Why Canada needs an EV battery strategy – now

For half a century, oil production has been a major economic engine for Canada.  But just as the internal combustion engine is starting to give way to the battery-powered electric vehicle (EV), so too does Canada need to develop a new industrial engine, says a new report by Clean Energy Canada and Trillum Network for […]

Canada moving at geological speed in tapping its resource riches

The 11-year CEO of the Mining Association of Canada, by any objective measure, ought to be beaming at the confluence of events making possible an historic boom in the sector he represents. For one thing, the public research clearly shows the image of the business has changed in recent years.

Seizing the Moment: Canadians Want More Mining – Can We Deliver?

By now it is a foregone conclusion that in order for net-zero to be achieved, the increased adoption of low carbon technologies is essential, with mining propelling the current seismic energy transition. Electric cars cannot exist without lithium, nickel and cobalt, nuclear energy without uranium, wind turbines and solar panels without copper, zinc, iron and […]

Steps in the right direction

Not new is the fact that the Canadian metals and minerals industry is a critical participant in the collaborative efforts to address the global and national challenges society is facing – adequate food, clean water, reconciliation with Indigenous peoples and transitioning the world to a low carbon future. What is new – and great news […]

Op-Ed: Can Canada’s mining industry deliver on growing demand?

By now it is a foregone conclusion that in order for net-zero to be achieved the increased adoption of low carbon technologies is essential, with mining propelling the current seismic energy transition. Electric cars cannot exist without lithium, nickel and cobalt, nuclear energy without uranium, wind turbines and solar panels without copper, zinc, iron and […]

MAC poll shows public support at all-time high for Canada’s miners

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released a new national poll that for the first time finds high levels of support for Canadian mining. The shift indicated increased understanding on the role Canada’s mining industry must play in producing the green technologies essential to a low carbon future.