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  • High Frequency Trading and the Junior Resource Industry

    Sep 10, 2013
    SPECIAL SESSION OF THE PDAC SECURITIES COMMITTEE. You are invited to attend a special session sponsored by the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada Securities Committee on high frequency trading (“HFT”). The Committee has recognized the need to deepen its understanding of the issue surrounding HFT to facilitate dialogue and analysis. Full story >>>
  • Member Consultation on Securities Regulatory Reform

    Apr 23, 2013
    The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada is engaging its members in a number of roundtable discussions about what actions can be taken by actors in the securities domain (e.g. Ministers of Finance, Securities Commissions) to streamline regulations and reduce compliance costs for PDAC members. Full story >>>
  • February 12, 2013

    Feb 26, 2013
    The PDAC Securities Committee is in the midst of reviewing crowdfunding and other capital raising prospectus exemptions proposed by the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC). “Crowdfunding” refers to the process by which many investors of small amounts of funds come together to finance organizations with limited access to conventional sources of capital. Full story >>>
  • April 2011

    Feb 26, 2012
    On April 19, the Ontario Legislature’s Select Committee on the proposed transaction of the TMX Group and the London Stock Exchange Group released its report. Full story >>>
  • March 2011

    Feb 25, 2012
    PDAC President Scott Jobin-Bevans speaks to the Ontario Select Committee on the proposed transaction of the TMX Group and the London Stock Exchange Group. Full story >>>
  • July 2010

    Feb 23, 2012
    The PDAC submitted recommendations to the Canadian Securities Administrators on National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects. Full story >>>
  • September 2009

    Feb 22, 2012
    The PDAC submits recommendations to the BCSC and OSC on National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure on Mineral Projects. Full story >>>
  • August 2008

    Feb 20, 2012
    The Expert Panel on Securities Regulation in Canada publishes a stakeholder report. Full story >>>
  • May 28, 2008

    Feb 19, 2012
    Securities chair Gregory Ho Yuen addresses the Expert Panel on Securities Regulation in Canada on the regulatory features that affect mineral exploration and responds to panelists’ questions. Full story >>>
  • February 21, 2008

    Feb 18, 2012
    Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announces the establishment of an Expert Panel on Securities Regulation in Canada. Full story >>>
  • May 29, 2007

    Feb 13, 2012
    The Ontario government’s refusal to join the passport system for securities regulation unless other provinces agree to its terms is criticized. Full story >>>
  • December 22, 2005

    Feb 09, 2012
    PDAC sends its views to Ontario’s Crawford Panel. Full story >>>
  • June 2004

    Feb 06, 2012
    The PDAC issues its position paper on how the current system of securities regulation should be improved. Full story >>>
  • June 6, 2003

    Jan 27, 2012
    Letter from Natural Resources Canada Minister Herb Dhaliwal stating his belief that measures instituted by the federal and provincial/territorial governments to stimulate mineral exploration would perform even better in a securities environment that offers more streamlined listing requirements, lower cost structures and increased investor confidence. Full story >>>
  • April 30, 2003

    Jan 26, 2012
    PDAC's response to the Canadian Securities Administrators proposed blueprint for uniform securities laws for Canada. Full story >>>