Table 12 - Total Mineral Resource Development Investments, by Province and Territory, 2017 - 2018 Annual, 20191 Preliminary Estimates and 20202 Spending Intentions3

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Province / Territory 2017 2018 20191 20202
Exploration plus Deposit Appraisal7 Mine Complex Development Exploration, Deposit Appraisal and Mine Complex Development Grand Total Exploration plus Deposit Appraisal7 Mine Complex Development Exploration, Deposit Appraisal and Mine Complex Development Grand Total Exploration plus Deposit Appraisal7 Mine Complex Development Exploration, Deposit Appraisal and Mine Complex Development Grand Total Exploration plus Deposit Appraisal7 Mine Complex Development Exploration, Deposit Appraisal and Mine Complex Development Grand Total
General Work4 Capital Assets5 Repair and Maintenance6 General Work4 Capital Assets5 Repair and Maintenance6 General Work4 Capital Assets5 Repair and Maintenance6 General Work4 Capital Assets5 Repair and Maintenance6
($ millions)
Newfoundland and Labrador 41.5 53.4 367.6 163.5 626.0 47.1 46.4 503.7 418.8 1,016.1 48.6 285.3 609.5 243.5 1,186.8 65.0 123.1 384.5 243.5 816.0
Nova Scotia 18.2 11.4 180.5 20.3 230.4 40.4 11.8 82.6 23.3 158.0 35.9 21.3 43.6 38.4 139.1 33.4 30.0 106.4 38.4 208.1
New Brunswick 15.8 10.3 6.4 4.2 36.8 25.6 18.6 2.5 17.8 64.4 10.7 1.5 12.3 15.9 40.4 12.2 7.1 1.7 15.9 36.9
Quebec 573.9 741.2 1,011.3 718.7 3,045.1 564.8 926.2 1,032.7 732.6 3,256.2 432.4 833.2 1,123.2 697.2 3,086.0 560.9 759.5 1,309.4 697.2 3,327.0
Ontario 539.7 653.5 1,305.7 628.7 3,127.5 591.4 807.5 1,375.9 671.2 3,446.1 496.7 627.9 1,481.0 662.5 3,268.2 469.9 451.7 1,518.1 662.5 3,102.2
Manitoba 41.1 100.4 74.2 74.8 290.5 49.7 108.2 69.1 83.4 310.4 67.4 228.3 35.4 84.2 415.3 56.7 161.8 136.8 84.2 439.5
Saskatchewan 191.2 525.2 1,184.1 442.3 2,342.8 261.9 479.5 758.2 424.6 1,924.1 272.6 561.0 1,547.7 276.9 2,658.3 302.6 723.6 1,463.7 276.9 2,766.9
Alberta 24.6 20.0 99.5 70.0 214.1 26.6 58.9 386.4 101.0 572.9 42.3 29.1 269.1 102.2 442.7 48.7 23.7 100.8 102.2 275.3
British Columbia 302.6 136.4 823.0 725.9 1,987.9 427.9 87.3 843.4 780.3 2,138.8 351.6 71.5 690.4 813.4 1,926.9 317.8 92.1 649.3 813.4 1,872.6
Yukon 168.7 20.8 26.4 0.2 216.1 182.3 2.1 392.4 7.5 584.3 139.6 8.4 175.0 2.6 325.6 97.9 6.6 52.2 2.6 159.3
Northwest Territories 91.2 85.4 257.3 1.2 435.1 112.0 87.0 210.5 58.2 467.6 66.3 42.1 107.2 14.8 230.5 52.1 42.1 81.5 14.8 190.4
Nunavut 177.0 238.4 495.4 103.2 1,014.0 155.6 313.3 1,011.3 187.3 1,667.5 123.2 461.6 721.7 198.6 1,505.1 115.7 499.2 252.0 198.6 1,065.5
Canada 2,185.5 2,596.7 5,831.4 2,952.8 13,566.5 2,485.2 2,946.7 6,668.5 3,506.0 15,606.4 2,087.3 3,171.3 6,816.2 3,150.1 15,224.8 2,132.8 2,920.5 6,056.3 3,150.1 14,259.7



Note: Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding. See Explanatory Notes for Tables of Mineral Exploration, and Symbols and Abbreviations Used in Tables
Source: Natural Resources Canada, from the federal-provincial/territorial Survey of Mineral Exploration, Deposit Appraisal and Mine Complex Development Expenditures.

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