News

14
Feb

Susan Craig Nominated as the 2017 WIM Canada Trailblazer Award Winner

Women in Mining Canada (“WIMC”) and its "Trailblazer Award Selection Committee" (“TSC”) are very pleased to announce Susan Craig, P. Geo. as the winner of the 2017 Women in Mining Canada Trailblazer Award. The Women in Mining Canada Trailblazer Award is the first national award in Canada to recognize the achievements of women who have made a significant contribution to
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22
Nov

Trailblazer & Rick Hutson Award Applications are now available for download

The applications and information regarding the Trailblazer, Student Trailblazer & Rick Hutson awards can be found on our main awards page located at the link below. Awards Page

1
Nov

Call for Nominations for the 2017 Trailblazer Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Trailblazer award. Nominations deadline is December 9th, 2016. For more information on the award and the application process please follow the link below. The Deadline Has Been Extended to January 9th, 2017 More Information

28
Oct

Driven by change?

MERIT’s Gender Adviser volunteer position is now available. Read the Roles and Responsibilities! 

27
May

WIM/WiN SK’s Mining Week Networking Event

20160601-Mining Week Networking Event Topic: The Barriers and Challenges Faced by Women in the Canadian Mining Sector When: June 1st , 2016 5:00 – 8:30 PM Location: Saskatoon Club 417 21st St E Saskatoon Speaker: Courtnay Hughes, MASc. Manager, Human Resources Research Women make up nearly half of the Canadian labour force but are underrepresented at only 17% of the

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25
Mar

Move mountains? Easy. Boost diversity? Oof!

Article from Listed Magazine Move mountains? Easy. Boost diversity? Oof! Alex Johnston has seen a dramatic change in the conversations she’s been having about the lack of women leaders in the mining industry. Five or six years ago, when the now former executive director of women’s advocacy group Catalyst Canada would raise the growing global issue with industry executives, the

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9
Feb

Louise Grondin is the 2016 WIM Canada Trailblazer Award Winner

TORONTO – February ●, 2016 – Women in Mining Canada (“WIMC”) and its “Trailblazer Award Selection Committee” (“TSC”) are very pleased to announce Louise Grondin as the winner of the 2016 Women in Mining Canada Trailblazer Award. The Women in Mining Canada Trailblazer Award is the first national award in Canada to recognize the achievements of women who have made

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15
Dec

2016 WIMC Annual General Meeting

The 2016 WIMC Annual General Meeting will be held on January 4th, 2016 at 5 pm EST. On the right you will find a link to the President's letter which is detailing 2015 accomplishments. In order to be participate please sign up as a 2016 member, the link to sign up can be found on the right. President's LetterSign Up
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7
Dec

Women in Mining (UK) announces the launch of the 2016 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining

London, 30 November 2015 - Women in Mining (UK), (“WIM (UK)”) announces the launch of the 2016 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining. Following the success of its 2013 campaign, WIM (UK) launched the global nominations process for this Project in March 2015, as part of its drive to promote and highlight the contribution women make to the industry and
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3
Dec

Webinar Webex For Dentons

Partners at Denton’s, Carole Turcotte and Catherine Wade discussing the changing roles and responsibilities of directors, corporate social responsibilities, liabilities, other statutory responsibilities, indemnities and Directors and Officers liability insurance.