Important Tax and Training Measures Advanced in BC Budget 2018


Vancouver, B.C. —  The Mining Suppliers Association of British Columbia (MSABC) supports several tax and training measures in Budget 2018 aimed at attracting investments in exploration and mining as well as preparing our workforce to capitalize on new development opportunities.

Budget 2018 extends the Mining Flow-Through Share Tax Credit for one year, to the end of 2018. “The extension of the Mining Flow-Through Share Tax Credit will help companies raise money for a variety of exploration activities,” said Rodger McLean, Chair of MSABC. “From project planning, equipment transport to finally drilling and testing core samples, B.C. companies that provide supplies and services for mineral exploration and mining activities will benefit from Flow-Through Share investments in 2018.” [...]  READ MORE ➔

BC Mineral Exploration and Mining Industry Welcomes New Government


Vancouver, B.C. — The Association for Mineral Exploration (AME), the Mining Association of BC (MABC) and the Mining Suppliers Association of BC (MSABC) welcome Premier John Horgan; Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Michelle Mungall; and Cabinet, sworn in today.

During the recent election campaign, the three associations collaborated on Vote Mining, a joint advocacy initiative between BC’s mineral exploration and mining associations. The initiative ran throughout the course of the Provincial General Election to raise awareness about the importance of the mineral exploration and mining sector to the provincial economy and to encourage citizens to engage with candidates about issues impacting the BC mining industry. [...]  READ MORE ➔