Up close and privileged: Nova Scotia's “One Window” process gives mining execs seats at the table in the halls of power – Halifax Examiner

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On November 1, 2018, a year after Atlantic Gold produced its first gold bar at its Touquoy open pit mine in Moose River, 11 provincial public servants gathered for a two-hour meeting with four high-level representatives of the gold mining company. Two were with Nova Scotia Environment, six with Lands and Forestry, and three with…
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