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 […]

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 […]