Baffinland partners to launch Inuit training program
November 15, 2017
Baffinland is proud to announce it has partnered with the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA), the Government of Canada, the Government of Nunavut, and Kakivak, to launch the QIA-led Qikiqtani Skills and Training for Employment Partnership (Q-STEP) Project.
One of the main objectives of the Q-STEP Project is to increase Inuit employment at the Mary River Mine. The 19-million-dollar project will focus on equipping Inuit with the skills and training they need for a career in mining. This includes Work Readiness training, heavy equipment training, a new apprenticeship program, and more.
For more information on the Q-STEP Project, visit QIA’s website to view the full news release.