Aboriginal Peoples in Mining

Aboriginal peoples comprise 6 % of the mining sector - making it the largest private sector employer of Aboriginal peoples in Canada.

From finding innovative ways to work with Aboriginal communities – to enhancing opportunities for challenge, growth and success in a variety of career paths, attracting and retaining more Aboriginal peoples in the mining industry will require a combination of solutions. Below are links highlighting MiHR’s programs and resources related to Aboriginal inclusion in mining.

Aboriginal woman electrician examining a hand held radio

There is strong interest among employers to build on the current momentum of Aboriginal representation within mining. 

Training Programs and Resources

Research and Publications