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

Mining Association of Canada Announces New Chair

MAC’s Board of Directors elect Gordon Stothart of IAMGOLD as Chair The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is pleased to announce that Gordon Stothart, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating …

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MAC’s 2019 TSM Excellence Award Winners Celebrate Extraordinary Environmental and Community Engagement Initiatives in Canada’s Mining Sector

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has awarded the Tamatumani Program at Glencore’s Raglan Mine and IAMGOLD’s Essakane Project with its prestigious TSM Excellence Awards in recognition of their innovative …

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Budget 2019 Positive for Canada’s Mining Sector-Budget Promises Skills Training and Important Northern Focus; both Critically Important to the Mining Industry

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) welcomes today’s federal budget, which includes several commitments that will provide much needed supports for the country’s minerals and metals industry, one of the …

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MAC in the News

Ensuring success for Canada’s human rights ombudsperson: the importance of collaborative dispute resolution

In January 2018, the Canadian ombudsperson for responsible enterprise (CORE) was established to address responsible business practices and allegations of human rights issues related to Canadian companies operating abroad in …

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Mining industry welcomes new environmental assessment rules under Bill C-69

The head of the Mining Association of Canada says the hotly contested federal environmental assessment bill is welcome in the industry it will affect the most. “This promises to be a …

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Changes to Bill C-69 ‘unprecedented’ says Alberta senator, but energy industry isn’t placated

A senator representing Alberta says the number of changes her institution has made to the controversial Bill C-69 are “unprecedented,” though oil and gas executives are joining with some provincial …

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