Energy and Mines, Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour , Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat, April 21, 2015 - Bathurst
Investment in mining sector training programs for First Nations
The provincial government has invested $136,000 in two training programs for 23 aboriginal individuals at the Trevali Mining Corp.’s Caribou mine near Bathurst. From left: Terry Richardson, Trevali Mik'Mauq benefits manager; Natural Resources Minister Denis Landry; Environment and Local Government Minister Brian Kenny; Energy and Mines Minister Donald Arseneault; Restigouche West MLA Gilles Lepage; Trevali CEO Mark Cruise and Trevali COO Paul Keller are joined with First Nation students from the Mill Operator program, delivered by CCNB Bathurst, at the mine site. The students are currently undertaking their practicum at the mine before becoming employees with the company.