Finance & Taxation

  • Canada's Mineral Exploration Tax Credit (METC): Mistakes, myths and misconceptions

    Jan 28, 2016
    Innovation is a hot topic these days. For most, the term conjures up images of geniuses playing foosball in the open concept offices of a high-tech company. Yet innovation is not just about gizmos and gadgets—it can also arise within the arcane world of taxation policy.One is which, Canada is world renowned. Full story >>>
  • The Tyranny of Distance: Northern Infrastructure - Challenges and Opportunities

    Jun 24, 2015
    PDAC staff presented at the North of 60 Forum in Yellowknife on June 11th, which was focused on “Actualizing the True Economic Potential”. Full story >>>
  • State of Mineral Finance: 2015 – Déjà Vu

    Feb 27, 2015
    The State of Mineral Finance document is a new report that assesses the vitality of Canada’s mineral exploration industry. This comprehensive document includes information on the latest financing trends against the background of macro-economy, commodity prices and securities market regulatory developments. Full story >>>
  • Exploration Incentives in Canada

    Jul 14, 2014
    PDAC has prepared a compilation of all financial incentives available for exploration at both levels of government (federal and provincial/territorial), which includes tax incentives, grants and direct and indirect financial assistance. Full story >>>
  • A stormy landscape: A helping hand

    Jul 09, 2014
    An inside look at how explorers and developers are navigating the capital crisis with federal and provincial assistance. Full story >>>
  • PDAC Research Paper Advocates For Long Term METC Extension

    Feb 27, 2013
    Mining is a strategic industry for Canada, and exploration, as its research and development phase, is its driving force.The PDAC has recommended to the federal government that the 15% Mineral Exploration Tax Credit should be renewed. Full story >>>
  • Finance & Taxation

    Feb 28, 2012
    The PDAC’s Financial and Taxation Committee works on financial reporting and taxation issues with the objective of creating a regime that enables investment, applies fair tax policies, fosters financial reporting requirements. Full story >>>