The objective of this survey is to provide an accurate picture of mining activity in Québec so that the government can adopt the most appropriate measures to support this sector.
Frequently asked questions
The Institut de la statistique du Québec, also known as Statistique Québec, is a government agency whose mission is to produce, analyze and disseminate official, objective and quality statistics on various aspects of Québec society.
To participate in the survey, you simply have to:
- access the questionnaire at the following Web address: statistique.quebec.ca/web2/mine4ae;
- enter your identifier;
- create a password; and
- complete the online questionnaire.
If necessary, you can exit the questionnaire and return to finish it at a more convenient time.
Make sure you correctly entered your identifier, without any spaces before or after.
You can contact Statistique Québec by telephone at 1-800-561-0213, ext. 3507, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please mention the name of the survey indicated in the invitation letter or the e-mail you received, as well as your name and contact information. We will respond to your request within 24 hours during our office hours, Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
The survey covers all establishments in the following industries of the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS):
- Peat extraction (NAICS 212397)
Yes. Given the importance of the survey results, your participation is mandatory in accordance with the Québec Mining Act (chapter M-13.1, sections 221 and 222). Under this Act, any person receiving a request for information to which a reply is mandatory must provide the information requested by the prescribed deadline and in the prescribed format.
You can view the Act on Publications Québec’s website.
The Act respecting the Institut de la statistique du Québec guarantees that the information you provide will be kept confidential and will only be used for statistical purposes. All Statistique Québec employees have taken an oath before a commissioner and are bound to maintain the secrecy and confidentiality of the data they collect.
Under the delegation agreement for the Programme des statistiques minières du Québec signed with the Ministère de l’Énergie et des Ressources naturelles (MERN), the information you provide will be shared with them. They will also be shared with Natural Resources Canada and Statistics Canada. You can take part in the survey with the knowledge that the information you provide will only be used for statistical purposes. This is guaranteed under the Québec Mining Act.
You can call Statistique Québec toll-free at 1-800-561-0213.
For more information about the survey, please contact the Direction de la gestion de la collecte by e-mail at email@example.com or by telephone (toll-free) at 1-800-561-0213, ext. 3507. You can reach us Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.