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MAC in the News

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is a go-to source for mining industry news. Check out the articles below for recent media coverage featuring MAC experts. 

Small businesses are warning that the carbon tax rebate system outlined by Ottawa on Tuesday could force the private sector to shoulder an unfair portion of the costs, piling on new tax burdens just as expanded Canada Pension Plan requirements come into force next year.
The Mining Association of Canada has declared Bill C-69, the proposed new federal Impact Assessment Act, an improvement over its Harper-government predecessor, with its president and CEO Pierre Gratton suggesting that with proper implementation, C-69 will make Canada a more welcome place for mining investment.
Infrastructure investment and resource development go hand-in-hand in connecting Northern communities and driving economic prosperity.
Canada’s natural resource sectors are bedrocks of our economy. Our mining sector, in particular, is widely recognized as a global leader. We’ve also consistently been one of the largest sources of foreign direct investment, even more so when we include oil sands mining. Today, unfortunately, this provider of three-quarters of a million jobs – the largest private-sector employer of Indigenous Canadians – and 20 per cent of Canada’s exports is at risk, with major implications for the overall health of the economy and our collective well-being.