Mining in Canada survey

Mining in Canada survey

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Why is mining important to Canada? (select all that apply)

Chart summary for "Why is mining important to Canada? (select all that apply)"
Provides economic benefits 267 28.16%
Enables the evolution of clean technology 188 19.83%
Contributes materials for a modern lifestyle 237 25%
Supports the construction of infrastructure 211 22.26%
Other 45 (view) 4.75%

What economic benefits does mining provide to Canada? (select all that apply)

Chart summary for "What economic benefits does mining provide to Canada? (select all that apply)"
Jobs 282 28.95%
Opportunities for small business 184 18.89%
Tax revenue for governments 230 23.61%
Significant contributions to Canada’s GDP 235 24.13%
No benefits 8 0.82%
Other 35 (view) 3.59%

What challenges does Canada face in unlocking its mineral resource potential? (select all that apply)

Chart summary for "What challenges does Canada face in unlocking its mineral resource potential? (select all that apply)"
Market uncertainties 205 25.53%
Uncertain regulatory framework 167 20.8%
Costly infrastructure 198 24.66%
Fierce global competition 150 18.68%
Other 83 (view) 10.34%

What are Canada's advantages in fostering innovation at home? (select all that apply)

Chart summary for "What are Canada's advantages in fostering innovation at home? (select all that apply)"
Highly skilled workforce 246 43.54%
Strong research and development system 207 36.64%
Low tax rate 64 11.33%
Other 48 (view) 8.5%

How can Canada preserve its competitive advantage globally? (select all that apply)

Chart summary for "How can Canada preserve its competitive advantage globally? (select all that apply)"
Focus Canada as a brand 142 21.23%
Supporting Canadian companies financially 136 20.33%
Attracting foreign investments for mining in Canada 137 20.48%
Promote its corporate social responsibility endeavours 166 24.81%
Other 88 (view) 13.15%

How can Canada improve its planning and oversight for its mining industry to thrive? (select all that apply)

Chart summary for "How can Canada improve its planning and oversight for its mining industry to thrive? (select all that apply)"
Engage input from interested parties for input (industry, NGOs, Indigenous, communities, employees) 216 26.73%
Improve timely decisions on approvals 206 25.5%
Conduct more rigorous environmental assessments 146 18.07%
Streamline permits, authorizations and licences 187 23.14%
Other 53 (view) 6.56%

How can governments and industry improve benefits for local communities? (select all that apply)

Chart summary for "How can governments and industry improve benefits for local communities? (select all that apply)"
Promote training and employment opportunities at a community level 256 28.35%
Increase employment in mining for women, Indigenous people and immigrants employed in mining 182 20.16%
Modernize existing infrastructure 183 20.27%
Hire and partner with local businesses to support economic development 220 24.36%
Other 62 (view) 6.87%

How can governments and industry advance the participation of Indigenous people in the mining industry? (select all that apply)

Chart summary for "How can governments and industry advance the participation of Indigenous people in the mining industry? (select all that apply)"
Involve communities in the decision-making process 198 24.15%
Provide clearer information on consultation and engagement requirements 197 24.02%
Partnering with Indigenous-owned businesses on pursuing mineral projects 195 23.78%
Fostering an environment for sharing traditional knowledge 161 19.63%
Other... 69 (view) 8.41%