Minerals and mining
Hundreds of thousands of Canadians produce the raw materials for making everything from smart phones, solar cells and wind turbines to batteries for electric vehicles. Discover why Canada is a world leader in mining, including details on the broad benefits of mining to society and how mining contributes to the economies of developing countries.
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Explore how the minerals sector contributes to the Canadian economy and our everyday lives.
Learn about Canada’s list of critical minerals as well as actions and initiatives that help promote Canada’s competitiveness.
Discover why Canada is a world leader in mining, including details on the broad benefits of mining to society and how mining contributes Canada's economy.
Find out how the Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan (CMMP) will position mineral development in Canada for long-term success.
Find information on the Kimberley Process for Rough Diamonds, the Single-Window Initiative, and more.
Find information on Canada’s contributions to increasing transparency and deterring corruption in the extractive sector.
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