Table 12 - Total Mineral Resource Development Investments, by Province and Territory, 2018 - 2019 Annual, 20201 Preliminary Estimates and 20212 Spending Intentions3

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Province / Territory 2018 2019 20201 20212
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 47.1 46.4 503.7 418.8 1,016.1 50.3 129.7 761.6 254.2 1,195.7 66.8 33.6 638.6 164.2 903.1 82.6 207.4 571.0 164.2 1,025.2
Nova Scotia 40.4 11.8 82.6 23.3 158.0 37.9 21.3 43.1 39.7 142.0 26.8 18.1 38.8 19.6 103.3 38.6 26.6 33.7 19.6 118.4
New Brunswick 25.6 18.6 2.5 17.8 64.4 12.7 12.0 6.2 9.5 40.4 12.3 1.3 3.1 5.9 22.5 17.9 0.8 2.4 5.9 26.9
Quebec 564.8 926.2 1,032.7 732.6 3,256.2 503.2 755.0 1,039.6 680.2 2,978.0 511.2 695.5 911.1 539.3 2,657.0 988.2 777.8 1,315.7 539.3 3,621.0
Ontario 591.4 807.5 1,375.9 671.2 3,446.1 523.2 820.0 1,411.4 850.0 3,604.8 569.6 422.5 1,707.9 607.0 3,307.0 650.1 596.5 2,458.9 607.0 4,312.5
Manitoba 49.7 108.2 69.1 83.4 310.4 77.5 149.2 43.2 87.3 357.2 56.6 83.7 69.2 115.9 325.5 74.0 93.8 116.5 115.9 400.1
Saskatchewan 261.9 479.5 758.2 424.6 1,924.1 277.5 566.6 1,637.3 428.3 2,909.6 158.9 680.2 1,424.1 338.0 2,601.2 168.1 602.4 1,989.3 338.0 3,097.8
Alberta 26.6 58.9 386.4 101.0 572.9 53.2 24.7 286.5 132.3 496.8 49.4 2.8 35.6 54.0 141.8 50.8 1.0 125.7 54.0 231.4
British Columbia 427.9 87.3 843.4 780.3 2,138.8 388.7 75.8 982.7 844.0 2,291.2 457.4 63.8 1,167.5 693.3 2,382.0 574.8 162.4 1,074.3 693.3 2,504.8
Yukon 182.3 2.1 392.4 7.5 584.3 166.2 16.1 203.6 12.0 398.0 75.9 22.5 28.7 10.8 137.9 98.5 33.4 63.0 10.8 205.7
Northwest Territories 112.0 87.0 210.5 58.2 467.6 79.8 40.1 175.9 194.8 490.6 35.4 31.1 66.8 11.1 144.4 47.7 25.9 70.8 11.1 155.5
Nunavut 155.6 313.3 1,011.3 187.3 1,667.5 116.4 434.1 742.7 192.1 1,485.3 71.0 330.7 293.9 137.8 833.5 85.4 438.3 301.1 137.8 962.6
Canada 2,485.2 2,946.7 6,668.5 3,506.0 15,606.4 2,286.5 3,044.8 7,333.9 3,724.4 16,389.6 2,091.3 2,385.8 6,385.3 2,696.9 13,559.2 2,876.7 2,966.1 8,122.5 2,696.9 16,662.2



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.
Quebec data are compiled by l’Institut de la statistique du Québec.

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