Canadian Mining Journal


Norton Rose Canada LLP


  • Feature

    Dealing with CSR-focused shareholder proposals

    May 1, 2017 by Michael Torrance

    Public Canadian companies are increasingly being faced with shareholder proposals focused on corporate social responsibility (CSR) or human rights issues. This is due in part to rising interest in these issues by ethical focused shareholders, proxy voting advisory companies and

  • Feature

    A look at the oil industry

    April 1, 2016 by Mark Sajewycz

    The downturn in oil prices has made it more challenging for producers of unconventional resources, as well as service companies who assist such producers, to enable oil production from their reserves. This is because producers face greater costs when producing

  • Feature

    Contemplating binding CSR Dispute Resolution in Canada

    December 1, 2015 by Michael Torrance

    What will the election result and new government in Canada mean for corporate social responsibility (CSR)? The Harper Government’s CSR Strategy for the Extractive Sector (CSR Strategy) was adopted in 2009, adopting some but not all of the recommendations of

  • Feature

    A look at what Plan Nord is all about

    October 1, 2014 by Crae Garret and Jean-Philippe Buteau

    On June 4, 2014, the Province of Québec, led by the Québec Liberal government, announced the revival of the Plan Nord, in what is meant to be an enhanced version.