NRCan Organizational Structure

Assistant Deputy Minister Office

Natural Resources Canada
Deputy Minister's Office
Lands and Minerals Sector

Assistant Deputy Minister Office

Employee Listing


The Minerals and Metals Sector (MMS) has the government lead in promoting the responsible development and use of Canada's mineral and metal resources. It is also a leader in the generation and dissemination of knowledge about the Canadian minerals and metals industries. MMS interacts with a wide range of stakeholders, including its industrial and academic partners, environmental groups, Aboriginal peoples, provincial and territorial governments, other federal departments andagencies, and international organizations. It also collaborates with and provides research services to governmental, institutional and industrial clients (from mining to manufacturing) for the development of innovative technologies with economic, environmental and social benefits to Canadians.