Tag Archives: B.C. Securities Commission

If pills are out, are private placements in?

Canada’s new takeover bid regime got its first serious test with Hecla Mining’s hostile move on Dolly Varden Silver. The regulators’ ruling answered important questions about the limits of a target’s defence
By Poonam Puri
With Patricia Olasker
December 17th, 2016

Consider this: a cash-strapped junior resource company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange is looking for ways to continue its exploration program for the coming year. With only $200,000 in its bank account, a $2-million loan from a significant shareholder … Continue reading

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Missing info speaks volumes

A B.C. Securities Commission study pinpoints serious shortfalls in junior miners’ reporting and technical disclosure
By Omar Kahn
February 25th, 2013

Canadian listings of public mining companies may be centralized on Toronto-based exchanges, but with more than half of all listed Canadian mining companies located in British Columbia, the B.C. Securities Commission continues to assert its place as Canada’s leading junior … Continue reading

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