A new record for lobbying activity in a November was set last month, with organizations discussing the looming threat of recession and ways to support Canadians.
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 […]
Ottawa – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) welcomes today’s Fall Economic Statement, which includes several commitments that will provide support for the country’s mining industry, one of the most significant contributors to the economy in the natural resources sector. The government’s announcement of a tax credit for clean technologies of up to 30% for investments […]
When members of Congress speak glowingly of Canada, it is most typically progressive members envious of the nation’s gun laws or single-payer health care system. But many members who have expressed their frustrations with the U.S. mining permitting system have pointed to the Great White North as a model to be emulated.
Canadian miners have secured a total of C$3.8 billion in potential government funding to develop critical minerals necessary for electric vehicles and other technologies.
$3.8B Commitment in 2022 Budget Significantly Enhances Canadian Mining Industry’s Ability to Provide the Minerals and Metals Required to Reach Net-Zero
Ottawa – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) welcomes the government’s forward-looking vision for our sector as proposed in Budget 2022. With unprecedented support and extensive measures, Budget 2022 will position Canada’s minerals and metals industry for success as a partner in accomplishing Canada’s goal of a greener future while also enhancing greater supply chain resiliency, […]
Budget includes critical minerals strategy, tax measure to allow small business growth.
Canada’s federal budget will include an investment of at least C$2 billion ($1.6 billion) for a strategy to accelerate the production and processing of critical minerals needed for the electric vehicle (EV) battery supply chain, two senior government sources said.
After years of mostly virtual meetings, lobbyists are ready to embrace a hybrid model balancing remote communications with in-person events. But mostly lobbyists want to get back to meeting people.
Canada’s mining industry is pushing back against proposed tougher federal coal effluent rules, saying the draft regulations aren’t practical or backed by science. “We just do not see a path to achieving those limits,” said Pierre Gratton of the Mining Association of Canada, which expressed its concerns in a March 2 letter to Environment Canada.