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News & Events

Find out what’s new at MAC and current happenings in the Canadian mining industry by reviewing our press releases and recent media coverage. You can also follow us on Twitter at @theminingstory

Press Releases

Government’s Wage Subsidy to Bring Relief to Canada’s Mining Companies and their Workers Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Today’s announcement by Prime Minister Trudeau, extending the wage subsidy to include businesses of all sizes, is a critical component of a package of reforms designed to help businesses keep …

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New Government Announcement Electrifies Canada’s Mining Industry

Commitment to support electric vehicles on mine sites welcome as sector moves to a lower carbon future Toronto, March 2nd, 2020 – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) strongly supports …

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Norway Adopts Canada’s Towards Sustainable Mining Initiative

Norsk Bergindustri (Norwegian Mineral Industry), the national mining association in Norway, today announced that it will adopt the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative, a corporate social responsibility program developed by …

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MAC in the News

Federal government wage subsidy program to provide relief for miners affected by COVID-19

On Mar. 30, Prime Minister Trudeau announced that the federal government is expanding the wage subsidy program for companies impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to include medium and big businesses, …

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Canada’s miners welcome government wage subsidy

Canada’s mining industry has welcomed broader support from the federal government for the mining industry as it navigates the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Federal wage subsidy well received by mining industry

The federal government’s wage subsidy will bring relief to mining companies and miners caught up in the pandemic crisis.

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