Crystal ball on the eighties

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 75, No. 844, 1982

ROBERT B. PARSONS, Partner Price Waterhouse, Toronto

Considering the traumatic events of Canadian mining taxation of the 1970s, one wonders at the sanity of anybody who tries to predict what the 1980s might hold for the tax structure of the mining industry. Yet, the author agreed to tackle this task when called upon to do so at the annual meeting of the Quebec Metal Mining Association in June. The text of this "daring" speech follows.