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Education, Quebec How to break the glass ceiling

A recent surge for job opportunities forced one women to evaluate why more women aren’t getting involved.

by Breanne Massey
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Education, Ontario York University launches world’s first MBA with a mining specialization

York University announced a new masters of business (MBA) degree program with a specialization in mining.

by Breanne Massey
Lukas Vanderlip examines rocks at the Big Little Science Centre last week.
Education, British Columbia Mining Day in Kamloops

Kamloops Exploration Group and Canadian Institute of Mining created a partnership for a lecture series two years ago, and now, they’ll be hosting Mining Day.

by Breanne Massey
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Education, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia Making mining accessible

Julie Dormer is the outreach co-ordinator for the Kamloops Exploration Group, an association that promotes mining, earth sciences and mineral exploration.

by Lisa Crane
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Education, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia School of rocks

This year's Minerals South Conference facilitated a Junior Miners Program in Kimberley for grade one to three students of Lindsay Park Elementary School.

by Lisa Crane
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Education, First Nations, Mines, British Columbia On track to deal with a looming labour shortage

Mining is booming and a labour shortage is looming—but a B.C. task force is on the case.

by Karen Kornelsen
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Education, Mines, British Columbia Targeted training for the mining industry

Simply put, there's a worldwide shortage of mining professionals. UBC's certificate program in mining studies is attempting to ease the HR crunch.

by Maureen McEwan
Trainees with MTS's Underground Mining Program utilize a $1.5 million simulator.
Education, First Nations, Northwest Territories Training miners for Canada’s North

Yellowknife's Mine Training Society attempts to balance of the needs of workers and the mines.

by Gail Jansen
Before picture taken of Vale's regreening project of slag piles off Big Nickel Road near their Copper Cliff operations
Education, Mines, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Ontario From moonscape to greenscape

The Vale Living with Lakes Centre in Sudbury, Ontario, has brought environmental success to a whole new level.

by Karen Kornelsen
Education, Minerals, British Columbia Going deep with education

The East Kootenay Chamber of Mines is hosting over 200 delegates for the 7th Annual Minerals South Conference in Kimberley, B.C., November 15 to 17, 2011.

by Dan Williams
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Education, British Columbia Ensuring the next generation

Innovative programs, such as Yes 2 It and Project Heavy Duty, get people familiar with trades careers from an early age.

by Glynis Fediuk
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Education, Northwest Territories Jobs growing in the North

The resource sector is roaring back into production in the Northwest Territories—and companies are looking for skilled workers to keep operations running.

by Trevor Crawley
A group of people wearing hard hats and coveralls stand overlooking Teck's smelter operations
Education, British Columbia The elements of education

In May, Trail hosted the 2010 Zinc College. With Teck Metals Ltd.'s lead-zinc smelter being located in Trail, hosting the weeklong conference was a natural fit.

by Tanya Laing Gahr

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