Canada’s TSX: A global mineral plays supermarket

By Eden M Oliver and Sander Grieve, Bennett Jones LLP

The annual March Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada convention and trade show in Toronto once again drew record numbers from the international mining industry – more than 30,000 in attendance.

Eden Oliver
Eden Oliver

Canada is the global mining industry’s leading marketplace with over 1,670 mining companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and Venture Exchange (collectively TSX). Of the 2012 global equity capital raised for mineral projects, 70% was raised on the TSX.

With the Canadian mining industry’s advanced methods of exploration, development and mining operations, and an increasing global demand for mineral resources, Canada continues to be the leading destination for mining investment.

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Eden M Oliver ( and Sander Grieve ( are partners at Bennett Jones LLP, a law firm with particular expertise in the energy and natural resources sectors and offices in Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, Toronto, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Washington DC, and Beijing.


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