Canadian Mining Journal



  • Feature

    Setting the CBC straight about the CSR office

    May 1, 2012 by Marketa D. Evans

    The Office has received some media attention in recent months, particu­larly two CBC-TV stories. We are of course heartened by the interest in the Office, but I think it might be useful to give readers some insight into what CBC edited out…

  • News

    ABORIGINAL RELATIONS: Yukon- Nevada signs socio-economic agreement with Kaska First Nations

    April 30, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Yukon-Nevada Gold and its wholly owned subsidiary, Ketza River Holdings, have signed a socio-economic participation agreement (SEPA) with five Kaska First Nations located in both Yukon and British Columbia. The agreement was…

  • News

    ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS: Agnico-Eagle makes training commitment to Nunavut youth

    April 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Toronto-based Agnico-Eagle Mines and the Nunavut Department of Education have signed a memorandum of understanding concerning the mining company’s commitment to training the youth of the territory. The aim is to encourage…

  • News

    AGREEMENT: Minfocus signs MOU with First Nation for Chief Peter property

    April 24, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Vancouver-based Minfocus Exploration has signed a memorandum of understanding with Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation regarding exploration by Minfocus in the traditional territories of the First Nation. The agreement develops the…

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    CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Fortune completes additional community meetings for NICO project

    April 10, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of Toronto has completed another round of successful public meetings and an open house in Yellowknife and the four Tlicho communities surrounding the company’s NICO gold-cobalt-bismuth-copper…

  • News

    PERSPECTIVE: Innovative CSR solutions for troubled Attawapiskat

    April 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Older CMJ readers will remember how the mining companies built remote projects in the middle of the last century. First they found and explored a deposit far from civilization. Next they made a development decision that included building a…

  • News

    ABORIGINAL RELATIONS: Osisko and Metis Nation sign Hammond Reef protocol

    April 4, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Osisko Hammond Reef Gold, a subsidiary of Montreal’s Osisko Mining Corp., has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Metis Nation of Ontario to guide their working relationship in regard to the development of the…

  • News

    ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS: Rainy River inks deal with First Nations

    April 3, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Rainy River Resources of Toronto and the Naicatchewenin First Nation, Rainy River First Nations, Mitaanjigamiing First Nation, Couchiching First Nation, Lac La Croix First Nation and Seine River First Nation (together the First…

  • News

    Stornoway signs IBA for Renard diamond project

    March 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. has entered into an impacts and benefits agreement for the Renard diamond project in the Otish Mountains. The “Mecheshoo Agreement” was signed with the Cree Nation of Mistissini and the Grand…

  • ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTATION. Stornoway open houses in Chibougamau and Mistissini well received

    March 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Vancouver reports that two successful open houses were recently held in the communities of Chibougamau and Mistissini for the purposes of presenting the findings of the environmental and social impact…

  • News

    AWARD: PTI Group recognized for aboriginal relations best practice

    March 8, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    EDMONTON – The Alberta Chambers of Commerce have given the 2012 Aboriginal Relations Best Practice Award of Distinction to PTI Group. The annual award is presented to a non-Aboriginal business that demonstrates outstanding achievement in…

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    ABORIGINAL RIGHTS: Marten Falls and Aroland First Nations support Ring of Fire development

    March 7, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – On March 6, Chief Eli Moonias of Marten Falls First Nation and Chief Sonny Gagnon of Aroland First Nation told the Ontario government that they do not oppose mine development in the Ring of Fire region in the James Bay Lowlands,…