New listings lag as Fraser Valley real estate market sees third month of declining sales

New listings lag as Fraser Valley real estate market sees third month of declining sales
SURREY- With sales down almost seven per cent from October, and new listings off by more than 20 per cent, the Fraser Valley housing market continues its slowing trend heading into the holiday season. Despite the market slowdown, opportunities are available, as evidenced by brisk turnover time frames. In November, the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) processed 839 sales... Read More

Ximen Mining completes magnetic, lidar surveys at Brett project, British Columbia

Ximen Mining completes magnetic, lidar surveys at Brett project, British Columbia
  VANCOUVER – Ximen Mining Corp. has completed airborne lidar and magnetic surveys at its Brett property near Vernon, southern British Columbia. A total of 54 km2 were covered by magnetic surveys, flown at 50-metre spaced flight lines. The lidar surveys covered a total of 12 km2 and included orthophotos. Data was collected with a Phoenix Ranger... Read More

Pacific Ridge declares $5 million bought deal

Pacific Ridge declares $5 million bought deal
  VANCOUVER – Pacific Ridge Exploration Ltd. has announced details of a $5 million bought deal financing, with proceeds earmarked for exploration at the company’s flagship Kliyul copper-gold project, which is located in the Quesnel trough in northwest British Columbia. Part of the proceeds will also be used to fund exploration at the company’s other B.C. projects. The... Read More

Canada finally releases its long-awaited Indo-Pacific Strategy

Canada finally releases its long-awaited Indo-Pacific Strategy
Several years in the making, Canada’s Indo-Pacific Strategy has finally been released. It’s a welcome fresh take on a time-worn tradition of trying to engage more substantially across the Pacific. In one of many previous attempts, the Asia-Pacific Foundation was created in 1985 in Vancouver to foster dialogue. In another, a “Year of Asia-Pacific” was declared in 1997 while hosting... Read More