The federal government is showing support for Canada’s mining industry by extending a tax credit for junior mining companies by another year…September 24, 2014 – Special to The Northern Miner, Commentary: Plan Nord+ – Fresh breezes from the Belle Province, by Éric Lemieux, PearTree Securities
Having just recently attended the Precious Metals Summit in Beaver Creek, Colo., and the Denver Gold Show, I was pleased to see that even with dampened enthusiasm on the show floors due to the downward-trending price of gold, there was plenty of good cheer to be found — most notably among my fellow Quebec delegates…September 15, 2014 – The Globe and Mail: Special – Investing in Mining; Flow Through Shares – Share donations help miners, investors and charities alike.
Junior mining companies have long relied on flow-through shares to raise capital, but in the current tight equity market, a variation on the traditional formula has become a lifesaver for some firms…July 15, 2014 – Canadian Mining Magazine: Summer 2014 – Flow-Through Share Donation Financing, a Silver Lining in Capital Crisis Cloud, by PearTree Securities.
Despite some recent encouraging signs in the Canadian mining market, the times continue to be decidedly tough for pre-revenue junior exploration firms that rely on public issues to stay in business.
Topics and respective speakers were: Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange: A Market Update presented by Orlee Wertheim, Head, Business Development – Global; Tax Issues and Mining Generally, presented by Claude Jodoin, Partner, Fasken Martineau; Expanding the Universe of Flow-Through Exploration Capital, presented by Norman Brownstein, President, PearTree Securities