Canadian Mining Journal


The Fraser Institute - Calgary Office


  • STUDY: Exploration permitting process lacking says Fraser Institute

    July 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALGARY – Investors are losing confidence in the mineral exploration permitting process in  Canada, according to a study done by the Fraser Institute. Those responding pointed out longer approval times and lack of transparency. Half (50%) of all respondents from

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    Fraser Institute argues mineral rights transfer to First Nations could avoid land claims issues, better attract private investment

    April 3, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    CALGARY—Providing aboriginal groups across Canada with mineral rights could avoid land claims issues and better attract private investment in the mining sector, according to a Fraser Institute report.

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    SURVEY: Alberta best place to mine in Canada

    March 3, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    CALGARY – Alberta remains the most attractive jurisdiction for mining investment in Canada, according to the annual global survey of mining executives released on March 3, 2014, by the Fraser Institute. Alberta ranked first in Canada and third…

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    STUDY: Mining investors wary of Quebec

    December 5, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    CALGARY – The Fraser Institute reports that uncertainly about protected areas and environmental restrictions, combined with tougher regulation and tax changes, has mining investors increasingly wary of doing business in Quebec.

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    HONOURED: Norm Keevil receives T. Patrick Boyle award

    November 22, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Dr. Norman Keevil, chairman of Teck Resources, has been honoured with the Fraser Institute’s T. Patrick Boyle Founder’s Award during a gala dinner in Vancouver on Nov. 17, 2010. The award recognizes excellence and accomplishment in the…

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    CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE: Hidden opportunity in hard times

    March 8, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Unless you are recently returned from a remote, primitive tropical island, you are inundated daily by doom and gloo…