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.
Mining stakeholders are hoping the new session of parliament in Ottawa will see policy that supports the industry while maintaining environmental responsibility.
Vaping, COVID-19 and supply chain concerns were among the issues raised by the ost active organizations on the federal lobbyists’ registry in 2021.
November was the busiest month for communications on the federal lobbyists’ registry since June, as parliamentarians returned to Ottawa for the first time since the Sept. 20 election.
The following lists show the 100 most active consultants and in-house lobbyists based on the number of communications that occurred between Jan. 1 2021, and Dec. 21, 2021.