Follow Us! Like Our Page!

Agnico Eagle’s mine training program has its critics – CBC

A worker says some Inuit are denied training while southerners jump the queue

May 16, 2019

A worker at Agnico Eagle’s Meadowbank Mine in Nunavut says a training program designed to train Nunavummiut allows southern contractors to rise, while Inuit wait for training.

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. operates the Meadowbank open-pit gold mine, north of Baker Lake and the Meliadine mine near Rankin Inlet.

CBC has agreed not to name the worker, who said he fears reprisal from the company. The man has been an employee with the company for over a decade, and said he has never been suspended.

Read More:

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More