mining regulations

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Government policies frustrating mining potential in Nova Scotia

Wages in the mining-sector are more than 40 per cent higher than the average in all other sectors in the province.

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 A Liberal private member’s bill with serious economic consequences for the mining sector is making its way through parliament. Bill C-300 seeks to regulate the business activities of Canadian-owned mining companies operating in other countries. The rationale for the bill is based on false premises, unproven accusations and the misguided notion of Corporate Social Responsibility or CSR.