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Canada clearly has a comparative advantage in natural resources, so it makes sense to allocate capital and labour there. But we don’t need a government policy for that. (Teck Cominco Ltd.)
Canada clearly has a comparative advantage in natural resources, so it makes sense to allocate capital and labour there. But we don’t need a government policy for that. (Teck Cominco Ltd.)

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Miners pressed to raise dividends to retain investors Add to ...

Miners are coming under growing pressure to boost shareholder returns and redress a balance that has seen profit from higher commodity prices ploughed into mammoth growth programs, higher salaries and rising government taxes.

Some investors are becoming more vocal in demanding improved dividend yields as weak economies and low interest rates pummel returns.

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