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The latest news and information from PDAC, and Canada's mineral exploration and mining industry.

  • August 13, 2018 (EMMC, English)

    A national alliance of mineral exploration and mining associations are urging Energy and Mines Ministers—having convened for their 75th annual conference in Iqaluit—to adopt recommendations and take action to ensure Canada can compete with other jurisdictions as an attractive destination for mineral investment, an area that has been stagnant in recent years.
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  • August 13, 2018 (EMMC, French)

    Une coalition nationale d’associations œuvrant dans les domaines de l’exploration et de l’exploitation minières exhorte les ministres de l’Énergie et des Mines — réunis à l’occasion de leur 75e rencontre annuelle à Iqaluit — à adopter des recommandations et à prendre des mesures visant à faire en sorte que le Canada puisse concurrencer d’autres pays, en tant que destination de choix pour les investisseurs de l’industrie minérale et minière, un secteur qui stagne, depuis quelques années.
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  • June 4, 2018

    The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) Awards have opened for 2019.
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  • March 7, 2018 (PDAC 2018 Convention)

    Attendance at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) 2018 Convention totalled 25,606—a clear sign that the mineral exploration and mining industry has regained its swagger and is building momentum.
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  • March 7, 2018

    PDAC is pleased to announce that the association has elected eight members to its Board of Directors.
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  • February 28, 2018

    The PDAC 2018 Convention – the world’s premier mineral exploration and mining event – will commence in Toronto this weekend, marking its 86th year.
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  • February 27, 2018

    Federal Budget 2018: PDAC welcomes METC renewal, calls for greater action to enhance Canada’s mineral industry competitiveness.
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  • February 21, 2018

    The PDAC 2018 Convention—taking place in Toronto from March 4 to 7—will again feature the popular Aboriginal Program. This unique program at the world’s largest industry event provides a platform to foster cooperative, respectful and mutually-beneficial relationships between Aboriginal communities and the minerals community.
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  • January 17, 2018

    Today, the federal government announced the establishment of the Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE) for companies working abroad. PDAC looks forward to working with government and other interested stakeholders on developing the office and mandate of the Ombudsperson.
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  • November 14, 2017

    Andrew Cheatle has decided to leave the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) and move on to new challenges in his career.
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