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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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Minerals and metals facts

Explore how the minerals sector contributes to the Canadian economy and our everyday lives.

Critical minerals

Learn about Canada’s list of critical minerals as well as actions and initiatives that help promote Canada’s competitiveness.

Mining

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.

Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan

Find out how the Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan (CMMP) will position mineral development in Canada for long-term success.

Mining resources

Find information on the Kimberley Process for Rough Diamonds, the Single-Window Initiative, and more.

Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (ESTMA)

Find information on Canada’s contributions to increasing transparency and deterring corruption in the extractive sector.

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