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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.

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Are we doing enough to protect Canada’s wildlife?

Interview with Pierre Gratton, President and CEO of the Mining Association of Canada, is interviewed from 54:35 to 01:02.

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Canadian Miners Push For A More Competitive Legal Framework

The Canadian Mineral Industry Federation, the Mining Association of Canada, and the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada issued a brief this month urging provincial, federal and territorial mine ministers to take action to ensure Canada remains a globally competitive jurisdiction and can continue to attract mineral investment.

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Redistribution and innovation drive Canada’s changing economy

Even before Donald Trump and before Brexit, Justin Trudeau was aware that voter disenchantment and populism were on the rise. He saw one of the important answers to this as economic, and his remedy has been to give the middle class a pay rise. “Western democracies around the world had a struggling middle class…that felt that it wasn’t part of the growth that was going on around them,” he told The Economist. “And we said, ‘Well, how do we put people back at [the heart of] the success of our economy instead of hoping that trickle-down will work for them?’

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VP de Mining Association of Canada, Ben Chalmers: “Hacia una minería sostenible”, el Sistema que puede ayudar a Perú

El sistema “Towards Sustainable Mining” (Hacia una minería sostenible – HMS), que tiene un gran éxito en Canadá y otros países, puede ser adoptado por Perú, recomendó Ben Chalmers, vicepresidente de Mining Association of Canada, mentora de esa iniciativa con vigencia desde el 2004. Hudbay Minerals es una de las empresas que ya lo aplica.

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Independent business lobby group brought election platform ideas to Hill last month

Summer saw a sharp drop in lobbying activity on the Hill, with monthly communication reports in June reaching the lowest they’ve been in the last five months.

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Canada urged to address declining mining competitiveness

A national alliance of mineral exploration and mining associations are urging Mines Ministers, having convened for their 76th annual conference in Cranbrook (British Columbia), to take action to ensure Canada remains a globally competitive jurisdiction and can continue to attract mineral investment.

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“We are left chasing countries that once viewed us as the global benchmark”

Canadian mining and exploration lobby groups have called on mines ministers to ensure the country remains a globally competitive jurisdiction and continues to attract mineral investment.

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Q&A with Ben Chalmers, Senior VP of the Mining Association of Canada

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