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MANITOBA RATED SECOND IN CANADA FOR COMPETITIVENESS IN MINING TAXES

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Oc 16, 2009 - Manitoba's Mining Tax Regime Excels In Report: Rondeau. Ruttan Lk. Mine. MB Gov't. photo Manitoba has been rated among the most competitive provinces for mining activity in Canada, ranking number two in the country for the competitiveness of its mining tax regime, according to the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) 2009 Canadian mining tax report, Science, Technology Energy and Mines Minister Jim Rondeau said today. "The ranking by PricewaterhouseCoopers is welcome news as it confirms our commitment to support and strengthen the minerals industry in Manitoba," said Rondeau. "The incentives government provides, combined with our rich resources, continue to be a solid economic driver for the province's mining industry." Rondeau noted the province is committed to investing in mineral exploration and mining, and working with industry to boost the economic opportunities the sector offers. He said companies are attrac

Sask. Student's Vaccine Tightens Net Against E. Coli

Anne-Marie Hickey, University of Saskatchewan - 10/16/2009 Food and water around the world could soon become safer for human...

Canada's Rivers at Risk

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Oc 14-'09 - World Wildlife Fund - Environmental Flows and Canada's Freshwater Future Canada ranks among the world's top nations in terms of renewable water supply but... The Waterhen, rated by Environment CA in '07 as Manitoba's only "pristine" river! l.p. photo