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- IIROC bans Austin, fines him $280,000
IIROC has imposed a permanent ban and $280,000 in sanctions on former Manulife Securities Inc. employee Jeremy Austin. He caused $400,000 in losses in the accounts of a retired couple while generating large commissions, the regulator said.
- Shell Summary for Feb. 21, 2017
Rick Wilson and Ross MacLachlan's capital pool shell, Lions Bay Capital, plans to acquire Pan Andean Capital for the shell's QT. The target is an investment holding company in Melbourne.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Feb. 21, 2017
Tsodilo Resources has started the preliminaries of a bulk sample at BK-16 in Botswana. Lithium X Energy has retracted more comments about Sal de los Angeles in Argentina. Tantalex Resources is getting set for a geophysical survey at Buckell in the Congo.
- Gold Summary for Feb. 21, 2017
Marathon Gold has a new resource estimate for a key part of its Valentine Lake gold project in Newfoundland. Perseus Mining has revised its resource and reserve estimates for Edikan in Ghana. Pilot Gold plans drilling later this year at Black Pine in Idaho.
- SEC seeks $19.2-million (U.S.) judgment for Verdmont
The SEC has asked for a judgment of at least $19.2-million (U.S.) against defunct Panamanian brokerage Verdmont Capital SA. The firm facilitated multiple pump-and-dumps while ignoring many red flags, the SEC says.
- Gold Summary for Feb. 17, 2017
Northern Dynasty Minerals fights back against a negative report about its Pebble project. Golden Dawn Minerals buys a Kettle play. Red Pine Exploration expands its Wawa gold project in Northern Ontario.
- Energy Summary for Feb. 17, 2017
Crescent Point rises on rumours of an activist investor. Shareholders seem to welcome the advance, but recent activist campaigns in the oil patch have been unimpressive. Perpetual Energy catches AIMCo's eye and lays out an ambitious two-year plan.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Feb. 17, 2017
Peregrine Diamonds has tweaked some contracts, sparking some takeover speculation. Graphite One Resources says the Alaskans will explore opportunities with it. Nevada Sunrise Gold has a new lithium prospect to tout.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Feb. 16, 2017
North Arrow has high hopes for Qilalugaq in Nunavut. Great Lakes Graphite is plodding along with Lochaber in Quebec. Colt Resources is facing some inquisitive regulators. Lomiko Metals has drilled more graphite at Refractory in Quebec.
- Gold Summary for Feb. 16, 2017
Seabridge Gold has boosted its resource estimate for Deep Kerr at KSM in British Columbia. Opawica Explorations will start its delayed drilling program at Bazooka in Quebec next week. Signature Resources is touting its Lingman Lake gold project in Northwestern Ontario.
- Energy Summary for Feb. 16, 2017
The Alberta Energy Regulator takes the rare step of shutting down all operations of a rogue producer, the private Lexin Resources. Canacol Energy refinances its debt. Pan Orient has high hopes in Indonesia, and TAG Oil tumbles on a $10-million financing.
- BCSC fines and bans Lian, Keller for Lexicon scheme
The BCSC has imposed $7.2-million (U.S.) in sanctions on Richard Lian and Enna Keller. They defrauded investors with a scheme to resurrect a defunct listing, the regulator says.
- SEC target Petrossi's bond revoked
SEC target Louis Petrossi will be awaiting his fraud trial from jail. A judge has revoked his bond after prosecutors said that he was defrauding investors yet again.
- Gold Summary for Feb. 15, 2017
Radisson Mining Resources has encouraging assays from its O'Brien project in Quebec. Alamos Gold has a feasibility study of its Kirazli gold project in northwestern Turkey. Osisko Mining has new assays from its drill program at Windfall Lake in Quebec.
- Diamond & Specialty Minerals Summary for Feb. 15, 2017
Metalex Ventures is still hoping to bulk sample U2, but progress on talks with the locals is slow. Rock Tech Lithium is pleased with its contractors at Georgia Lake. Manganese X Energy has encouraging assays from Houlton Woodstock.
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