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Undermining Our Future : Mining's Privileged Access to Land - A Free Entry Backgrounder

Subject: 
Mining; Mining Law; Canada; Free Entry
Author: 
Jessica Clogg
Summary: 

What is free entry? The free entry system is the dominant means of granting mineral tenures in Canada today. It gives mining companies the exclusive right to Crown-owned mineral substances from the surface of their claim to an unlimited extension downwards.

Publication Date: 
April 1, 2013
Publication Pages: 
2
Publisher: 
West Coast Environmental Law
Publication City: 
Vancouver, BC
Publication Format: 
PDF