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CANADA: WHERE SUSTAINABLE MINING COMPANIES INNOVATE & THRIVE

In Canada, the world’s most ambitious global mining companies have a head start.  Canada’s mining industry is well-established and world-renowned, containing over 10 million square kilometres of diverse geological regions, extensive mineral deposits and expertise built on centuries of mining history. We are home to both the mining headquarterFootnote1 (Vancouver, British Columbia) and mining finance (Toronto, Ontario) capitals of the world. Canada is endowed with unbeatable potential in mining and is keen to invite the world to invest.

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Podcast-A discussion with the Mining Association of Canada

In this episode we are joined by Brendan Marshall, Vice President Economic and Northern Affairs from the Mining Association of Canada. We take a deep dive into critical minerals and metals and discuss how the economics of the energy transition and geopolitics, are making the extraction, supply and access to critical minerals and metals a key policy issue. Tune into this episode and hear more about the momentous opportunity ahead for Canada’s mining sector!

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From ‘pushback’ to pushing ahead

How the Brumadinho disaster brought miners onboard with tailings reform.

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Joly, Freeland top lobbying targets as activity continues to grow

Lobbying numbers spiked in November as MPs marked the second full month of regular proceedings after the pandemic disrupted the legislative calendar, with a more than 300 per cent increase in activity from the previous year.

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Raising the carbon tax makes more sense than you might think

The first time I heard the phrase “carbon tax,” I admit that I was confused. I had a sense this was a policy to help protect the environment, but I couldn’t have told you anything beyond that.

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What does the mining sector contribute?

In this last day of 2020, since we follow the exploration and mining industry, let’s look at what these sectors contribute to the people of the world. Mining has been one of the oldest endeavours of mankind – starting flint to start fires, bricks to build homes, iron to make tools and weapons, to our modern world where various metals are used for conducting electricity, communication, machines, vehicles, medicine, and a myriad of high tech devices and appliances

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Federal government establishes impact assessment advisory council

The Minister’s Advisory Council on Impact Assessment (MINAC) will advise the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Jonathan Wilkinson, on the act’s effectiveness. This will include reporting on how efficient, transparent and predictable decision-making is under the act and how early potentially problematic issues can be identified under the assessment process. Some of the council members include Mining Association of Canada (MAC) President and CEO Pierre Gratton, Canadian Centre for the Purpose of the Corporation expert panel member Roxanna Benoit and Inuvialuit Corporate Group special advisor Kate Darling.

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Lobby Wrap: Media companies work harder to target new broadcast bill

Communication reports There were 2500 communications reports in the period covered, with 3992 communications, including older communications from the Canola Council of Canada: One from September 2011 and one from October 2019. Most active client organizations Chicken Farmers of Canada: 104 communications, in-house staff The Mining Association of Canada: 86 communications, in-house staff

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