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China, Russia national security concerns inform new minerals strategy: minister

National security concerns were one of the driving factors of the Liberal government's nearly $4 billion critical minerals strategy unveiled on Friday, which aims to position Canada as a global supplier of critical minerals including lithium and cobalt. "The West Block" host Mercedes Stephenson spoke with Minister of Natural Resources Jonathan Wilkinson about how these minerals will power the 21st century and why Canadians should care about this new plan.