Much has happened over the past two years, with impacts from the ongoing pandemic and the invasion of Ukraine being felt on a global scale with both having brought the security of supply vulnerabilities into sharp focus for many countries and consequently accelerating the desire of Canadians to source and produce locally, with greater self-reliance. […]
Economic Impacts and Drivers for the Global Energy Transition Report Highlights State of Canada’s Mining Industry
OTTAWA – Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released Economic Impacts and Drivers for the Global Energy Transition, a report that provides an overview of current trends in Canada’s mining sector based on updated statistics and analysis. The latest data is showing a strong return to form with recent increased policy supports expected to ensure […]
Ottawa – Today, the federal government has recognized the minerals and metals industry’s central role in enabling the transition to a net zero economy and building Canada’s future economy. “Without mining, there are no electric vehicles, no clean power from wind farms, solar panels or nuclear energy, and no transmission lines,” stated Pierre Gratton, the Mining […]
The integrated approach of Towards Sustainable Mining enhances community confidence in the way companies mine
Canada’s ambition to supply the world with critical minerals will have to be matched by its efforts at reconciliation.
Executive summary The transition to a low carbon economy, as well as changing technology and geopolitical stresses, requires the expeditious development of new mining, energy generation and infrastructure projects in Canada. There is a broad consensus that the timeline for the planning and approval process for new projects, (including “no go”) has to be shortened […]
Diamond miners have shown it’s possible live in a world where mining is essential without negatively impacting our natural environment.
Tanya Ball began her career as a social worker for the Kaska Dene First Nation. Now she runs a land guardian program, working to monitor and protect a vast stretch of the band’s northern British Columbia wilderness.