Canada’s mining and critical minerals goals hinge on the North
The future of Canada’s mining industry lies increasingly in remote and northern regions, but the infrastructure deficit in these parts of the country brings significant challenges.
Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson, left, and Northern Affairs Minister Dan Vandal, right. Better policy cohesion is required in the critical minerals, climate, Indigenous reconciliation, and clean technology spaces to ensure the prosperity that mining has brought to Canada’s North, writes Photinie Koutsavlis. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade