More than one-third of respondents indicated that uncertainty around environmental regulations dissuaded investment in Ontario.
Fully 78 per cent of survey respondents cited disputed land claims as deterrents to investment in B.C.
Mining investors identified infrastructure issues in Canada’s North as a major area of concern.
Ontario’s chromite deposits are valued at an estimated $30 billion to $60 billion.
Attracting capital is a constant process of improving jurisdictional attractiveness.
Capital is fluid and one province’s loss can be another province’s gain.
In the 2016 mining survey, the NWT received scored 75.77 (out of 100) on our index.