Annual Report 2021
A year in review of MAC activities and achievements.
CP Rail strike was a self-inflicted wound to the economy: Mining Association of Canada CEO
Pierre Gratton, president and CEO of the Mining Association of Canada, joins BNN Bloomberg to say the stoppage of work at CP Rail that ended today only added to a very bad 5-6 years of unprecedented supply chain disruptions for a sector that makes up over half of Canada’s total freight volume on railways. He […]
CP Rail work stoppage enters Day 2 in Sudbury as supply chain fears grow
It could be some time before train 119 moves again. Parked outside the former City of Sudbury, the train, like other locomotives, ground to a halt with the work stoppage at CP Rail.
Canada calls for quick end to CP Rail strike amid fears of worsening commodities shortages
Canada on Monday called for a quick negotiated end to a work stoppage at the country’s second-largest railroad, Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (CP.TO), that is set to aggravate a shortage of commodities sparked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Canada CP Rail strike to add to commodities supply shock sparked by Ukraine war
A labor dispute that shut down operations at Canadian Pacific Railway on Sunday is set to aggravate a shortage of commodities sparked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and a prolonged lockdown could hurt farmers ahead of the spring planting season.
CP rail shutdown ‘could not come at a worse time for miners’: MAC
The shutdown of the Canadian Pacific Railway’s (TSX: CP; NYSE: CP) operations due to a wage and pension-related dispute with its union will negatively impact the country’s mining industry, one of the largest railway customers, miners and analysts say.
CP Rail Strike Brings Greater Uncertainty to Canada’s Mining Sector Amid Ongoing Shipping and Supply Chain Challenges
OTTAWA – Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) expresses serious concern regarding the damaging effects the dispute and resulting strike between Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference is having on the mining sector and the broader Canadian economy. “As the single largest industrial customer group of Canada’s railways, the mining industry […]
45 industry groups say CP Rail strike would cause “irrevocable damage” to economy
With a labour strike now imminent, a swathe of industries are calling on the federal government to bring a swift resolution to a dispute between Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) and CP Rail.
Facts & Figures 2021
The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is the national organization of the Canadian mining industry. We represent companies involved in mineral exploration, mining, smelting, refining and semi-fabrication. Our member companies account for most of Canada’s output of metals and minerals. MAC’s functions include advocacy, stewardship and collaboration. Our goals are to promote the industry’s interests […]
Possible detours ahead
Winter roads are vitally important to the life and livelihood of many in remote areas of our country. They stretch over lakes, bays and vast stretches of tundra across Canada’s North to help deliver necessities to rural communities and mining operations. Supplies like fuel, food, construction equipment and explosives are brought in by thousands of […]