Canuc Resources - Strategic Advisor, Peter MacKay
Strategic Advisor, Peter MacKay
Source: iPolitics
  • Canuc Resources (CDA) has appointed former Federal Minister of Justice Peter MacKay as a special advisor to the company
  • Peter currently serves as a strategic advisor to both Deloitte Canada and McInnes Cooper LLP, and is a former Crown Prosecutor
  • He focuses on government enforcement proceedings and compliance matters, and has offered strategic advice to a number of domestic and international companies
  • Peter’s appointment follows a recently completed C$1.01 million financing, which will be used to fund drilling work at the company’s San Javier silver-gold project
  • Canuc Resources is currently up 5 per cent to $0.21 per share

Canuc Resources (CDA) has appointed former Federal Minister of Justice Peter MacKay as a special advisor to the company.

Having also served as Crown Prosecutor, Peter currently serves a s a strategic advisor to both Deloitte Canada and Halifax-based law firm McInnes Cooper LLP.

With a long career in the Parliament of Canada, he spent nine years in a ministerial post after the Conservative party formed a government in 2006.

Peter acted as Minister of National Defence for six years and has held joint cabinet positions as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, before being appointed as Canada’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice in 2013.

Now, his primary focus is on government enforcement proceedings and compliance matters, offering strategic advice to a host of Canadian companies doing business globally, as well as international companies doing business in Canada.

“We are very pleased to be able to seek input from Mr. MacKay who is an experienced international statesman,” said Chris Berlet, CEO of Canuc Resources.

“Mr. MacKay’s insights in relation to security matters and matters of compliance, corporate governance and international affairs will benefit the Company greatly as we advance initiatives with our assets in Mexico, the USA and Canada,” he added.

Peter’s appointment follows the completion of a recent financing, under which the company raised just over C$1.01 million by issuing 4.07 million units at a price of $0.25 each.

Canuc intends to use the proceeds to fund a drill program at its San Javier silver-gold project in Sonora, Mexico, focusing on key targets that were identified during an earlier magnetic survey.

Canuc Resources is currently up 5 per cent to $0.21 per share at 1:53pm EST.

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