Category: Vancouver
16 Posts
POSTED ON November 18, 2015 BY Andrew Nelson

In the midst of a gruelling bear market, companies that provide services to publicly traded resource ventures have been hit almost as hard as those operating in the space. However, advising and consulting to junior miners also provides an intimate view into the company, a perspective many individuals are not granted. This, in turn, offers… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 08, 2015 BY CEO Technician

Deutsche Bank is out with some compelling slides on the Canadian housing market that should cause any good Canuck to sit up and take notice: There are more slides in the report but the picture is pretty clear. Canada has undergone a tremendous real estate boom during the past decade and prices in certain places… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 01, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

VANCOUVER, CANADA — In the commercial real estate world, when investors expect a piece of land to be an ultra safe investment, prices get bid up, and yields come down. This makes sense: the safer the bet, the lower the return. After a crazy week in the markets however, I’m left wondering: is any investment… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 03, 2014 BY Thom Calandra audience, we exhibit several items direct from The Calandra Report. Thom Calandra will be visiting regularly. His TCR audience is active and pays as much as $101 yearly for the twice-weekly TCR reports, Each of the following items should serve an audience looking for a short fuse on a trade. Our audience… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 20, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Dr. Mark O’Dea’s True Gold Mining (TGM:TSXV) continues to drill good heap leach gold intercepts and this morning announced assay results from a recent 9 hole campaign at the Watinoma zone of the Karma gold project in Burkina Faso.  The company twinned a couple previously drilled RC holes and encountered the same widths with improved… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 19, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

In the world before Brazilian billionaire, Eike Batista fell from grace, CB Gold (CBJ:TSXV) was a market favorite.  Prior to Batista losing the vast majority of his wealth due, in part, to the commodity price decline as well as some unhealthy personal leverage, Colombian gold juniors had a bid.  In February 2011, after a few… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 15, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Fission Uranium (FCU:TSXV) and Alpha Minerals (AMW:TSXV) announced this morning, after being halted late yesterday, that they had discovered a fourth mineralized zone at their Patterson Lake South Discovery.  The fourth zone, R945E, is located 165m grid east of R780E zone and extends the total strike length of the PLS deposit to 1.05km.  Hole PLS13-084 hit… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 28, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

Yesterday I had another opportunity to hear Frank Giustra speak — this time at BCBusiness Magazine’s Top 100 event at Hotel Vancouver. In front of a crowd of 1,200, he was interviewed on stage by BCBusiness chairman Peter Legge. Frank Giustra became a millionaire in his early 20s financing small mining and energy companies. As Chairman… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 21, 2013 BY Gonzalo Tudela

With the market the way it is right now, some junior exploration companies are simply not going to survive. Since most of them are in Vancouver, we thought the city’s commercial real estate might offer some insight into which ones will. We spoke with one Downtown Landlord about their experiences with resource companies as tenants.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 11, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

With special thanks to Odgers Berndston, global leaders in executive search, for supporting these interviews. Meet Brent Cook: seasoned geologist and the mind behind Exploration Insights, one of the most credible and influential gold stock newsletters in the world today. We recently caught up with Brent in Vancouver, and asked him to share some of… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 14, 2013 BY James Kwantes

To some, Vancouver is a collision of condo towers, a mecca for mining companies or a promoters’ paradise. It is all of these, of course, and much more. Last night I tweeted this photo of Vancouver and the Lower Mainland from space, courtesy of Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield’s Twitter account (a must-follow). Hadfield has been tweeting unearthly photos and… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 14, 2013 BY Joseph Staples

I really hate the word culture sometimes. It means a lot of different things to different people and seems to be applied to many things that to me don’t qualify but to others are valid. One person’s culture is anothers knitting club. How you define culture is up to you and like we talked about… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 27, 2012 BY Joseph Staples

Hairy Legs, Elizabeth Znovar, 2012 Macaulay & Co. has been taking shape over the last 7 years into an important view of Vancouver’s contemporary art scene outside of the usual suspects. The focus ranges between both newly established conceptualists from the grad classes of the early 2000’s (Mark Soo, Jeremy Shaw, and Elizabeth Znovar) and… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 11, 2012 BY Joseph Staples

The creative lives a helpless life. As an artist, I find more and more that it’s less about making images than it is about managing fear. The truth is when you are sitting there trying to start a new piece of artwork it’s not lack of ideas or skills to pull them off that stops… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 08, 2012 BY Travis McPherson

Business risks facing mining and metals 2012 – 2013 (photo:E&Y) Link directly to the report now. I wanted to bring your attention to an informative report put out by Ernst & Young on the current state of M&A within the mining sector (see link below).  Some highlights of the report include: Due to increasing capital… Continue Reading

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