Canadian Mining Journal



  • Feature

    Five mining policy areas to watch under BC’s new government

    September 13, 2017 by David Bursey and Sharon Singh

    How B.C. mining policy may shape up under the new provincial government

  • Feature

    Changes coming to federal environmental and regulatory reviews

    August 1, 2017 by John Olynyk

    Changes coming to federal environmental legislation.

  • Feature

    Water rising to the top of the mining agenda

    June 1, 2017 by Sander Grieve

      In an era of social licence, business is driven to think and care about other factors along the way to the creation of value. Mining has for years been increasingly focused on obtaining social licence through community development, impact

  • News

    LAW: Ontario passes new mining act

    May 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – On May 9, 2017, Ontario passed the Aggregate Resources and Mining Modernization Act. The passage of the Act marks a further step in Ontario’s ongoing overhaul of the rules surrounding resource extraction in the province, which began in

  • Feature

    Is your safety system about to let your workers down?

    April 1, 2017 by Simon Foxcroft

    An examination of employer liability in workplace accidents.

  • Feature

    Court clarifies threshold requirement to trigger BC environmental assessment

    February 1, 2017 by Jennifer Nyland and Laura Duke

    A recent decision of the B.C. Court of Appeal provides some reassurance to project proponents because it clarifies the threshold requirement to trigger a B.C. environmental assessment. The decision also provides the Crown and project proponents with certainty that the

  • Feature

    What does a Trump Administration mean for Canada’s mining sector?

    January 1, 2017 by Sander Grieve and Linda Misetich Dann

    Only a few weeks ago the results of the U.S. presidential election were a foregone conclusion, with a second President Clinton all but assured her place in history. To paraphrase … a funny thing happened on the way to the

  • Feature

    Managing Environmental Risk in British Columbia

    December 1, 2016 by David Bursey and Sharon Singh

    This month David Bursey and Sharon Singh from the law firm of Bennett Jones, Vancouver, talk about managing environmental risk in British Columbia.

  • Feature

    Crowdfunding: will the UK be next to join this trend?

    September 1, 2016 by Bianca Depres

    At a time when companies in the mining sector are struggling to raise capital to finance their ventures, some Canadian mining companies have turned to crowdfunding platforms as an innovative solution. The concept has been around for some time in

  • Feature

    As companies mine the potential of UAVs, the law drones on

    August 1, 2016 by Tony Morris and Agathon Fric

    Before it came to describe pilotless aircraft in the mid- 20th century, the word drone referred to the male honeybee, a lazy, idle contributor to the hive whose sole job is to mate with the queen. He does not help

  • Take-over bid regime comes into force in Canada

    June 1, 2016 by Georges Dubé

    A new takeover bid regime in Canada came into force on May 9, 2016. In implementing the new regime, the Canadian Securities Administrators (the “CSA”) focused on, among other things, giving bidders, target boards and target security holders increased clarity

  • Making the most of exploration tax credits

    June 1, 2016 by Sean Verret

    Ensuring the quarterly books are in the black has been a challenge for several companies in the mining sector lately, especially with dipping commodity indexes and the resulting slower economy. But if your books are potentially drifting towards the red,