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Fiscal Incentives

Canada is one of the only countries in the world that has put in place a diverse array of fiscal supports to support the flow of capital to different exploration agents. A full inventory of the fiscal supports for mineral exploration, organized by jurisdiction, has been compiled by the PDAC with the assistance of Robert Clark.  This inventory, current as of July 25, 2016, is available from the links on the right-hand side of this page.    

These fiscal supports help to sustain the exploration ecosystem in Canada, from prospectors and juniors to the service and supply companies that are a key source of industry innovation. PDAC advocates for governments across Canada to sustain, or enhance, this array of fiscal supports. 

Helpful Resources

Renewing super-flow through shares system

As a made-in-Canada financing tool, flow-through shares (FTS) have propelled Canada to be a global leader in mineral exploration and mining.

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Updating Canadian Exploration Expenses

PDAC advocates for enhancements to the classification of Canadian Exploration Expenses (CEE).


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Enhancing Provincial & Territorial Incentives

PDAC works with regional industry associations to advocate for governments to sustain and enhance their incentives.


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