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Fraser Institute, junior miners slam Ontario Mining Act

Posted Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

By: Northern Ontario Business staff The uncertainty created by the Ontario government in its mishandling of First Nations consultation were cited by the Fraser Institute in its choice to drop the province down in its annual rankings of global mining-friendly jurisdictions. The uncertainty created by the Ontario government in its mishandling of First Nations consultation […]

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Timmins hosts first feature film

Posted Friday, February 20th, 2015

February 19 2015 By: Northern Ontario Business staff The Timmins Economic Development Corporation (TEDC) and Tourism Timmins announced the filming of Two Lovers and A Bear as the first feature film being shot in Timmins. Written and directed by Kim Nguyen, the film is being co-produced by Max Films and Scythia Films. “The film industry […]

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EXPLORATION: Balanced BC budget preserves flow-through credit

Posted Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Canadian Mining Journal 2015-02-18 VICTORIA, British Columbia – The government of British Columbia brought down a balanced 2015-16 budget, one that preserves the flow-through tax credit for explorers and increases funding for the Mines and Mineral Resources Division of Energy and Mines. The provincial government has promised to boost the base funding of the Mines […]

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