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Prospectors & Developers Convention: March 5 in Toronto keynote on future tech

I’m going to participate in a wonderful event at the PDAC sponsored by Goldcorp and Integra Gold to Host #DisruptMining During PDAC 2017. Five CEOs will adjudicate entries in a “Shark Tank” style presentation and those interested in attending or submitting initiatives should visit #DisruptMining. This will be a  Collaborative Effort to Revolutionize the Industry’s Future… Read More

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Keynote on Future: Feb. 22 Grand Prairie Alberta

I’m keynoting an important conference called “Growing the North” in Grand Prairie and my topic will be about the emerging technologies that are transforming business, societies and human existence itself. This is a gathering of influencers and business people from the region which is resource-rich and very entrepeneurial. I look forward to this very much.

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San Diego: Abundance360 Peter Diamandis Entrepreneur Gathering

The Abundance360 gathering is an invitation-only event annually that Peter Diamandis hosts and emcees that begins Jan. 29 and continues until Jan. 31. It is: “An exclusive group of entrepreneurs passionate about generating extraordinary wealth while creating a world of abundance” The group is exposed to some of the greatest techology and entrepreneurial minds in… Read More

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CBC interview re new Movie Gold

This is the interview I did on Jan. 26, 2017 at the CBC about the world’s biggest gold swindle that is the story behind a newly released movie called “Gold”. I wrote a book about it 20 years ago after the fraud unravelled and it is one of the greatest and most entertaining swindles of… Read More

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US Media Should Shut Up and Listen to Trump and Sanders

Diane Francis: Trump adviser’s suggestion that the media should ‘shut up and listen’ is good advice Republish Reprint Diane Francis | January 27, 2017 4:20 PM ET More from Diane Francis Brendan Smialowski / AFP/Getty ImagesU.S. President Donald Trump. It’s Week Two of the Trump Revolution and the tally is 10 for the President, 0 for… Read More

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Old Political Elite Out, Trump Brings in New Business Elite

The political elite, many of whom are concerned about the rise of Brexit and U.S. President Donald Trump, spent some time whining and dining during last week’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. But the corporate elite, those who financially support the world’s most rarified gathering, were busy figuring how out to profit by divesting from Britain,… Read More

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Trump will undo the Davos and free trade agenda globally

The Davos elite gather from Jan. 16 to 20 in the Swiss Alps to do business and to advance a decades-old agenda of globalization, multilateralism and environmental responsibility. Davos embodies a distinctly European” sensibility and Canadian governments love its multilateral vibe. But the only American president to embrace this fully was Bill Clinton. No president… Read More

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Trump’s New Energy and Trade Norm

INTERNATIONAL Shifting Political Norms and International Diplomacy by Diane Francis Issue 3, 2016 The centerpiece will be a $1-trillion infrastructure scheme that will include repairing and replacing the country decaying bridges, airports and buildings. But energy will play a major role. The two overriding objectives of the Trump Presidency will be job creation and economic… Read More

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