Recommended reading: IGWG report on mining taxation

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 79, No. 895, 1986

ROBERT B. PARSONS, C.A., Partner, Price Waterhouse, Toronto, Ontario

A joint federal/provincial/industry subcommittee of the Intergovernmental Working Group on the Mineral Industry (IGWG) has published an informative and readable report on taxation matters concerning Canada's mining industry. The report, which was presented to the federal and provincial mines ministers in September 1986, identifies and discusses key tax issues relating to this industry. The report is mandatory reading for anybody with an interest in mineral exploration or production in Canada.