Mining in Quebec: 25+ Facts

Mining in Quebec: 25+ Facts

Did you know that Mining in Quebec accounted for 34.3% of Canada's gold production in 2019, or that the province also is home to the largest operating gold mine in the country?! If you didn't, you'll want to read on and learn more facts such as how Quebec's mining industry is...

Mining in Canada: 65+ Facts

Mining in Canada: 65+ Facts

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 nearly 720,000 direct an...

Canada Has the Minerals & Know-How to Lead on EV Tech

Canada Has the Minerals & Know-How to Lead on EV Tech

Sometimes, working together with our neighbour to the South makes nothing but perfect sense. Consider clean vehicle production and the crucial role Canadian minerals and metals can play in making electric vehicle batteries, electronics, and other clean tech components for a gl...

Gold in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Gold in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Did you know that Canada is home to the world's 9th largest gold reserves? Gold is mined in nine provinces and territories including out west in British Columbia, to the north in Nunavut, and in the east on the island of Newfoundland. Gold was first discovered in Canada in th...

Supporter Spotlight: Chris Hodgson - May 2021

Supporter Spotlight: Chris Hodgson - May 2021

“Supporter Spotlight” features Canadians with a passion for Canada’s Natural Resource sector. Our spotlight this month is Chris Hodgson, President of the Ontario Mining Association. Chris talks to us about the importance of mining for our communities, economy and environment. ...

Canada is Setting the Global Standard for Sustainable Mining

Canada is Setting the Global Standard for Sustainable Mining

Key Points • Made-in-Canada initiatives are bringing global recognition to our mining industry as one of the most sustainable in the world • Canadian companies are voluntarily applying sustainable practices required at home in operations around the globe • Canada's world-class...

Canada’s Mining Industry Should Capitalize on the Push for More EVs

Canada’s Mining Industry Should Capitalize on the Push for More EVs

Key Points • Canada, with its vast natural resource reserves, is well-positioned to supply nickel, copper, and other essential components used in the production of electric vehicles (EVs) • Canada's extractive mining sector contributes immensely to our economy; when our natura...

Canada's Mining Industry from a First-Person, Indigenous Viewpoint

Canada's Mining Industry from a First-Person, Indigenous Viewpoint

Since the first week of May is mining week in Canada, I thought I’d share some of the things I’ve learned about mining. I am a heavy equipment operator in an open-pit mine in Northern Alberta, so I guess that makes me a miner too.Canada's Vast Resources... Did you know that C...

Uranium in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Uranium in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Did you know that Canada is the second largest global producer and exporter of uranium?! Canada is also home to the 4th largest reserves with most of our production coming the McArthur River and Cigar Lake mines in Northern Saskatchewan, two of the largest and highest-grade m...

Potash in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Potash in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Did you know that Canada is the largest producer and exporter of potash in the world?! Canada also is home to the largest global potash reserves, with over 1 billion tonnes - or about 1/5th of the world’s supply. Potash is just one of the natural resources that Canada has in ...