Co-owners of NWT’s Gahcho Kué Diamond Mine open Toronto Stock Exchange Tuesday

It was a history-making morning Tuesday for the co-owners of the Gahcho Kué Diamond Mine, one of the largest employers in the Northwest Territories.  

Stuart Brown, President and CEO of Mountain Province Diamonds opened the Toronto Stock Exchange to celebrate 20 years listed on the market.  

Mountain Province Diamonds is a Canadian diamond mining company headquartered in Toronto.

In joint venture with De Beers Canada, Mountain Province operates the Gahcho Kué mine.

It is located in the Akaitcho Treaty 8 Territory, 85 kilometres southeast of the now shuttered Snap Lake Diamond Mine and about 280 kilometres northeast of Yellowknife.

Mountain Province Diamonds commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on January 22, 1999.





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John has been in the broadcast journalism industry since the 1980s. He has been a reporter in Yellowknife since 2012 and joined CKLB in January of 2018. John covers the crime and court beat as well as reporting on other areas including politics, business, entertainment and sports. He won seven national community newspaper awards while he was a journalist with Northern News Services Limited (NNSL). John worked in Ontario before coming North including stints as a TV sportscaster in Peterborough and senior news writer for CBC and CTV in downtown Toronto.