February 25, 2018

Parents want to participate in mental health resources for youth

One of the parents in a meeting with BC's Health Minister left with some hope help is coming for kids dealing with mental health issues. However, she says any solution is a long way off. Kelly Bradley says over the short term parents will be left to deal with kids in crisis with no help from hospitals.   Bradley says, for parents, it is not … [Read more...]

Premier’s staff brush off latest allegations of misusing resources

The Premier's Chief of Staff is downplaying more damning accounts of the BC Liberals using government resources for partisan needs.  The Province newspaper is reporting that Premier Christy Clark insiders hatched a plan to use government resources to get the Liberals ahead in swing ridings.  This, after a report this week found there were … [Read more...]

Dyble report finds breaches of conduct, mis-use of government resources

The Dyble report (read highlights of the report here) on the ethnic voting scandal is out and it's more bad news for the BC Liberals. REVIEW OF THE DRAFT MULTICULTURAL STRATEGIC OUTREACH PLAN John Dyble has identified partisan activity among some government officials that breached the public service standards of conduct, and that some government … [Read more...]

Imperial Metals increases Red Chris resources

VANCOUVER - Imperial Metals Corp. (TSX:III) more than doubled the measured and indicated resources at its Red Chris copper-gold deposit on Thursday. Local news from metronews.ca/vancouver … [Read more...]

Elgin Mining to acquire Gold-Ore Resources

VANCOUVER - A planned merger between Gold-Ore Resources Ltd. (TSX:GOZ) and another Vancouver junior miner was scrapped Wednesday when another bidder struck a rival friendly deal.Gold-Ore dropped plans to merge with Astur Gold Corp. (TSXV:AST) and announced its own deal to merge with Elgin Mining Inc. (TSXV:ELG).Under the deal, which values Gold-Ore … [Read more...]

Mawson Resources to spin out Peruvian assets

VANCOUVER - Mawson Resources Ltd. (TSX:MAW) to spin out its Peruvian assets and reorganize its business and capital structure into two separate companies to focus on the development of its flagship gold property in Finland. … [Read more...]

Stone Resources to change hands

VANCOUVER - The controlling shareholders of Stone Resources Ltd. (TSXV:SRH) have a preliminary agreement to sell at least 51 per cent of the company's shares to Superb Summit International Timber Company Ltd. Stone Resources has majority control of the Brightstar gold exploration property in Western Australia. … [Read more...]

Mariana Resources sells 20 per cent stake

VANCOUVER - Mariana Resources Ltd. (TSX:MRY) sells a nearly 20 per cent stake in the South American mining company to AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. for about US$ 8.5 million. Local news from metronews.ca/vancouver … [Read more...]

NovaGold Resources Q3 loss narrows to $56.6M

VANCOUVER - NovaGold Resources Inc. (TSX:NG) reported a much smaller third-quarter loss on Thursday, saying the improvement was mainly due to a non-cash asset impairment charge of $ 116.2 million the company suffered in the comparable 2010 period.Vancouver-based NovaGold said its net loss in the three months ended Aug. 31 was $ 56.5 million or 24 … [Read more...]

Resources higher at Brazil deposit: Amarillo

VANCOUVER - Amarillo Gold Corp. (TSXV:AGC) says a new calculation at its 100 per cent owned Posse gold deposit in Brazil has raised the measured and indicated resource calculation by a third.Prior to definition drilling, the indicated resource was 60 per cent of the global resource but has now risen to more than 90 per cent (measured and … [Read more...]