Indigenous Governments and Mine Closure: Five Negotiation Strategies

“You know, for First Nations people,” said an Elder as we walked the site of a proposed gold mine in northern Ontario, “the life of a mine is just a blip in time. We have always been here. And we’ll be here when that mine is long gone.” He paused...

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See you at PDAC 2017 next week in Toronto!


Rachel Speiran, Alison Fraser, Melissa Tonge and Levi Snook from Shared Value Solutions will be attending the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) annual convention March 5th to March 8th in Toronto.

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Partnerships in Procurement Report: A Must Read from Mining Shared Value

At SVS, we found Mining Shared Value's Partnerships in Procurement report to be tremendously valuable in providing a snapshot of the realities surrounding Indigenous procurement and Indigenous and industry partnerships. We are particularly...

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Join us at the Canadian Aboriginal Minerals Association Conference in Ottawa, November 6-8

 We are heading to Ottawa this Sunday November 6th for the Canadian Aboriginal Minerals Association (CAMA) Conference.

Don Richardson and Scott Mackay of Shared Value Solutions will be facilitating a panel entitled ‘Indigenous Jurisdiction and...

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Aboriginal Edge: Confrontation OR Aboriginal and Industry Partnerships

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce says collaboration with Aboriginal communities is key in natural resource development.


The Canadian Chamber of Commerce recently published a report on one of the most critical issues facing Canada's natural...

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The Mining Company of the Future: 5 Canadian Drivers


the shape and direction of the conversation has been fundamentally shifted.  


  • Communities seeking to initiate mining projects because of the prosperity they bring
  • Mining towns becoming diverse economic centers with...
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Aboriginal and Industry Partnerships - Investors Speak Loudly!

Investors are speaking up - loudly - on the need for meaningful First Nation, Inuit and Métis partnerships in Canada


This quote from the Globe and Mail speaks loudly:

“Address us with an opportunity.  The global investor would like to be...

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