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"
Barbara Sherwood Lollar (Courtesy of Stable Isotope Lab/University of Toronto)

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?

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.

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

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.

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

Mining for the truth in Guatemala

What lawsuits claiming rape and murder in a Guatemalan jungle mean for Canadian companies abroad

Jobs Report: Can mining recover?

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

Peter Munk’s final play

Barrick Gold founder fends off revolt and fights for a legacy