CBC – Yukon Party touts record, promises jobs in ‘True North’ platform. Leader Darrell Pasloski presents plan in Whitehorse, re-states opposition to carbon tax

Yukon Party leader Darrell Pasloski was pressed by reporters over the carbon tax and his spending plans, as he presented his party’s election platform in Whitehorse on Thursday. Pasloski said the “True North” plan stands up for Yukoners, and will keep life...
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Thompson Citizen – PDAC urges more northern exploration and aboriginal participation in mining industry

Reducing the costs associated with bringing remote mineral deposits to production and helping increase the number of aboriginal people participating in the mining industry are among the recommendations the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) made in its...
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Mining.com (with art) – Seabridge Gold, owner of world’s largest gold project in northern B.C., discovers another large, untested target.

By Cecilia Jamasmie Toronto-based Seabridge Gold (TSX:SEA)(NYSE:SA), the 100% owner of the massive KSM project in northern British Columbia—considered the world’s largest undeveloped gold-copper project by reserves—has just identified a large, untested target at another of its...
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Mining.com – Physical gold market in largest surplus in a decade

Mining.com – Physical gold market in largest surplus in a decade Gold continued to tread water on Thursday, trading at $1,270 an ounce in early morning trade in New York. The gold price has been on the defensive since the start of October when it crashed through the $1,300...
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CBC – Yukon assessors recommend against contentious Dome Road mining proposal. YESAB says proposed placer mining operation would harm community’s valued trail system.

By Paul Tukker. Yukon’s environmental assessors say the territorial government should reject a contentious proposal to develop mining claims along Dawson City’s Dome Road. The Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Board (YESAB) says Darrell Carey’s...
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CP – Mount Polley Mining Corporation seeks approval for discharge

B-C residents are being invited to comment on Mount Polley Mining Corporation’s plans for long-term water management at the Cariboo-region site. The company is applying to discharge treated mine effluent to both Quesnel Lake at a depth of 40 to 50 metres, and to Bootjack...
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NR – Public invited to comment on Mount Polley long-term water plan

British Columbians are invited to comment on Mount Polley Mining Corporation’s (MPMC) plans for long-term water management of the site. The permit application will go through a 30-day public-consultation period, as well as a comprehensive technical review by the Cariboo Mine...
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Bloomberg – Trump’s Family Fortune Originated in a Canadian Gold-Rush Brothel. Donald Trump’s grandfather Friedrich Trump ran a restaurant, bar, and brothel in British Columbia.

By Nrlie Obiko Pearson Buried in a ghost town in Canada’s subarctic are the roots of the family fortune that paved Donald Trump’s path to prominence. Only shards of glass bottles remain on the lake shore in Bennett, British Columbia—remnants perhaps of the lively establishment...
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Nunatsiaq News – Let’s make a deal: empowering Arctic peoples to negotiate mining benefits. Conference in Ottawa brings together community development research.

OTTAWA—Mining in Nunavut might have slowed down a bit, but what better time to talk about how communities can maximize resource deal benefits and minimize the impacts on themselves and their communities when those companies start sniffing around again. So says a network of...
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CBC – Illegal mining trail ‘a big deal,’ says Yukon First Nation chief. Prospector ,drilling company face charges related to a bulldozed bush trail, north of Carmacks

A Whitehorse prospector and a Yukon drilling company are accused of building an illegal, bulldozed trail to some pending mining claims north of Carmacks — and a local First Nations chief is not impressed. Nicolai Goeppel and Kluane Drilling are scheduled to appear in court in...
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CBC – Darnley Bay to buy Tamerlane’s Pine Point mine property. Company has signed a letter of intent with Tamerlane’s receiver.

By Jimmy Thomson Darnley Bay Resources Ltd. has a deal in the works to buy the defunct Pine Point lead and zinc mine east of Hay River, N.W.T. The company signed a binding letter of intent to buy the claims from the receiver that took them over from Tamerlane Ventures for $8...
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Financial Post – How a $900-million lawsuit is shaping the future of Canada’s natural resource landscape.

 By Damon Van Der Linde. SEPT-ÎLES, QUE. — Flying in a helicopter over the Bay of Sept-Îles, Alexandre Pinette points to the mouth of the Moisie River where it empties from the north into the St. Lawrence River. Members of his Innu community used to live by the river every summer...
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