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1 Mine Remediation Training and Employment CRTOC Nunavut Mining Symposium April 2012 Wayne Ingham WESA Inc.

2 Presentation Outline CRTOC and ECO Canada Program Objectives Partners, Projects, Trainees and Employment Training and Employment Opportunities Challenges and Successes Acknowledgements

3 Contaminants Remediation Training Organization of Canada (CRTOC)

4 Origins of CRTOC ECO Canada -created in 1992 -Environmental Careers Organization of Canada -Part of Canada’s Sector Council Program for the environment. -Goal to ensure the prosperity of the environmental sector by working with environmental students, educators, professionals, and employers. -Committed to increasing Aboriginal employment in the environmental sector.

5 Origins of CRTOC 2009 - ECO Canada partners: -Aboriginal organizations, post-secondary institutions, and private sector businesses; -proposal to Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) -Aboriginal employment by providing training opportunities within the contaminant remediation sector. June 2010 – CRTOC: -“Caring for the Land” project -HRSDC’s Aboriginal Skills and Employment Partnership Program (ASEP), -federally incorporated, not-for-profit organization, -$12 Million in funding. -matching funds provided by partner organizations.

6 Objectives of CRTOC The CRTOC “Caring for the Land” project is designed to: Enhance the employability of Aboriginal candidates through participation in skills development training programs; Place Aboriginal candidates who successfully complete training with employers in the contaminated sites sectors; Train, in partnership with industry, 600 Aboriginal people in contaminated site assessment, remediation, and monitoring over the two fiscal years (2010–2012); Increase the number of Aboriginal people employed in contaminant site assessment, remediation and monitoring by 400 over the two fiscal years; and Strengthen partnerships between industry, governments, communities, and training providers

7 Board Members The six-member Board of Directors for 2011–2012 included the following active members as of August 16, 2011: Ed Norrena, Chair – President and CEO, EDGE Environmental Consulting Limited, representing ECO Canada; Jim Malick, Vice Chair – Executive Vice President and Director, SLR Consulting, representing Industry; Vince Halushka, Secretary Treasurer – Director, Det'on Cho Training and Conference Centre, representing the Aboriginal partners; Sascha Weber – Executive Director, Yukon Mine Training Association, representing the Aboriginal partners; Wayne Ingham – Director/Principal, Branch Manager, WESA Incorporated, representing Industry; and Lorrie Gowen – Manager, Continuing Education and Industry Training, Northwest Community College, representing Education.

8 CRTOC Calgary Team Eleanor Gallant (Director) Leanne Barham (Manager Client Services) Ariel Bryant (Client Relations Coordinator) Grace Kang (Client Relations Coordinator) Graham Dell (Manager of Accounting) Job Coaches Candy Brown: NT Job Coach Michelle Reese: primary job coach in NV, ON, and QU Cara Riendeau: primary job coach in MB and SK Shelly McDonald: primary job coach in YK Cameron Tremblay: primary job coach for AB and BC 8 Team Members

9 Advisory Partners Partner TypeOrganizationName Aboriginal OrganizationDet’on Cho Training and Conference Centre Vince Halushka Aboriginal OrganizationKitikmeot Economic Development Council Rob Gunn Aboriginal OrganizationNorthwest Territories Mine Training Society Hilary Jones Aboriginal OrganizationYukon Mine Training Association Sascha Weber EducationInternational Union of Operating Engineers Allan Bruce and Derm Cain EducationNorthwest Community College Lorrie Gowen EducationNunavut Arctic CollegeMike Shouldice EducationOperating Engineers Training Institute of Ontario Harold McBride and Carla St. Louis EducationAurora CollegeKerry Robinson EducationQikiqtaaluk LogisticsHarry Flaherty EducationQikiqtani Employment and Training Consortium Philippe Chevalier

10 Advisory Partners Cont. Partner TypeOrganizationName EducationYukon CollegeLarry Gray and Shelagh Rowes IndustryAMEC Earth & Enviornmental Bill Borland IndustryGolder and Associates Ltd.Grant Clarke IndustrySNC Lavalin Inc.Stephen Lindley IndustryF.& M. Management Ltd.Faramarz Bogzaran IndustrySLR Consulting (Canada) Ltd. Jim Malick IndustryWESA Inc.Wayne Ingham IndustryStantecNick Lawson Sector CouncilECO Canada Board of Directors Ed Norrena Sector CouncilECO CanadaGrant Trump

