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The mineral industry and Indigenous communities: Canadian and international experiences

DATE
Monday, March 4, 2019
LOCATION
Room 714
This session will identify key issues and partnerships between exploration and mining companies and Indigenous communities. Specifically, panelists will examine experiences and share insights about operating in different political, social and cultural contexts around the world and in Canada. Presentations will explore how companies and communities work together using innovative solutions to address a variety of issues. By exploring experiences of engaging with Indigenous communities in Canada and internationally, this session will highlight some of the unique and common challenges, as well as the opportunities when building relationships and developing partnerships.

This session will feature presentations on community-based monitoring, company-community engagement in Ecuador, and Inuit student apprenticeships in Greenland.
Chair: Dr. Jonathan Fowler, J.A Fowler and Associates Inc.
Time
Session
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The mineral industry and Indigenous communities: Canadian and international experiences

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Leveling the Playing Field; Indigenous communities and mining partnerships: Case studies from Chile and Canada

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

The Shuar Federation of Zamora Chinchipe and Lundin Gold: Engagement and Project Development related to Fruta del Norte

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Greenland School of Minerals & Petroleum: Canadian and international experiences

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