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Table 27 - Exploration Plus Deposit Appraisal Expenditures1, by Province and Territory, 2013 - 20162 Annual and 2017 Revised Spending Intentions3

Province / Territory 2013 2014 2015 2016 20173
($ millions) (%) ($ millions) (%) ($ millions) (%) ($ millions) (%) ($ millions) (%)
Newfoundland and Labrador 117.2 5.0 80.7 4.0 47.4 2.6 25.4 1.6 34.2 1.7
Nova Scotia 12.3 0.5 7.0 0.3 10.1 0.5 5.3 0.3 4.8 0.2
New Brunswick 27.6 1.2 29.0 1.4 8.6 0.5 14.2 0.9 15.0 0.7
Quebec 381.8 16.2 317.4 15.7 259.5 14.1 297.4 18.3 539.3 27.0
Ontario 562.0 23.9 468.1 23.2 440.2 23.9 394.3 24.2 511.4 25.6
Manitoba 61.4 2.6 28.0 1.4 46.9 2.5 47.3 2.9 45.3 2.3
Saskatchewan 221.7 9.4 245.2 12.2 257.0 13.9 228.7 14.0 181.2 9.1
Alberta 38.9 1.7 26.1 1.3 18.5 1.0 16.7 1.0 26.0 1.3
British Columbia 493.0 21.0 448.9 22.3 346.3 18.8 231.5 14.2 282.3 14.1
Yukon 100.6 4.3 107.1 5.3 92.2 5.0 90.4 5.5 133.4 6.7
Northwest Territories 77.9 3.3 101.7 5.0 100.9 5.5 73.0 4.5 70.9 3.5
Nunavut 257.6 11.0 158.0 7.8 215.0 11.7 204.5 12.6 156.7 7.8
Total 2,352.0 100.0 2,017.4 100.0 1,842.4 100.0 1,628.8 100.0 2,000.5 100.0



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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