Learn about Mining

On a day to day basis you are exposed to countless minerals and metals in the products you rely on from toothpaste to smart phones to cars to medical instruments.

Mining is a general term that encompasses a range of activities, including mineral exploration, mineral development, mine production, mineral processing and much more. Canada has a long and successful history of sustainable mineral development and a strong reputation as a leading mining nation.

Learn more about Canada’s mining industry

Mining and Fashion

Few of us can fully comprehend the passion, effort and  dedication it takes to become a high-end fashion designer or runway model or to  orchestrate a Fashion Week event like those held annually in New York, Toronto,  Vancouver and around the globe. While it is rare for high fashion to trickle  down to the everyday consumer, most Canadians have a closet full of clothes, jewellery and makeup.

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A collaborative industry

If you took a mining tour of the country, you could see that each province and territory has unique contributions to Canada’s mining story.

Find out how provinces and territories manage their mineral and other natural resources :