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Table 27 - Exploration Plus Deposit Appraisal Expenditures1, by Province and Territory, 2012 - 2015 Annual and 20163 Revised Spending Intentions2

Province / Territory 2012 2013 2014 2015 20163
($ millions) (%) ($ millions) (%) ($ millions) (%) ($ millions) (%) ($ millions) (%)
Newfoundland and Labrador 199.9 5.2 117.2 5.0 80.7 4.0 47.4 2.6 20.3 1.4
Nova Scotia 14.6 0.4 12.3 0.5 7.0 0.3 10.1 0.5 6.8 0.5
New Brunswick 28.0 0.7 27.6 1.2 29.0 1.4 8.6 0.5 7.7 0.5
Quebec 620.7 16.0 381.8 16.2 317.4 15.7 259.5 14.1 241.2 16.5
Ontario 961.5 24.8 562.0 23.9 468.1 23.2 440.2 23.9 394.8 26.9
Manitoba 105.6 2.7 61.4 2.6 28.0 1.4 46.9 2.5 55.1 3.8
Saskatchewan 411.1 10.6 221.7 9.4 245.2 12.2 257.0 13.9 256.8 17.5
Alberta 35.2 0.9 38.9 1.7 26.1 1.3 18.5 1.0 19.3 1.3
British Columbia 734.1 18.9 493.0 21.0 448.9 22.3 346.3 18.8 205.9 14.0
Yukon 233.2 6.0 100.6 4.3 107.1 5.3 92.2 5.0 82.6 5.6
Northwest Territories 108.7 2.8 77.9 3.3 101.7 5.0 100.9 5.5 53.0 3.6
Nunavut 422.5 10.9 257.6 11.0 158.0 7.8 215.0 11.7 122.1 8.3
Total 3,875.1 100.0 2,352.0 100.0 2,017.4 100.0 1,842.4 100.0 1,465.7 100.0



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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