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Silver Mining in Canada

Canadian silver production came to 646 tonnes in 2014, and the country is the 10th-largest producer of the metal in the world. While mines in Ontario and Quebec produce most silver in Canada, exploration is taking place British Columbia, Nunavut and Yukon.

Silver Price Takes a Hit; Teck Mulls Sale of Silver Streams

The silver price took a hit this week on the back of a Greece-driven stock market rally. Companies active in the space include Teck Resources, which reportedly said it "could sell silver streams from its mines to increase liquidity."

Silver Standard to Take 8-percent Stake in Golden Arrow Resources

Golden Arrow Resources continues to make progress at its Argentina-based Chinchillas silver project, and on Wednesday received a vote of confidence from miner Silver Standard Resources. The two companies have entered into a subscription agreement under which 1,500,000 common shares of Golden Arrow will be issued to Silver Standard in exchange for shares of Pretium Resources.