There are more than 1322 gold mines in operation globally, of which 127 are in Canada, according to GlobalData’s mines and projects database. The following are the five largest gold mines by production in Canada in 2022, according to GlobalData’s mining database, which tracks more than 33,000 mines and projects from early exploration to closure across more than 150 countries and over 100 commodities. Buy the latest mine-site profiles here.

1. Canadian Malartic Mine

The Canadian Malartic Mine is a surface mine located in Quebec. It is owned by Yamana Gold and produced an estimated 647.89 thousand ounces of gold in 2022. The mine will operate until 2039. Buy the profile here.

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2. Detour Lake Project

Located in Ontario, the Detour Lake Project is owned by Agnico Eagle Mines. The surface mine produced an estimated 628.59 thousand ounces of gold in 2022. The mine will operate until 2053. Buy the profile here.

3. Meadowbank Complex

The Meadowbank Complex is located in Nunavut. It is owned by Agnico Eagle Mines and produced an estimated 372.61 thousand ounces of gold in 2022. The mine will operate until 2027. Buy the profile here.

4. Meliadine Project

The Meliadine Project, owned by Agnico Eagle Mines, is a surface and underground mine located in Nunavut. The mine produced an estimated 359.3 thousand ounces of gold in 2022. The mine will operate until 2032. Buy the profile here.

5. Brucejack Project

Owned by Newcrest Mining, the Brucejack Project is an underground mine located in British Columbia. It produced an estimated 298.39 thousand ounces of gold in 2022. The mine will operate until 2035. Buy the profile here.

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GlobalData’s Mining Intelligence Center tracks production, consumption, imports and exports of 17 key commodities across 60 countries, whilst its Mines & Projects Database tracks over 30,000 mines and projects with 200+ data fields for each, including production, operating costs, equipment and key mine-site contacts.