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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

Canada’s Mining Industry Commits to Climate Change Action

New Sustainable Mining Standard to place Canadian Mining Industry at the Forefront of Global Climate Efforts OTTAWA – Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is releasing a new Towards …

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Leading Canadian Mining Companies Recognized for Extraordinary Environmental and Community Engagement Achievements

OTTAWA – The Mining Association of Canada’s (MAC) Community of Interest Advisory Panel has selected Agnico Eagle and IAMGOLD, leaders in Canada’s mining sector, to receive this year’s prestigious Towards Sustainable …

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2021 Budget Doubles Down on Battery Electric Vehicle Supply Chain

Modest First Steps on Rare Earths Insufficient to Displace Reliance on China The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) welcomes several expanded and refined measures proposed in Budget 2021 to help …

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MAC in the News

Opinion: Mining in Saskatchewan and elsewhere pushes Canada toward its environmental goals

Mining represented five per cent of Canada’s GDP last year and it is essential to Saskatchewan, write Seamus O’Regan Jr. and Pierre Gratton.

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Op-Ed: This is mining’s moment, and Canada will lead

This is mining’s moment. After a year that saw global mining production curtailed, mines closed, and plans shelved as workers stayed home to keep others safe, the industry is roaring …

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To become a major player on the global battery stage, Canada must act fast

Developing Canada’s battery-supply chain will help anchor our existing auto sector, currently Canada’s second-largest export, and ensure we capture the jobs and value created in the transition to electric vehicles.

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