News

18
Jan

Come join us all at the Hart House, University of Toronto, and participate in an exciting panel discussion on “Navigating Challenges and Changes in the Dynamic Mining Industry”

Mining is inherently a risky business, closely following the volatility and associated cyclicity of the commodity market. The mining industry must continuously adapt and implement new technologies and practices, and as such, innovation and resilience are key. Women in Mining University of Toronto is excited to announce our upcoming panel discussion, entitled: ‘Past, Present, and Future: Navigating Challenges and Changes
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18
Dec

WOMEN IN MINING CANADA PDAC 2018 MINING FOR DIVERSITY COCKTAIL AND AWARDS EVENT

The PDAC 2018 Cocktail and Awards Event celebrates diversity and inclusion in the mining and resources industry. Join our lead sponsor, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) women and men from the mining industry on March 6th, 2018 at 16h30 to 18h00, North Building, Level 100 – Hall 105/6, Metro Convention Centre, for an evening of networking, appetizers and cocktails. Awards will

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10
Nov

WOMEN IN MINING CANADA PARTICIPATING IN THE MINERAL SECTOR AND GENDER WORKSHOP IN ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA

Toronto, November 10th, 2017 – Women in Mining Canada (“WIMC”) have been invited by SESMIM (“Strengthening Extractive Sector Management in Mongolia”), under the auspices of Global Affairs Canada) to participate in their conference about “Mineral Sector and Gender”. The Conference will be held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on November 17, 2017. Siri C Genik, WIMC board member and Principal of BRIDGE©

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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 Hudson Award Applications are now available for download

The applications and information regarding the Trailblazer, Student Trailblazer & Rick Hudson 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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