Publications and Reports

Natural Resources Canada offers a wide range of publications and reports. You can also search various thematic publications databases.

Special Federal Representative on West Coast Energy Infrastructure

Departmental Plans and Performance

Canada's Natural Resources

  • Energy and Mines Ministers' Conference
    • Federal, provincial and territorial ministers meet annually to discuss current issues and shared priorities regarding energy and mining development across the country. Final reports and products developed by intergovernmental energy working groups are accessible here.

Earth Sciences

  • GEOSCAN Database
    • A bibliographic database containing scientific publications by the Geological Survey of Canada, the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing and external publications authored by departmental scientists and specialists.
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Minerals, Metals, and Mining


NRCan Library

  • NRCan Libraries Network
    • Consists of 8 libraries across Canada that develop and preserve collections relevant to Canada's mineral, forest and energy resources and landmass.

Image collections

  • National Air Photo Library
    • Contains more than 6 million aerial photographs covering all of Canada, some of which date back to the 1920s.