Labrador restoration project receives provincial recognition – Daily Business Buzz

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 2015815 Views

June 08, 2015

The province recognized a Labrador project that works to clean up abandoned mineral exploration sites.

On June 5, the Restoration of Labrador Exploration Sites (ROLES) Inc. was awarded the 2015 Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Award in the community group or organization category.

Kaylen Janes, manager of environmental affairs and community relations with Altius Minerals, and Ernie Ford, Nunatsiavut Government Environmental Officer, accepted the award during a ceremony in St. John’s.

Janes chairs the ROLES board. The project stems from a partnership between the Multi-Materials Stewardship Board (MMSB), the Newfoundland and Labrador Women’s Institute, the provincial and Aboriginal governments as well as numerous businesses. The award recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions in sustaining, protecting and enhancing the environment.

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