Fully 78 per cent of survey respondents cited disputed land claims as deterrents to investment in B.C.
barriers to mining
All three territories improved their rank in this year's survey.
The Trump administration has significantly improved the business environment in the U.S.
Ontario and B.C. dropped in our mining rankings.
Long delays have plagued efforts to establish mining in the region.
Policies that are uncompetitive and increase the time, costs, and risks associated with exploration could discourage investment in exploration.
With a lot of economic potential at stake, it appears that there’s growing room for improvement in Ontario’s policy environment.