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The unknown cost of green mining

Thursday, April 14, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Crae Garrett

During the current global business cycle, the Canadian mining sector has been very much at the forefront of the market volatility and resultant uncertainty. More recently, an additional element of change on the socio-political front looks set to add to that uncertainty, at least in the short to medium term.

The Canadian federal government has indicated it intends to introduce new environmental assessment processes for major projects. While the vast majority of public commentary and press coverage has centered around how this may affect two major...