Statement – Mining Sector Benefits Stemming from U.K. Accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership
The continued expansion of market access through free trade and investment agreements is critical to the future success of Canada’s mining industry, and helps Canada grow its market share as a preferred global supplier of critical minerals. The Mining Association of Canada believes a smooth U.K. accession to the CPTPP offers an opportunity to reinforce […]
Statement – The Mining Association of Canada applauds passage of the Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act
The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) supports efforts to eradicate child and forced labour from supply chains, and applauds the work of the Honourable Julie Miville-Dechêne, Senator, and the Honourable John McKay, P.C., M.P., in the development of Bill S-211, the Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act that was passed by the […]
Liberals promise to speed up regulatory process on critical minerals mines, green power projects
Ottawa plans to spend $1.3 billion over the next six years to improve the impact assessment process
MAC: Feds recognize industry’s critical role in economy, net-zero transition
On March 28, the Canadian government tabled the 2023 federal budget, of which a major focus was the mining supply chain and the country’s move to net-zero future, while strengthing on the country’s economy.
Reactions: Canada 2023/24 budget deficit to jump, Ottawa to boost spending
Canada on Tuesday sought to close competitive gaps with United States with a budget aimed at attracting investment in the low-carbon economy, including tax incentives for electric-vehicle (EV) manufacturers and expanding the electricity grid.
Demand for critical minerals in EV batteries requires faster mining project approvals: stakeholders
A typical electric car requires six times the mineral inputs of a conventional car, and the energy sector’s overall needs for critical minerals could increase by as much as six times by 2040, according to the International Energy Agency
Mining Industry’s Role in Global Critical Minerals Supply Chain Prioritized in Budget 2023
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 […]
Budget 2023: Industry lining up for carrots as Ottawa prepares to accelerate the green transition
As Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland prepares to deliver the 2023-24 budget, she’s making clear that the scale of her ambitions runs high, especially as it concerns investment in the green economy.
Mining lobby warns Ottawa against taking miners for granted in push for more aid
The head of Canada’s top mining association said Ottawa’s strategy to build an electric vehicle industry could fail if it doesn’t encourage miners through tax credits and other incentives to construct the mines needed to produce critical minerals that power EVs, such as nickel and lithium.
Top 100 Lobbyists in 2023: green tech and economy boosting set for top advocacy priorities in 2023, say lobbyists
Lobbying activity related to building the economy and the green technology sector will likely find traction in 2023 as the parties look ahead to a possible federal election before 2025, according to lobbyists.