Category: Politics
17 Posts
POSTED ON October 21, 2015 BY Jamie Keech

Almost exactly 2 years ago, CEO.CA correspondent Jamie Keech interviewed Liberal natural resources critic Geoff Regan about the party’s ideas on natural resources development, the environment, First Nations and more. The Liberal party won a majority of seats in Monday’s federal election and while Prime Minister-elect Justin Trudeau will not name a cabinet until Nov.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 31, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

For those that haven’t had access to the internet or TV today, the West African country of Burkina Faso’s government has collapsed and is essentially in complete disarray. After a day of violent protests, the military seized power and effectively dissolved the country’s parliament. This is a surprise, coming out of one of the more… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 21, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

In what looks to be a classic example of “first mover advantage’, the billionaire Lundin family is acquiring one of the best gold projects in the world, in the worst market in decades. Lukas Lundin’s Fortress Minerals is acquiring the Fruta del Norte (FDN) gold project in Equador from Kinross Gold for $240 million in cash and stock.  The… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 27, 2014 BY Chris Parry

They just wouldn’t have it. The Conservative Canadian government wanted a new outside competitor to start driving prices down in the local communications market, and Verizon was making all the right noises, but the big Canadian telcos just wouldn’t let it happen. The jury is out on whether admitting a company like Verizon (VZ:NASDAQ) into… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 30, 2014 BY Kevin Lee

Today, one can’t turn on CNBC or Bloomberg without being slapped in the face with the latest episode of Japan’s Abenomics or China’s Great Leap to a Consumption Economy. No doubt, how these two Asian giants manage their economies will determine the fate for many countries in 2014 and beyond. To get a better grasp… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 29, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Jim Dines has been writing one of the world’s best read financial newsletters, The Dines Letter, since the 1950’s, and he’s still going strong… A few days ago Dines joined King World News to discuss his outlook for 2014 (Listen to the interview). Dines pats himself on the back for calling the coming 3D printing… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 23, 2013 BY The Associated Press

At an emotional press conference barely two days after he was freed from a Russian jail, Mikhail Khodorkovsky vowed Sunday to do all he can to ensure the release of other political prisoners in Russia. The former oil tycoon spent 10 years in jail on what the West considers trumped-up political charges by President Vladimir… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 28, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Yesterday, the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, announced that Canada and Albania have finalized negotiations on a foreign investment promotion and protection agreement (FIPA). Minister Fast made the announcement at Albania’s Independence Day reception in Ottawa.  A FIPA is a treaty designed to promote and protect Canadian investment abroad through legally binding provisions… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 22, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

John Fitzgerald Kennedy: May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963

POSTED ON October 30, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Armenian gold developer, Lydian International (LYD:TSX) has appeared to be on the mend after a disastrous announcement by the Armenian authorities recently which saw LYD have to completely redesign their mine plan for the Amulsar gold project.  The reason was due to them reclassifying catchment basins for the important Lake Seven which provides fresh water for much of the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 25, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

“If you want to get something done in Massachusetts, you need him.” That’s how Morley Safer describes Boston’s Billy Bulger, the powerful longtime president of the Massachusetts Senate — and brother of the infamous mobster James “Whitey” Bulger. (Original air date: Sept. 27, 1992) Source

POSTED ON October 20, 2013 BY Shannon Nelson

In as much as I am capable of understanding the horrendous abuse that our First Nations suffered as this vast country was inhabited by my ancestors, I can’t help but feel a sense of frustration that all of the hard work, money, and sensitivity that our nation has invested in atoning for past sins has… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 01, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Exeter Resource Corp (XRC:TSX) was up 50% in early trading and closed up 22% with abnormal volume on no news today.  Exeter has been advancing the very large, but costly Caspiche gold/copper porphyry in Chile which boasts 19Moz Au and 4.62Bn lbs Cu in reserves which ranks it in the top 1% of global gold… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 08, 2013 BY CEOEditor

In 1973, a young woman named Margaret Thatcher announced on British TV that she doubted there would be a woman prime minister in her lifetime. Seven years later, she surprised herself and the world when she became not only the UK’s first (and only) female head of government, but also the most effective and consequential… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 28, 2013 BY CEOEditor

Gradually, inexorably, the great Watergate fraud is unraveling. The Knights of Revelation, 40 years onward, are being exposed, in the light of analysis unclouded by cant and emotionalism, as the myth-makers they always were. Bob Woodward, unable to resist the temptation to try again and again to be at the forefront of investigative journalism, is… Continue Reading

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