Federal Advocacy

PDAC advocates for federal, provincial and territorial governments to put in place an enabling environment for companies to responsibly discover and develop deposits of the minerals and metals that make modern life possible.

In addition to the federal budget and the annual Energy and Mines Ministers Conference, PDAC undertakes advocacy work to:

  1. Improve the federal environmental assessment regulatory regime.
  2. Support the Government of Canada’s efforts to improve the social, environmental and health and safety performance of the industry.
  3. Improve the Crown’s implementation of its constitutional duty to consult and accommodate Aboriginal people.

Federal Budget

PDAC is pleased to provide recommendations for Federal Budget 2017 that will contribute to economic growth and enhance the prosperity of the nations mineral exploration and mining industry, to benefit all Canadians.

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Energy and Mines Ministers Conference

An annual gathering of federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for energy and mining portfolios to discuss shared priorities for collaborative action to advance energy and mining development across the country. 

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