Investment in B.C.’s mining sector was $720 million in 2021—21 per cent less than in 2020.
BC mining industry
Wind and solar power are intermittent energy sources that literally blow or shine at the whims of nature.
Unlike provinces such as B.C., Saskatchewan is covered by historic treaties and Treaty Land Entitlement agreements.
In B.C., more than 100 per cent of the province is currently under claim.
More than 10,700 British Columbians were employed in the mining sector in 2013 with an average salary and benefits totalling $114,600. That same year, the mining industry contributed $511 million in revenues to the B.C. government. However, the industry faces an uncertain future.