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  • Federal

    Active and Closed Mines in Nunavut, 1999

    In 1999 there are two operational mines in Nunavut: the Polaris and Nanisivik mines. The Polaris zinc-lead mine located on Little Cornwallis Island, is the most northerly mine in the world. The principal elements it extracts are zinc, lead and calcium. The Nanisivik zinc-lead-silver mine is...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Marine Transportation to Nunavut

    Shipping remains the most important mode of transportation for goods even though navigation is possible only four months of the year during the ice-free period. The re-supply of oil and other basic products from the south is done mostly by sea. The mining and fishing industries also use shipping.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Mineral Exploration in Nunavut, 1999

    Nunavut’s mineral potential is substantial, which is why large and small companies are investing millions of dollars for prospecting and exploration in the volcanic and metamorphic rock of the Canadian Shield, particularly for gold, and more recently diamonds. This map locates the main...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Canada's Official Greenhouse Gas Inventory

    Canada’s official national greenhouse gas inventory is prepared and submitted annually to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) by April 15 of each year, in accordance with the revised Guidelines for the preparation of national communications by Parties included in...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • PDF
    • CSV
    • TXT
  • Federal

    Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Projections

    We publish Canada’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions projections each year. This report shows the progress Canada expects to make towards its target. It presents our GHG emissions projections under a few scenarios. This year, we include air pollutant projections. The air pollutant projections...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
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