History and Significance of Salt in Canada

CIM Bulletin, 1968

A. D. HUFFMAN, Marketing Manager, Sifto Salt Division, Domtar Chemicals Limited.

This paper covers the major salt deposits of Canada, with a brief summary of the early history of the industry and a more extended outline of progress since the second world war. Both dry mining and solution mining are covered, and the future of salt mining in Canada is discussed.
Keywords: brine, Canada, Canadian, Canadian Brine Limited, Eastern Canada, rock salt, Salt Wells, Windsor, Ontario, Chemicals, Ontario, Plants, Production, Salt, Salts, Wells