600. That same year, the mining industry contributed $511…

Special interest groups eroding Canada’s prosperity

A society that doesn’t understand how its wealth is generated is destined to lose it

Special interest groups eroding Canada’s prosperityTHIS CONTENT IS FREE to use in your publication or on your website. Download now. VICTORIA, BC, Jan 7, 2015/ Troy Media/ - It’s been 30 years since Mancur Olson, the late American economist, wrote Rise and Decline of Nations. The premise of his widely-acclaimed book is the longer a society enjoys political stability, the…

Maybe now First Nations have the country’s attention

Aboriginal participation in resource development on their traditional lands is now a right

Maybe now First Nations have the country’s attentionREGINA, SK, Jun 30, 2014/ Troy Media/ - The Tsilhqot’in decision issued last week by the Supreme Court of Canada is an absolute game-changer. With unexpected clarity and decisiveness, the Supreme Court recognized the Tsilhqot’in’s Aboriginal title to their traditional lands and directed governments on how they must proceed with any future development on non-treaty…