In the 2016 mining survey, the NWT received scored 75.77 (out of 100) on our index.
Ontario and B.C. dropped in our mining rankings.
Renewable energy sources require 100 per cent backup power.
Policies that are uncompetitive and increase the time, costs, and risks associated with exploration could discourage investment in exploration.
A Liberal private members bill with serious economic consequences for the mining sector is making its way through parliament. Bill C-300 seeks to regulate the business activities of Canadian-owned mining companies operating in other countries. The rationale for the bill is based on false premises, unproven accusations and the misguided notion of Corporate Social Responsibility or CSR.