Mining legend Don McKinnon dies at 83. Timmins Press

Don Mckinnon Prospector

Mr. Mckinnon

Selected Achievements:

-Self taught, high school drop out prospector turned multi-millionaire;

-Discovered the Hemlo Gold Mine — one of the most profitable gold operations in Canadian history;

-PDAC Person of the Year in 1982;

-Order of Canada winner in 1995;

The list goes on. RIP Mr. McKinnon.

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Brazil’s infrastructure needs are huge. So is the job of attracting private capital. Economist

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Little known fact – Dick Cheney is an animal lover. Dick Cheney Was Nothing: Why Paul Ryan Would Be the Most Powerful V.P. Ever. TNR

Vanguard’s John Bogle Profile: A Mutual Fund Master, Too Worried to Rest. NYTimes

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See also: Kozlowski 2007 interview with Morley Safer. 60 Minutes

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