Workshop A — CI’s Forum on Advancing a Remediation Economy – A Complete Guide to Mine Reclamation, Building Capacity, Procurement and Balancing Environmental Responsibility

Mar 21, 2023 9:00am – 12:30pm

Rasel Hossain
Director, Contaminants and Remediation Division, Northwest Territories Region
Crown Indigenous Relations & Northern Affairs Canada

(registration at 8:30am)

This workshop will explore how mining closure may benefit future or ongoing social and economic opportunities in the North.

Part 1

  • Mineral Economy 101 – What You Need to Know
  • Exploration Opportunities
  • Regulatory drivers

Part 2

  • Community engagement opportunities
  • Training needs

Part 3

  • Developing a socio-economic strategy – Gwichin and Inuvialuit Strategies
  • Procurement strategy and procurement tools

Part 4

  • Snapshot on how diamond mines can bolster infrastructure and economic development
  • Discussion of how mining is evolving and the role it plays in infrastructure and capacity building

*Workshop is offered in-person only