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Harte Gold Restarts Milling

Harte Gold has restarted milling operations at its Sugar Zone mine in Ontario, Canada and confirmed filing financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020. Sam Coetzer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Harte Gold, commented, “We are encouraged by the positive restart of milling operations at the Sugar Zone mine. We suspended operations at the Sugar Zone mine ...

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The Thin Case for Passenger Rail in Northern Ontario

Passenger rail has been the subject of debate in Ontario’s northern regions for as long as anyone can remember. Most recently arguments have been put forward in support of passenger rail on the basis of; tourism, connectivity, equity, and economic spin off. Given this renewed enthusiasm, Northern Policy Institute posed the question: Does passenger rail make sense for Northern Ontario? ...

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Wesdome Gold Mines Announces 2nd Quarter Gold Production Results

Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. announced its gold production results for the second quarter of 2020. Mr. Duncan Middlemiss, President and CEO commented, “First and foremost I would like to thank our employees, contractors, and suppliers, without whose dedication and perseverance we would not succeed during these unprecedented times. Our second quarter production of 25,142 ounces brings total H1 production to ...

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Alamos Gold Announces Phase III – Production Expansion to 2,000 tpd

Alamos Gold is planning to expand their operations at the Island Gold Mine. They are proceeding with an expansion of the operation to 2,000 tonnes per day after exploring five different options to expand: Ramp 1,200 tpd (current base case operation with no paste plant); Ramp 1,200 tpd (R1200); Ramp Expansion to 1,600 tpd (R1600); Shaft Expansion to 1,600 tpd ...

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Harte Gold Gets financing to Restart Mine – Needs TSE Approval

Harte Gold had suspended operations in an abundance of caution to protect its workers on March 30, 2020. This move had a severe negative impact on Harte Gold’s financial position and as a result it does not have sufficient financial resources to re-start the mining operations at the Sugar Zone Mine. That position led to looking for financing outside of ...

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Buy Algoma, Buy Local launches new website in support of local food economy

Buy Algoma, Buy Local, a program of the Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN), has made locating local food products much easier for Algoma residents. With the launch of its new website equipped with an interactive map, Buy Algoma, Buy Local has provided a tool for communities in the Algoma region to support local producers, processors, farmers’ markets, restaurants and retailers.   ...

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Magino continues to move forward

Argonaut Gold has finished their Schedule 2 amendment of the Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations which is a key project authorization by the Canadian federal government for the Magino project.  This is a significant permitting milestone for the Magino project, completed after extensive consultations with Indigenous communities and the public. Pete Dougherty, President & CEO stated: “Magino is truly ...

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Wawa joins Digital Main Street’s ShopHERE Program to Support Local Businesses

To help support our local small businesses, today Wawa is joining the ShopHERE powered by Google program. ShopHERE in collaboration with the Economic Development Corporation of Wawa and the Wawa Business Improvement Association looks to help over 100 local businesses get online this year. ShopHERE powered by Google, which started in the City of Toronto, helps independent businesses and artists ...

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Bold Ventures Commences Airborne Survey Interpretation and provides Update on Farwell Gold and Base Metals Property

  Bold Ventures Inc. is pleased to announce that the Company’s geophysical consultants, Scott Hogg and Associates Ltd., have commenced an interpretation of the Wawa area airborne electromagnetic and magnetic geophysical survey covering the Farwell Gold and Base Metals Project. The survey was carried out by Dighem Ltd. and released in 1987. When combined with the historical information and database ...

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Wawa BIA to reduce Business Levy by over 83% for 2019

In a media release, the Wawa Business Improvement Area (Wawa BIA) stated that the directors had met last week via teleconference to discuss how to help local businesses during the current pandemic. Liz Talian-Clarke spoke on behalf of the directors and members, explaining, “With so many projects and sponsorships that we normally support throughout Sprint into late Fall being cancelled, ...

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AWIC – Second Survey for Employers in the Superior East Region

The Algoma Workforce Investment Corporation (AWIC) and community partners have designed a monthly survey to better understand the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 on local businesses and organizations during and beyond the COVID–19 crisis. Your feedback will help us communicate directly to municipal, provincial and federal governments your needs in a timely and coordinated manner, and help us as we plan ...

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Angus Ventures Inc. adds more claims to Golden Sky Project

Angus Ventures Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement, pursuant to which the Company will acquire the Ellen Creek Gold Property (“Ellen Creek”) held by a private individual (the “Vendor”).  Ellen Creek is located 3 kilometres east of the Mishi open pit mine of Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd., a producing gold mine,  and consists ...

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Red Pine Makes New Discovery at Surluga Deposit

Red Pine Exploration Inc. announces the discovery of a new mineralized gold zone, beneath the Surluga Deposit1, during its on-going exploration program at its Wawa Gold Project, located 2 kilometres southeast of Wawa, Ontario. Hole SD-20-289 successfully intersected the Jubilee Shear Zone (host of the Surluga Deposit), 350 metres down-plunge of the current resource boundaries, with a significant intercept of ...

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Red Pine Set to Resume Drilling and Field Activities at the Wawa Gold Project

Red Pine Exploration Inc. announces the relaunching of field activities and drilling at its Wawa Gold Project, located 2 km southeast of Wawa, Ontario. The 2020 drilling program was suspended in March due to COVID-19. With strict health protocols in place, geologists are now on site to re-open camp and resume field operations this week. The drilling program will relaunch ...

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AWIC launches Monthly Survey to determine COVID-19 impact on local businesses

The Algoma Workforce Investment Corporation (AWIC) and community partners have designed a monthly survey to better understand the impact of COVID-19 on local businesses and organizations during and beyond the COVID–19 crisis. Your feedback will help us communicate directly to municipal, provincial and federal governments your needs in a timely and coordinated manner, and help us as we plan for ...

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