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By A.J. Roan
Mining News 

Canada's long-forgotten lithium province

With a demand crisis dependent on a single element, Northwest Territories has waited long enough for its time North of 60 Mining News – October 6, 2023

 

Last updated 10/19/2023 at 3:06pm

Li-FT geologist standing atop pegmatite outcrop at Yellowknife Lithium project.

Li-FT Power Ltd.

A Li-FT Power geologist explores Fi Main, one of the lithium-enriched pegmatite dykes on the company's Yellowknife Lithium project in Northwest Territories.

Like many other northern regions, Canada's North was settled because of its mineral resources. When the Canadian Dominion Government first purchased its arctic regions from the British Crown in the late 1800s, the Northwest Territories was seen as a vast stretch of cold, inhospitable land and was thus largely ignored at the time. However, due to the Klondike Gold Rush, the future of these north...



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