Resources Sphinx, rights to the Calumet South zinc project, announced that Lawrence Cannon has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Corporation as an independent director.
In addition to working in the municipal, provincial and federal scenes. Lawrence Cannon was the Canadian Ambassador to France from 2012 to 2017. In this news release, Cannon is described as an influential member of the cabinet of former Prime Minister Stephen Harper, having served from 2008 to 2011 as Minister of Foreign Affairs. In the Government of Quebec, from 1985 to 1994, as Minister of Communications. From 1971 to 1976, he was private secretary of Premier Robert Bourassa. He was also a municipal councillor for the City of Gatineau from 2001 to 2005 and the city of Cap-Rouge from 1979 to 1985.
Sphinx is a mineral mining exploration company with focuses on south-western Quebec in search of deposits of common metals (zinc, copper, lead) and precious metals (palladium, platinum, gold and silver). The Corporation is particularly active in the MRC Pontiac, where its President and CEO Jeremie (Jerry) Ryan resides.
- Lawrence Cannon