Archives: Resource Issuer News

March 4, 2015 – The Northern Miner – PDAC 2015: Canadian gov’t extends tax savings for exploration

The federal government is showing support for Canada’s mining industry by extending a tax credit for junior mining companies by another year…

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September 24, 2014 – Special to The Northern Miner, Commentary: Plan Nord+ – Fresh breezes from the Belle Province, by Éric Lemieux, PearTree Securities

Having just recently attended the Precious Metals Summit in Beaver Creek, Colo., and the Denver Gold Show, I was pleased to see that even with dampened enthusiasm on the show floors due to the downward-trending price of gold, there was plenty of good cheer to be found — most notably among my fellow Quebec delegates…

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September 15, 2014 – The Globe and Mail: Special – Investing in Mining; Flow Through Shares – Share donations help miners, investors and charities alike.

Junior mining companies have long relied on flow through shares to raise capital, but in the current tight equity market, a variation on the traditional formula has become a lifesaver for some firms…

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July 15, 2014 – Canadian Mining Magazine: Summer 2014 – Flow Through Share Donation Financing, a Silver Lining in Capital Crisis Cloud, by Norman Brownstein, PearTree Securities.

Despite some recent encouraging signs in the Canadian mining market, the times continue to be decidedly tough for pre-revenue junior exploration firms that rely on public issues to stay in business.

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May 29, 2014 – Resource World Magazine: Issue June-July 2014 – The ins and outs of flow through and flow through share donation financing

Fllow-through: Anyone familiar with the mining exploration business in Canada will inevitably hear and see this term peppered throughout just about any discussion, press release or investor presentation dealing with capital financing in the junior exploration sector.

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March 18, 2014 – Business in Vancouver – Mining report: Flow through financing provides new vein of capital for miners

With flow-through share donation financing, investors gain an opportunity to achieve greater returns on their investment, major charitable donors can reduce their after-tax cost of giving…

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July 19, 2013 – The Lawyers Weekly – Mining for high risk capital

In a tight market, flow-through share issuers require close scrutiny. If there was ever any doubt that the mining exploration sector is pinched for cash, consider recent reports…

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December 11, 2012 – Northern Miner – Flow through donations may be safety net for junior explorers

It’s no secret that tight equity markets are hurting junior mining and other resource exploration firms in Canada as they struggle to find the vein of capital to keep their operations running and their valuations from leeching away.

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Special Report commissioned by PearTree Securities on the tax cost to the federal Treasury related to super flow through share financing in the mining industry.
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