British Columbia Securities Commission Mining News

Vancouver junior gold exec fined for false statements about Pascua Lama

The president and CEO of Vancouver-based Mountainstar Gold has been slapped with a C$150,000 penalty by the British Columbia Securities Commission.

Canada watchdog accuses Silvercorp short seller of fraud

Hedge fund manager Jon Richard Carnes wrote a false negative report in 2011 about the silver miner in order to profit from its falling share price.