Part 3: Lithium on the prairies – Mining in Saskatchewan

The focus on lithium extraction in Saskatchewan is of the salt brine variety in southern Saskatchewan, near Torquay.

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Part 3: Lithium on the prairies – Mining in Saskatchewan

The focus on lithium extraction in Saskatchewan is of the salt brine variety in southern Saskatchewan, near Torquay.

Part 2: Lithium on the Prairies – What’s happening in Manitoba?

Manitoba is home to the only currently active lithium mine in Canada, the Tantalum Mining Corporation of Canada.

The road from Wekusko to Snow Lake

The train rhythmically clicked its way from Winnipeg, on through Dauphin, Swan River, The Pas and finally, we arrived at Wekusko.

Will lithium mining create an economic boom for the Prairies?

Lithium is needed to make batteries for electric vehicles, and we have the element in abundance in the Prairies.

Part 1: Lithium on the prairies – the latest boom for Snow Lake?

The small mining town of Snow Lake in northern Manitoba, about 200 km east of Flin Flon, has had its share of booms and busts. Lithium is the newest resource promising to put the town back on the proverbial map.

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