The Community of Interest Advisory Panel (COI Panel) is an independent multi-stakeholder group that monitors the Mining Association of Canada’s (MAC) Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative’s progress and serves as an external source of knowledge and experience. This executive summary provides a brief account of the meeting held between October 2 and 4, 2017 on the Raglan Mine site in Quebec.
The objectives of the October meeting were to:
- Complete the post‐verification review process for Glencore and Rio Tinto
- To gain an increased understanding about mining in a northern remote area by visiting Glencore’s Raglan Mine in Northern Quebec
- To connect with local communities of interest in Kangiqsujuaq to learn more about key social and environmental issues that matter to communities
- To validate the prioritization of key issues of focus for the COI Panel through the new issues tracking and materiality process