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Indigenous Stories

MAC and its members are global leaders in the advancement of Indigenous relations and participation in mining. As proportionally the largest private sector employer of Indigenous peoples in Canada, a leading customer of Indigenous businesses through the mining supply chain, and with 490 active agreements in place across Canada, mutually beneficial relationships are delivering tangible benefits directly to communities while accelerating Indigenous economic Reconciliation. Innovative partnerships are deepening collaboration in key areas, such as environmental management, where the integration of Indigenous traditional knowledge is enriching and improving the effectiveness of existing practices and approaches. 

Cameco / Cannorth

Supporting Indigenous businesses makes our business better. Canada North Environmental Services (CanNorth) is an Indigenous-owned company. CanNorth was established through the support of Cameco and …

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Dominion Diamond / Caribou Mitigation Strategy

Indigenous Traditional Knowledge enriches our environmental stewardship Dominion Diamond partners with Indigenous groups to protect caribou near its Ekati mine in the Northwest Territories. The …

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Dominion Diamond / Traditional Knowledge Elders Group

Indigenous Traditional Knowledge is transforming how we mine At Dominion Diamond’s Ekati mine in the Northwest Territories, located just 200 kilometres south of the Arctic …

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Glencore / Tamatumani

Empowering Aboriginal Women…Inspiring the Next Generation Through the Tamatumani program, Vicki Amidlak became the first Inuit woman to work as an underground miner at Glencore’s …

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Indigenous Women are Leading the Way

Environmental scientist Rochelle Young was raised in Fort McMurray. Of Métis heritage, she first joined Syncrude Canada Ltd. in May 2001 as a co-op student. …

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Suncor / East Tank Farm Development

Innovative and collaborative spirit is securing benefits for generations to come In 2017, Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) and Mikisew Cree First Nation (MCFN) completed …

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