View from above

An aerial view of Greenstone Gold's Hardrock project

There is an old saying, generally attributed to a 1967 edition of the satirical comic strip the Wizard of Id, that says “The Golden Rule is that whoever has the gold makes the rules.”

By that rule, Canada should hold considerable economic power because it has plenty of gold. And 20 per cent of that gold comes from Northwestern Ontario each year.

When looking at where Canada ranks in global gold production, it is all about the numbers.

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