The territory ranked among the world's top 10 most-attractive mining jurisdictions.
Seventy-five per cent of survey respondents said uncertainty around protected areas was a deterrent to investment.
More than one-third of respondents indicated that uncertainty around environmental regulations dissuaded investment in Ontario.
Investment in B.C.’s mining sector was $720 million in 2021—21 per cent less than in 2020.
Capital is mobile and will flow to jurisdictions with sound regulatory regimes and competitive fiscal policies.
Wind and solar power are intermittent energy sources that literally blow or shine at the whims of nature.