Resurce Clips – Amid political uncertainty, former B.C. mines minister joins Eagle Plains Resources.

By Greg Klein Three days after finishing his term as British Columbia’s minister of mines and energy, Eagle Plains Resources TSXV:EPL announced Bill Bennett’s appointment as a director. Bennett chose not to run in last month’s election but officially held the ministry until a new...
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CBC – Corporate, mining and out of territory donations fill Yukon campaign coffers. Yukon places no restrictions on campaign financing, which means large corporate donations for some parties

Yukon New Democratic Party Leader Liz Hanson says the Yukon is the “wild west” of political money, in the wake of the release of Elections Yukon’s 2016 report on political contributions in the territory. In the Yukon, there are no limits on the dollar value of...
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Nunatsiaq News – Nunavut Inuit org signs benefits bonanza with gold miner. Benefits agreement signing with Agnico Eagle brings $6.5 million cheque.

The Kivalliq Inuit Association can count on seeing millions of dollars and hundreds of jobs coming to Inuit in Nunavut’s Kivalliq region after Agnico Eagle Ltd.‘s latest gold mining project starts up late in 2019. That bonanza started to flow June 15 when the KIA received a $6.5...
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DeSmog – Special Committee Says Canadians Should Have Legal Right to Healthy Environment…Like the Rest of the Developed World.

By Carol Linnitt. When it comes to developed nations Canada is a laggard on the environmental rights front. Legally speaking, Canadians don’t enjoy the right to a healthy environment like the citizens of 93 per cent of UN member countries do. But that could all change in light of...
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