Portfolio Tag: gender equity

Publication: Innovation

A Long Road to Gender Equity in Mining

Initiatives Promote Industry-Wide Culture Changes, But Barriers Remain When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responded “Because it’s 2015” to a journalist who asked why it was important that half of his newly appointed cabinet was female, the comment made international headlines. Canada had joined the handful of countries whose leadership was representative of the population itself,... Read more »

Publication: Canadian Mining Magazine

Fostering Gender Inclusive Workplaces

Workplace culture is the distinct combination of behaviour, language and tradition that makes your professional life unique. The culture of any workplace is shaped by its history, management style and policies, in tandem with the design of the physical work environment and the everyday interactions between its people.  Men make up over 80 per cent... Read more »

Publication: mihr.ca

Gender Equity in Mining Works: Case Studies Report 2018

ABSTRACT: Following a successful launch of the pilot program in 2016, the number of active sites who have adopted and/or continue to use Gender Equity in Mining Works (GEM Works) training as increased along with a growing number of Change Agents. To meet the evolving needs of the Canadian minerals and metals sector while ensuring... Read more »