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The EV battery gold rush is here. Here’s how Canada can access its untapped resources.

"If Canada can find a way to sustainably mine and supply metals to EV manufacturing hubs in North America, the country will be spinning green gold"
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This geologist found the oldest water on earth—in a Canadian mine

The billion-year-old water might help unlock one of humanity’s biggest unanswered questions: Could there be life on other planets?
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Lithium could help us ditch fossil fuels. But mining is messy.

The essential element could help us eliminate fossil fuels. But we need to find better ways to mine it.
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A disastrous tsunami’s lethal legacy in Newfoundland

Linden MacIntyre tells the story of a place in Newfoundland where a deadly tsunami was only the beginning of the misery suffered by hundreds of residents
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In the Klondike, a gold rush becomes an old rush

From 2015: Discoveries of gold and ancient fossils go hand in hand in the Yukon. But the mammoth tusk trade has a dark side.
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What you need to know about tailings ponds

Understanding the tailings ponds breach at Mount Polley near Likely, B.C., which has emptied mine waste into waterways
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Mining for the truth in Guatemala

What lawsuits claiming rape and murder in a Guatemalan jungle mean for Canadian companies abroad
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Jobs Report: Can mining recover?

A close look at what happened to an industry once flush with employment opportunities
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Peter Munk’s final play

Barrick Gold founder fends off revolt and fights for a legacy