Posted on January 29, 2013
Oil pipeline project is core public policy issue for Canada and the U.S., says Naheed Nenshi
Posted on September 14, 2012
An environmental screening report says adding Victoria Gold's proposed mine near Mayo to Yukon's power grid could raise Yukoners' power rates by as much as 20%.
Posted on September 2, 2012
A mining company operating in northwest B.C., Canada, is re-opening parts of a gold mine submerged for almost 90 years.
Posted on August 16, 2012
Five thousand tonnes of rock fell from the edge of the open pit at Diavik Diamond Mine last week but employees got out 10 hours before the rockslide started.
Posted on July 22, 2012
A review of pipeline regulations ordered today by the Alberta government is not specifically meant to reassure critics of the Northern Gateway pipeline but if it does, all the better, according to the province's energy minister.
Posted on May 16, 2012
An American company planning to invest $3.3 billion on a Northern Ontario mine and processing plant has waded into the latest front in a countrywide battle over environmental issues and aboriginal rights, a mining consultant says.
Posted on May 10, 2012
The president of the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan is not optimistic about the possibility of a new potash mine in Millstream, near Apohaqui.
Posted on April 17, 2012
The International Monetary Fund increased its outlook for the world's economy on Tuesday, saying it expects global GDP to expand by 3.5 per cent this year.
Posted on April 13, 2012
Isolation often takes the blame as the source of many problems on remote reserves. But North Caribou Lake Chief Pierre Morriseau has decidedly mixed feelings about that.
Posted on April 5, 2012
Vale — the second largest nickel producer in the world — plans to begin looking for nickel this year on the Melville Peninsula near Repulse Bay, Nunavut.
Posted on March 16, 2012
Regulators have cleared Unit 2 of the Bruce A nuclear power plant in Ontario to restart after a nearly two-decade-long slumber.
Posted on March 16, 2012
Canada’s North will be leading the country in economic growth over the next two years as a boom in mining projects takes hold, says the Conference Board of Canada’s Territorial Outlook-Winter 2012 study, reports CBC.
Posted on February 9, 2012
Posted on February 1, 2012
There is rising tension within a small Saskatchewan town over plans by mining giant Vale to build a potash mine in the area, with some anticipating an economic boom and others worrying about the mine's environmental and social impacts.
Posted on January 18, 2012
The U.S. State Department is set to announce Wednesday whether it will approve TransCanada's controversial Keystone XL pipeline extension, U.S. media are reporting.
Posted on December 17, 2011
The intensity of oilsands carbon emissions — the amount of greenhouse gases created per every barrel of oil produced — increased by two per cent between 2009 and 2010, according to an industry report.
Posted on December 15, 2011
The Nunatsiavut Assembly is lifting a three-year-old moratorium on uranium mining on Labrador Inuit lands.
Posted on December 12, 2011
Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver says Canada's environmental review process takes too long and it should be streamlined so it doesn't last any longer than two years. Oliver made the statement in announcing federal approval for French oil giant Total's Joslyn North oilsands mine project 65 kilometres northwest of Fort McMurray, Alta.
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