Mining in Quebec: 15 Facts, History & More

Mining in Quebec: 15 Facts, History & More

Did you know that Quebec is a mining powerhouse? As the largest Canadian province by surface area, Quebec’s subsoil comprises a variety of critical and strategic minerals which are important in manufacturing a wide spectrum of modern technologies. Home to hundreds of mines, Q...

Gold in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Gold in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Home to the world’s seventh-largest reserves, it shouldn’t be a surprise that Canada is a major gold producer and exporter. The dense metal is mined in 10 provinces and territories across Canada, including out west in British Columbia, to the north in Nunavut, and the east on ...

Uranium in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Uranium in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

(Updated February 2024) Canada has long been one of the world’s biggest producers and exporters of uranium. The world’s second-largest country is home to the fourth-largest global reserves, almost all of which is produced by the McArthur River and Cigar Lake mines in Northern...

Potash in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Potash in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Did you know that Canada is the world's largest producer and exporter of potash? The Land of Maple Syrup is also home to the largest global potash reserves, with 1.1 billion tonnes - or about 20 per cent of the world's supply! Potash is just one of many natural resources Cana...

British Columbia's $800 Billion Critical Minerals Opportunity

British Columbia's $800 Billion Critical Minerals Opportunity

British Columbia’s vast wealth of mineral and metal resources, if further developed, could create thousands of jobs, generate billions in tax revenues, and see a long-term economic boost of nearly $800 billion, according to a new study by the Mining Association of British Col...

What Critical Minerals Are Found in Canada? You’d Be Surprised!

What Critical Minerals Are Found in Canada? You’d Be Surprised!

Canada is fortunate to boast a varied and extensive geological landscape with substantial mining resources. From the Canadian Cordillera in the west to the Appalachian region of the east, “critical” minerals that play an essential role in modern technologies and products are ...

5 Reasons Why the World Needs More Canadian Minerals & Metals

5 Reasons Why the World Needs More Canadian Minerals & Metals

Global demand for minerals and metals is rising at an incredible rate, fuelled by expanding industries, technological innovations and a growing population. As a global leader in mining, Canada has a crucial role to play in meeting the world’s mineral and metal needs. And, wit...

Mining in Newfoundland & Labrador: 12 Facts

Mining in Newfoundland & Labrador: 12 Facts

Canada’s eastern oil and natural gas province of Newfoundland & Labrador is hardly thought of for mining, so you may be surprised to hear that it is the fourth-largest mineral producer in Canada. Producing over $6.2 billion in minerals in 2021, Newfoundland & Labrado...

Mining in Canada: 30 Facts & Statistics

Mining in Canada: 30 Facts & Statistics

Updated August 2023 Canada, with its diverse geology across 9.985 million square kilometres (km2) of land, is home to an abundance of minerals and metals which underpin a world-class mining industry that supports hundreds of thousands of Canadian families. Accounting for 665,...

Mining in Ontario: 21 Facts, History & More!

Mining in Ontario: 21 Facts, History & More!

Did you know that Ontario is a hotbed for mining activity in Canada? With 37 active mines across the province, the industry supports countless families in communities such as Sudbury, Windsor, Midland, Timmins, Perth, Marathon, North Bay and Attawapiskat. The further north yo...