bm231 Gold Mining in Canada

Many people are excited about the rising price of gold. But with that price comes a renewed push for more gold mines, which have serious effects on environments and communities. In this program with the help of Joan Kuyek of Miningwatch.ca, we talk about gold mining in Canada, especially above the arctic circle.

We Discuss:
– Overall Picture in Canada
– Regions with gold mining
– Price of Gold related to mining activity
– Old Mining Regions
– Mining Resurgence
– Communities and the Environment
– Need for Support
– Where do the profits and benefits go
– Agreements with Companies
– Hope Bay Project, Nunavut

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