Attracting the Indigenous Workforce into the Mining Industry – Webinar organized by DIAC

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by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2023182 Views

Credit: Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum

This webinar took place on August 25, 2023, and was hosted by Miriam Clark (Vice President of Global Strategy and Business Growth at Okane Consultants). This webinar was organized by CIM’s Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee.

Speakers include:

-Freda Campbell, Community Relations Director at Skeena Resources Limited.
-Erinn Mah, Senior Lead of Indigenous Relations at Teck Resources Limited.

Webinar description:

The mining industry is experiencing a shortage of skilled workers, and the rapidly growing Indigenous youth population represents an untapped labor force that can help meet this demand. Attracting and retaining more Indigenous peoples in the mining industry will require a combination of solutions – from finding innovative ways to reflect cultural norms of various Indigenous communities – to enhancing opportunities for challenge, growth and success in a variety of career paths.

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