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Mining Matters is a charitable organization dedicated to bringing knowledge and awareness about Canada’s geology and mineral resources to students, educators and the public. The organization provides current information about rocks, minerals, metals, mining and the diverse career opportunities available in the minerals industry. Mining Matters offers exceptional educational resources that meet provincial curriculum expectations, created by educators and Earth science experts.
Mining Matters has reached an estimated 600,000 teachers, students and members of the public since inception in 1994.
Our mandate at Mining Matters is to broaden students’ understanding of Earth science and the vital role rocks, minerals, metals and mining play in everyday life and increase awareness of the many career opportunities in the minerals industry.