The Canadian Press

1998-06-08 | Mining Standards

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In a bid to restore Canada's mining image in the wake of the Bre-X fiasco, Bay Street proposed a tough new set of mining standards. Among them -- expanding the role of a "qualified person" to independently oversee exploration, restrictions on news releases, and more stringent demands on labs that test drilling samples. Task force co-chair Morley Carscallen said on June 8 that the new standards couldn't guarantee there wouldn't be more fraud, but they would mean more disclosure for investors.

Date: 1998-06-08
Placeline: TORONTO, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

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