Canadian Industries with the Highest Labour Productivity

Canadian Industries with the Highest Labour Productivity

Which industries have the highest labour productivity in Canada, and why does it matter? Labour productivity measures the hourly output of a nation’s economy, or the contribution to the economy per hour of labour put in. As a function of capital intensity, labour force quality...

What Natural Resources Does Canada Have in Abundance?

What Natural Resources Does Canada Have in Abundance?

Oil, natural gas, minerals, softwood lumber, water... you name it, chances are Canada has it. After all, it is the second largest country in the world with an incredibly diverse array of landscapes and geology from coast-to-coast. In Canada, natural resources such as oil, pota...

Mining Sector in Canada: 15+ Mind-Blowing Facts

Mining Sector in Canada: 15+ Mind-Blowing Facts

Canada's mining sector is an incredibly important part of our national wealth and prosperity. Accounting for more than 426,000 direct jobs in mineral extraction, smelting, fabrication and manufacturing, the industry contributed nearly $100 billion to Canada’s gross domestic p...

Mining in Ontario: 15 Interesting Facts

Mining in Ontario: 15 Interesting Facts

Did you know that Ontario is a hotbed for mining activity in Canada? The industry is active in all parts of the province in a diverse set of communities including Sudbury, Windsor, Midland, Timmins, Perth, Marathon, North Bay and Attawapiskat to name a few. The further north y...

Uranium Mining in Canada: 15 Interesting Facts

Uranium Mining in Canada: 15 Interesting Facts

Any Canadian who’s remotely familiar with nuclear technology has probably heard of uranium. A little factoid: it's an essential part of nuclear reactors across the country and around the world, with about 15% of Canada's total production used to support CANDU reactors in Ontar...