Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada seeks to enhance the responsible development and use of Canada’s natural resources and the competitiveness of Canada’s natural resources products.

Canada Advances Economic Growth in Forest Sector with Call for Expressions of Interest for Engineered Wood Bridges

Minister Sohi announces a call for Expressions of Interest for engineered wood bridges that will boost Canada’s innovative and sustainable forest industry and create good, middle-class jobs.

New Induced Seismicity Study: fracking and earthquakes in Western Canada

Scientists have long wondered, Why exactly does hydraulic fracturing cause earthquakes in some places but not in others? Now our scientists are a step closer to the answer: new research has found a link between these induced earthquakes and the deformation rate of the tectonic plates.

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Energy efficiency

Energy efficiency information, funding programs, regulations and energy use data for homes, transportation, alternative fuels, buildings, industry, and products.

Forests

Boreal forest, forest industry, forest fires, insects and forest disturbances, sustainable forest management.

Renewable energy

Wind, solar, thermal, hydro, marine, and bioenergy; development, research, and technology.

Earthquakes Canada

Search for recent and past earthquake data, products, research and earthquake zones in Canada.

Funding, grants and incentives

Find funding, grants and incentive programs to encourage research, development and demonstration in Canada.

Climate change impacts and adaptation

Canada’s climate change assessments, programs, initiatives, products and adaptation measures.

Space weather

Short term and long term space weather forecasts, geomagnetic and geoelectric fields, effects on technology.

Mining

Sustainable mineral development, markets, exploration, innovation, taxation, Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan.

What we are doing

Corporate information

Minister

The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi

Minister of Natural Resources

Management

Paul Lefebvre

Parliamentary Secretary

Management

Christyne Tremblay

Deputy Minister

Features

NRCan’s Best of 2018

Discover how NRCan continues to serve the public and strengthen the natural resources sector.

Simply Science

Get the latest science news and information on Canada’s natural resources

Green Jobs

Helping young Canadians get started in a green career