Table 12 - Total Mineral Resource Development Investments, by Province and Territory, 2019 - 2020 Annual, 20211 Preliminary Estimates and 20222 Spending Intentions3

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Province / Territory 2019 2020 20211 20222
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 50.3 129.7 761.6 254.2 1,195.7 74.3 114.5 569.8 220.5 979.1 145.6 155.9 1,099.2 261.7 1,662.4 188.8 216.4 913.5 261.7 1,580.4
Nova Scotia 37.9 21.3 43.1 39.7 142.0 26.3 31.7 32.9 22.3 113.2 50.2 31.9 51.8 22.7 156.6 40.4 24.6 26.5 22.7 114.2
New Brunswick 12.7 12.0 6.2 9.5 40.4 14.1 1.3 3.1 5.4 23.9 21.1 1.1 41.6 3.7 67.5 27.4 2.5 4.8 3.7 38.5
Quebec 503.2 755.0 1,039.6 680.2 2,978.0 534.0 801.9 891.8 593.0 2,820.6 964.5 886.7 1,537.7 539.2 3,928.1 806.5 1,062.3 1,778.9 539.2 4,187.0
Ontario 523.2 820.0 1,411.4 850.0 3,604.8 566.2 675.1 1,628.6 692.1 3,561.9 877.8 601.5 1,799.1 558.0 3,836.4 911.9 722.3 2,531.0 558.0 4,723.2
Manitoba 77.5 149.2 43.2 87.3 357.2 61.7 92.7 147.5 121.8 423.7 120.3 90.8 225.1 131.4 567.7 154.6 108.7 292.2 131.4 686.9
Saskatchewan 277.5 566.6 1,637.3 428.3 2,909.6 158.5 621.3 1,450.1 344.0 2,573.9 269.2 445.7 1,640.9 250.8 2,606.6 362.8 451.3 2,507.6 250.8 3,572.5
Alberta 53.2 24.7 286.5 132.3 496.8 46.6 2.8 61.4 53.6 164.4 25.9 0.8 27.1 3.4 57.2 26.4 0.5 24.9 3.4 55.2
British Columbia 388.7 75.8 982.7 844.0 2,291.2 513.5 55.1 856.5 745.4 2,170.4 813.0 91.5 1,054.4 841.4 2,800.2 851.9 178.1 1,398.8 841.4 3,270.1
Yukon 166.2 16.1 203.6 12.0 398.0 83.6 44.8 27.8 14.6 170.8 135.1 36.6 68.9 59.0 299.6 157.9 57.0 97.3 59.0 371.2
Northwest Territories 79.8 40.1 175.9 194.8 490.6 41.9 17.2 90.2 247.7 397.0 68.1 25.0 71.4 105.3 269.8 69.4 27.2 62.3 105.3 264.2
Nunavut 116.4 434.1 742.7 192.1 1,485.3 70.7 360.3 311.5 224.5 967.1 149.2 368.3 420.5 290.8 1,228.7 143.2 462.2 290.7 290.8 1,186.9
Canada 2,286.5 3,044.8 7,333.9 3,724.4 16,389.6 2,191.4 2,818.5 6,071.2 3,285.0 14,366.1 3,640.0 2,735.7 8,037.8 3,067.3 17,480.8 3,741.3 3,313.1 9,928.5 3,067.3 20,050.1



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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.