Provincial and Territorial Reporting Mechanisms in Canada
British Columbia Provincial Government:
Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources
The British Columbian Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources is the organization with jurisdiction over extractive industries in British Columbia. It gives full reporting of its activities via both annual service plans, and follow up reporting on those service plans. Additional Ministry news, reports and publications, FAQ’s, and other information regarding titles and notifications are also all readily available. For additional information, please visit:
Yukon Territorial Government:
Department of Energy Mines and Resources
In the Yukon, extractive industries are the jurisdiction of the territorial governments’ Department of Energy Mines and Resources.
Mineral Management Yearly Activity Report - This offers a concise one page chart of financial information in the sector.
Yukon Mineral Property Update 2008 - A comprehensive listing of the activities related to the major mining sites in the Yukon, including several now defunct sites.
Major Mine Licensing - Additional process information.
Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
Ontario’s Ministry of Northern Development and Mines, Mines and Minerals Division, works to support responsible land use management and mineral resource development by administration of the Mining Act.
The extractive industries in Alberta are within the domain of the Alberta Energy Department of the Alberta Provincial Government. The Department oversees oil and gas as well as mining and minerals:
Aboriginal Relations Unit
The Aboriginal Relations Unit is a proactive initiative that reviews First Nations issues that might affect mineral activity in Alberta.
The Saskatchewan Ministry of Energy and Resources
Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Energy and Resources oversees extractive industries within the province, and manages its mineral resources through the administration of royalty and tax systems, including the collecting and maintaining production and sales information
Science, Technology, Energy and Mines – Mineral Resources Division
Extractive industries in Manitoba are in the domain of the Mineral Resources Division of Science, Technology, Energy and Mines (STEM). STEM publishes their annual reports on the website dating back to 2002-2003.
2007-2008 Annual Report - A comprehensive list of Manitoba mining facts.
Government of Quebec:
Ministry of Natural Resources
The Quebec Government’s Ministry of Natural Resources is responsible for the management of mining and oil extraction within Quebec.
All persons or partnerships (including partners involved in a joint venture) must file a return for each fiscal year, regardless of the type of activity undertaken in the course of the mineral development process.
Newfoundland and Labrador:
Mines and Energy Department
The Mines and Energy Department has jurisdiction of extractive industries in Newfoundland and Labrador; though for issues relating to off shore drilling, the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board has jurisdiction.
Government reporting and publications related to the extractive sector.
Canadian Newfoundland-Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board.
Department of Natural Resources
In New Brunswick, the Department of Natural Resources manages extractive industries within the province.
Compilation of reports, abstracts and papers related to extractives in the province.
Prince Edward Island
Mineral extraction in the province is limited largely to sand and gravel.
Department of Natural Resources
The Nova Scotia Provincial Government has a Natural Resources department that oversees mineral extraction within the province.
Registry of mineral and petroleum titles for the province.
North West Territories:
Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment
The Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment manages the extractive industries within the Territories and operates separate branches for:
- Mining, Oil and Gas and;
The GNWT Contract Registry, Reporting System provides a central list of all tenders and proposals. It is open to the public and supports the Business Incentive Policy (BIP) by enhancing transparency in government contracting.
The GOVERNMENT CERTIFIED CANADIAN DIAMOND™ Program allows the GNWT to follow each and every diamond from the mine through to the diamond factories and certify it to be mined, cut and polished in the NWT.
Various reporting publications.