There are a lot of reasons to be delighted that Trump has fired his do nothing Attorney General. From the Canadian cannabis sector’s perspective, Sessions was a major road block to federal legalization efforts. Given the size of the potential US market as well as the difficulties created by the federal law in terms of investment, reasearch and even cross border travel, federal legalization would be a huge plus for the Canadian cannabis industry.
If you go to Google maps and look at the Dominican Republic you can see Barrick Gold’s huge Pueblo Viejo gold mine. It is the largest gold mine in the Americas and the fourth largest in the world. The mine has reserves and resources of over 15 million gold ounces.
It is a short exploration and drilling season in BC’s Golden Triangle. Jim Pettit, CEO of Aben Resources (V.ABN), knows the company has only four or five months to accomplish its program. Aben’s property is in the North Coastal Mountains where 30 or even 40 feet of snow could fall. “Winter drilling is possible,” said Pettit, “But it is a logistical nightmare and really, really expensive.”