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Kenney’s Coal ‘Review’ Is Just One More Betrayal

Resilience 04 May 2021
Coal mining will be subject ... And municipalities pleaded for secure water supplies because coal mining is a water hog ... “Trust is at a low ebb, especially since the government clearly remains open to new surface mines in the eastern slopes,” he recently wrote in paper for University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy.
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Nevada named top mining jurisdiction in the world

Elko Daily Free Press 14 Apr 2021
CALGARY, Alberta -- Nevada is the most attractive jurisdiction in the world for mining investment, followed by Arizona and Saskatchewan, according to the Annual Survey of Mining Companies released by the Fraser Institute, an independent, nonpartisan Canadian policy think-tank ... 10 most attractive jurisdictions for mining investment.
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S&P/TSX composite ekes out slight rise, 'appetite for risk' lifts Nasdaq, S&P 500

North Shore News 13 Apr 2021
TORONTO — An "unrelenting appetite for risk" by investors offset higher-than-expected U.S. inflation data and news of a major setback for a maker of COVID-19 vaccines, as some U.S. markets outperformed Canada's main stock index ... "So, on the one hand, we saw U.S ... jumped 4.61 per cent and Lundin Mining Corp ... -- By Dan Healing in Calgary ... .
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Senators claim defenceman Victor Mete off waivers from Canadiens

Canoe 12 Apr 2021
Story continues below ...Honestly, there’s not really much to say right now,” said Byron, who was claimed by the Canadiens off waivers from the Calgary Flames before the start of the 2015-16 season ... I think his situation is obviously a little different than mine this year and a little bit more reminiscent of when I was in Calgary and put on waivers.”.
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Barrick accepts reduced ownership stake in deal to restart Papua New Guinea gold mine

Moosejaw Today 09 Apr 2021
CALGARY — Barrick Gold Corp. says its suspended gold mine in Papua New Guinea will resume operations later this year after negotiations to settle a bitter dispute with the national government resulted in the state taking a much larger ownership stake. The Porgera gold mine was ...
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Corporate head office job losses a 'wake-up call' for Calgary

North Shore News 14 Mar 2021
CALGARY — For the veteran Calgary oilman whose name adorns the downtown Gray Family Eau Claire YMCA, the recent closing of the facility due to falling membership is the “canary in the coal mine” for the Calgary economy ... "It's kind of like the canary in the coal mine ... Calgary is in big trouble.
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Corporate head office job losses a 'wake-up call' for Calgary (Business)

Castanet 14 Mar 2021
Veteran oilman Jim Gray, 87, stands outside the YMCA named after his family, which will be closing, in Calgary, Alta. For the veteran Calgary oilman whose name adorns the downtown Gray Family Eau Claire YMCA, the recent closing of the facility due to falling membership is the “canary in the coal mine” for the Calgary economy.
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Electric vehicles expected to boost Canadian mining growth, industry panel agrees

Moosejaw Today 09 Mar 2021
CALGARY — Mining industry insiders say opportunities for Canada are rising with world demand, technical advances and political support for electric vehicles ... we need new mines and it hasn't been easy to get new mines in Canada, in particular in the nickel industry but in others as well," he said.
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Alberta utility TransAlta vows to be carbon neutral by 2050 as it notes $167M loss

Moosejaw Today 03 Mar 2021
CALGARY — Power generator TransAlta Corp ... The Calgary-based utility company is in the process of retiring its Edmonton-area thermal coal mining operations and converting all of its coal power generation in Canada to natural gas by the end of 2021, while eliminating its coal generation at a facility in Washington State by the end of 2025 ... .
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Alberta eyes recall legislation, focuses on COVID-19 aid in spring sitting

Castanet 25 Feb 2021
the Christmas travel, a controversial and now-abandoned plan to pursue coal-mining in the Rocky Mountains, and a shelved plan to off-load some provincial parks. Calgary-based pollster Janet Brown said erosion of support for Kenney’s UCP is not as dire as some surveys ...
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The Trouble With Canadian Aid

GlobalResearch 17 Feb 2021
Canadian aid has helped liberalize mining legislation in numerous countries. In the best-documented example, Ottawa began an $11 million project to re-write Colombia’s mining code in 1997 ... The CIDA/CERI proposal was submitted to Colombia’s Department of Mines and Energy and became law in 2001.
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Canadian Malartic partners approved $1.7-billion western Quebec gold mine extension

North Shore News 12 Feb 2021
CALGARY — The Canadian Malartic Mine says its owners have approved a plan to spend $1.7 billion over the next seven years to develop the Odyssey underground mine to extend the life of its existing open pit operation in western Quebec ... It says the mine is expected to produce an ...
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Canadian Malartic partners approve $1.7-billion western Quebec gold mine extension

North Shore News 12 Feb 2021
CALGARY — A plan to spend $1.7 billion over the next seven years to develop the Odyssey underground mine to extend the life of the Canadian Malartic Mine's open pit operation in western Quebec has been approved by its owners. "One of Canada's largest underground gold mining ...
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Mining Bitcoin in the New Technology Frontier

Crossville Chronicle 11 Feb 2021
VBit already has existing mining locations in Calgary and Colorado and is expanding into Montana while actively looking for new locations in Western Pennsylvania as well.�Montana with its inexpensive and vast amounts of hydroelectric power and large vacant facilities that have ...
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'Bait and switch:' Questions arise over what reinstated Alberta coal policy protects

North Shore News 10 Feb 2021
EDMONTON — Doubts are surfacing over the Alberta government's decision to restore a policy that protects the Rocky Mountains from coal mining ... Energy Minister Sonya Savage, after overwhelming public opposition, on Monday brought back a 1976 policy that keeps open-pit coal mines out of most of the province's Rockies and foothills.
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