A recent judgment from the British Columbia Court of Appeal provides insight on the interpretation of exploration option agreements. This decision is part of protracted litigation between the parties, American Creek Resources...more
Nacho Nyak Dun, theTr’ondek Hwech’in (two First Nations), the Canadian Park sand Wilderness Society and the Yukon Conservation Society are suing the Yukon government over the land use plan for the Peel River watershed on the...more
As a result of the Ross River Dena lawsuit against the Yukon Government with respect to consultation on the granting of rights to miners to conduct work without consulting and accommodating First Nations, the Yukon Court of...more
The good news is that the mineral exploration tax credit of 15% has been extended for an additional year.
In addition, the budget has made an amendment to Section 66.1(6) of the federal tax legislation to add the words...more
A number of changes are proposed and are to be published in the Canada Gazette in the Summer of 2013 for comments with the intention of making them effective in 2014....more
On March 8, the Ministry of Energy Mines and Natural Gas announced that it will no longer require permits for some low impact exploration activities commencing September 2013....more