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Canada is the leading mining nation
Canada is home to a competitive, sustainable and responsible minerals industry that benefits all Canadians. The country is a global leader in mining-related science, technology, social and environmental practices with a clear and predictable regulatory environment, innovative clean technology solutions, and best management practices. It boasts a skilled and diverse workforce, an attractive investment climate, partnerships with Indigenous Peoples, and strong communities.
Explore the six strategic directions
Economic development and competitiveness
Canada’s business and innovation environment for the minerals sector is the world’s most competitive and most attractive for investment.
Advancing the participation of Indigenous Peoples
Increased economic opportunities for Indigenous Peoples and supporting the process of reconciliation.
The protection of Canada’s natural environment underpins a responsible, competitive industry. Canada is a leader in building public trust, developing tomorrow’s low-footprint mines and managing the legacy of past activities.
Science, technology and innovation
A modern and innovative industry supported by world-leading science and technology – across all phases of the mineral development cycle.
Communities welcome sustainable mineral development activities for the benefits they deliver.
A sharpened competitive edge and increased global leadership for Canada.
Working together for Canada’s mining future
At the release of the CMMP, Saskatchewan and Ontario chose not to be signatories to the Plan; however officials from these provinces continue to work collaboratively with the federal government and others to drive progress for the mining industry.