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Here, you can access to the 2016 Kuujjuaq Mining Workshop's presentations :

 

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

8:30 - 9:00     Registration of delegates
9:00 - 9:30     Opening words, welcoming prayer, introduction

                      Tunu Napartuk, Mayor - Kuujjuaq

                      Jobie Tukkiapik, President - Makivik Corporation

                      Jennifer Munick, Chairperson - Kativik Regional Government

Session 1 - Nunavik Region Development

9:30 - 9:50      Mining in Nunavik and Nunavik Inuit Enterprises sector

                       Andy Moorhouse, VP, Economic Development - Makivik Corporation

9:50 - 9:55       A word from Robert Giguère - Director, Géologie Québec

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11:15 - 11:40   Mining activities in Nunatsiavut: Opportunities and challenges

                       J.-S. Boutet, Mining analyst, Lands and Natural Resources - Nunatsiavut Government

11:40 - 12:00   Cooperative business development model - FCNQ (available on their website)

                       C. Sokchiveneath, Senior Manager, Economic development - Fédération des coopératives du                                     Nouveau-Québec (FCNQ)

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Session 2 - Current mining and advanced exploration projects

13:30 - 13:55   Update on the Strange Lake project (presentation non-available)

                       Dirk Naumann, President - Quest Rare Minerals Ltd

13:55 - 14:20   The Ashram Project - An Update

                       Darren Smith, Ashram Project Manager – Commerce Resources Corp.

14:20 - 14:45   DSO project

                       Coco Calderhead, Community Affairs - Tata Steel Minerals Canada

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15:20 - 15:45   West Raglan and Qiqavik project

                       Alger St-Jean, Director - True North Nickel (TNN)

15:45 - 16:10   Kan project

                       Éva Roy-Vigneault, Responsible, Sustainable Development - Osisko Exploration James Bay

16:10 - 16:35   Deception Bay loading facilities - Mine rescue training

                       Gail Amyot, Environmental Specialist - Canadian Royalties inc.

16:50 - 18:00   Tender & Procurement processes - Raglan mine in Conference Room

                       Christian Simard, Director, Administrative Services - Raglan Mine

16:50 - 18:00   Makivik film - ᓇᐸᒍᓐᓇᕐᑯᓪᓗᓯ - So that you can stand (Video non-available)

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Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Session 3 - Initiatives and programs

9:00 - 9:25       True North Treasure Initiative

                        F. Lessard, Administrator Economic Development - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

9:25 - 9:50        Kautaapikkut Strategic Employment/Training Table

                        Rob Nixon, Senior Associate - Universalia

10:55 - 11:20    A guide to hazardous waste management for the mining industry

                        Benoit Dion, Director, Northern Projects - Avataani Environmental Services Inc.

12:00 - 13:30    Lunch at the Katittavik Town Hall

Session 4 - Mining Business Development in Nunavik

13:30 - 13:55    Establishment of business partnerships in the mining sector

                        Jean-Claude Dostie, Director – Waska Resources

13:55 - 14:20    Mining Economies, Mining Families: Extractive Industries and Human Development in the                               Eastern Subarctic

                       Stephan Schott - Carlton University and Research Group Arctic Net

14:20 - 14:45   Englobe - Nayumivik partnership

                       George Berthe, President - Nayumivik Landholding Corporation

                       Eric Thomassin-Lacroix, General Manager - Englobe

15:25 - 15:50   Plan Nord after Year 1 - Accomplishments, Challenges and Opportunities

                       Stéphane Asselin, Executive Vice President, Infrastructure, Environnement and Economic                              Development - Société du Plan Nord

16:00 - 18:00   Discussion panel - Nunavik Entrepreneurship

   Participants:  Charlie Watt - Avataa Exploration & Logistics

                       Dave Forrest - TIVI

                       Peter Duncan - Nunavik Rotors

                       Dennis Lock - Nunavik Construction

                       Lucasi Tukirqi - Nuvumiut, Kangirsujuaq

     Moderator:  Rob Nixon, Senior Associate - Universalia

18:00 - 20:00   5 @ 7 Networking at Nuna Golf - Hosted by Nunavik Construction and Avataa Exploration &                            Logistics Inc.

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Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Session 5 - Nunavik mining & Research projects

9:00 - 9:25     GEM2- Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals : Global portrait and Energy aspect of Hudson                            Ungava Project

                      Réjean Couture, Subdivision Head - Natural Resources Canada (RNCan/NRCan)

9:25 - 9:50      GEM2- Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals : Hudson Ungava Project Fieldwork Results (with                        MERN collaboration)

                      David Corrigan, Research scientist - Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) - Natural Resources                         Canada (RNCan/NRCan)

9:50 - 10:15    Geoscientific Surveys Carried out in Nunavik

                      Robert Giguère - Director, Géologie Québec

10:55 - 11:30   First wind turbine with energy storage in the Artic

                       Jean-François Verret, Director, Project and Exploration – Raglan Mine

11:30 - 12:00   Closing remarks - Conclusion

Special meeting for Nunavik delegates

       13:30        Special meeting on concerns of the Nunavummiut in regards to the development of the                                mineral industry

                       Robert Giguère, Director General, Géologie Québec - Minister of Energy & natural Resources

 

Thank you for your participation, we hope to see you next year!

 

AGENDA

Guest List

Thank you to the Nunavik delegate who attended the special meeting. You may consult the following documents regarding this meeting:

Agenda - English

Invitation - Inuktitut

Invitation - English

Invitation - French

 

Information regarding sponsorship opportunities is also available here.

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