Information Products

Aboriginal Participation

Natural Resources Canada’s Minerals and Metals Sector develops and distributes a number of information products on Aboriginal participation in exploration and mining.

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Aboriginal Participation in Mining – an information bulletin focusing on common issues related to Aboriginal peoples and communities involved in mining, including environmental practices, business and career opportunities.

Interactive Map of Aboriginal Mining Agreements

Interactive Map of Indigenousl Mining Agreements - provides information on exploration projects and producing mines, the Indigenousl communities signatory to agreements and the types of agreements negotiated.

Exploration and Mining Guide for Aboriginal Communities

Guide to exploration and mining for Aboriginal communities  – provides basic explanations on the mining sequence from exploration to mining closure, including the regulatory process, socio-economic opportunities and successful partnerships.

Trainer's Manual

Trainer’s Manual  –  this guide will help a trainer/teacher deliver information sessions using the Exploration and Mining Guide for Aboriginal Communities as a workbook.

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Our Community…Our Future: Mining and Aboriginal Communities - an informative video explaining the mining sequence in six modules, from geological mapping and surveying and the early stages of exploration to mine closure and site reclamation. Available in 5 languages: English, French, Cree, Oji-Cree and Ojibwa.

Mining Industry Human Resources Guide for Aboriginal Communities

Human Resources Guide to the mining industry for Aboriginal communities – provides an overview of the vast career choices and opportunities, and provides practical information aimed at attracting Aboriginal men, women and youth to seek rewarding careers in the mining industry.

Information Bulletins on Aboriginal Participation in Mining

Partnership Agreements  — fact sheets that highlight leading practices for collaboration between Aboriginal communities or groups and the mining industry.

For more information on Aboriginal participation in mining, visit the Minerals and Metals home page, send an email to info-smm@nrcan-rncan.gc. ca or call 343-292-8683 (613-996-4397 for the hearing impaired).

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