Kucharski on implementing a critical mineral strategy

Adjunct Professor Jeff Kucharski

The federal government has a list of 31 minerals it considers critical to the country’s “sustainable economic success.” With an increasing global demand for minerals like lithium, Canada must have a critical mineral strategy in place, says energy policy expert and Royal Roads Adjunct Prof. Jeff Kucharski in the National Post.

Here is some of what he had to say:

“The government, for its own credibility sake, needs to release that strategy very soon before it starts to spend significant amounts of money,” says Kurcharski.


 “It’s not just a matter of supplying raw materials. It’s actually having a mines-to-manufacturing mindset, where we’re finding and developing mines for the minerals and processing them and then moving them into the manufacturing sector.”

Read the full article in the National Post.