Nunavik stages its big mining meeting

Victoria Gordon, assistant director of programs with the Kativik Regional Government’s department of sustainable development, speaks to the annual Nunavik mining workshop on Wednesday, May 1, in Kuujjuaq, alongside Roxanne Boulay, coordinator with the Kautaapikkut mining strategy. Their presentation highlighted efforts to grow Inuit employment in the region’s mining industry. Currently, 21 per cent of Glencore’s Raglan Mine’s workforce are Inuit, while Canadian Royalties’ Nunavik Nickel’s workforce is eight per cent Inuit. (Photo by Isabelle Dubois)

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