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A vendor removes a gold accessory from a glass case at a jewellery shop in Suining, Sichuan province March 29, 2010.
A vendor removes a gold accessory from a glass case at a jewellery shop in Suining, Sichuan province March 29, 2010.
(Stringer/Shanghai/Reuters)

World Gold Council’s Randall Oliphant likes Canadian stability

High costs and low commodity prices have squeezed financing options for Canadian gold miners, but it still beats the emerging markets.

“In certain places...they change the rules all the time and start introducing new taxes once you’ve made a huge investment,” says Randall Oliphant, executive chairman of gold producer New Gold Inc.