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Ian Telfer, chair of the Goldcorp board of directors, spoke of the top 10 mistakes he’s made over a long career in Canada’s resource industry during a Jan. 16 talk at Laurentian University in Sudbury. (PHOTO SUPPLIED)

While dishing out advice on how to avoid mistakes through a successful career in mining, Ian Telfer elicited startled silence from his audience with this tidbit: don’t listen too much to your shareholders.“I ... more >>

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