11 Locations of Projects Yukon – 7 Northwest Territories – 13 Nunavut – 5 Alberta – 3 British Columbia – 5 Saskatchewan – 3 Manitoba – 3 Ontario – 6

12 Project Map

13 Projects PartnerProgramType of Training Aboriginal Engineering Ltd. Mine Site Remediation Safety, HEO Aboriginal Engineering Ltd. Tundra Mines Project Management & Admin, Mine-related training, Environmental, HEO Det’on Cho Training Centre Multiple Projects Safety, HEO, Environmental Det’on Cho Training Centre Camp Cook Mine related training Det’on Cho Training Centre Geotechnical Material Geotechnical Material Engineering Technician Yukon Mine Training Association Caring for the Land BEAHR Environmental Site Assessment Assistant Yukon Mine Training Association Tr’ondek Hwech’in HEO Safety, HEO Champagne & Aishinik First Nation BEAHR Environmental Site Assessment BEAHR Environmental Site Assessment Assistant Northern Safety Network Yukon HEO Training Mine-related HEO

14 Projects Cont. PartnerProgramType of Training Northern Safety Network Yukon HEO Training Mine-related HEO Northern Safety Network Yukon HEO Training Mine-related training, HEO Inuvialuit Land Administration Camp Centroid Safety, Hazardous waste removal Inuvialuit Land Administration Tuktoyaktuk Landfill Safety, Hazardous waste removal Inuvialuit Land Administration Beaufort Delta Camps Safety, Hazardous waste removal Ta’an Kwäch’än CouncilBEAHR Environmental Monitor BEAHR Environmental Monitor training Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation UXO Technician Level I UXO certification and training CH2M HILLFormer Camp Ipperwash UXO Investigation On-the-job UXO training CH2M HILLUXO Intrusive Investigation UXO training

15 Projects Cont. PartnerProgramType of Training Keewatin Tribal CouncilBEAHR Solid Wastes Coordinator Tseycum First NationsHEO Training HEO Tseycum First NationsBeach Nourishment Envrionmental Techi?q Ltd.Surveyor Assistant Land Surveyor Assistant training Techi?q Ltd.Kitchen Helper Remote camp related training – camp cook Sto:loEnvironmental Professional Certificate Environmental Professional Certificate Designation Tribal Chief VenturesEnvironmental Stewardship BEAHR Environmental Monitoring, Environmental Stewardship Indigenous VisionsBEAHR Environmental Monitor HAZCOOrphaned Mines HEO

16 Projects Cont. PartnerProgramType of Training HAZCOImpacted Lands HEO Quantum Murray LPArticulated Rock Truck HEO Quantum Murray LPGunnar Mine HEO Neskonlith Indian BandFirst Nation Site Remediation Safety, GIS & GPS, Environmental Monitoring Laxgalts’ap Village Government BEAHR Core Module CCS CorporationIntro to HEO & Tailings Pond Reclamation Safety, HEO CCS CorporationIntro to HEO & Tailings Pond Reclamation (Cont.) Safety, HEO Prince Albert Grand Council Asbestos, Radiation, and First Aid Safety, Asbestos Abatement, Radiation Protection Kitnuna Projects Inc.HEO & Safety Safety, HEO

17 Projects Cont. PartnerProgramType of Training WESA Inc.Environmental Remediation and Monitoring Assistant Safety, Environmental SanexenIntro to Environmental Site Assessment Safety, BEAHR, HEO, On- the-job HEO AMEC Earth & Environmental Chief T’selehye School – Hazardous Materials Safety, Asbestos Abatement Tulita Land CorporationTulita Training Project 2011 Safety training Qikiqtalluk LogisticsCape Dyer Environmental Remediation HEO, Equipment Mechanics Alexander First NationsBEAHR Environmental Monitoring Hamlet of ArviatArviat Diamond Driller HEO, Diamond Driller Operating Engineers Training Institute of Ontario HEO Course HEO Agnico-Eagle MiningHEO Training HEO Kivalliq Mine Training Society Youth In Mining HEO

18 Project Status As of March 27, 2012 Number of Projects Approved48 – 3 dropped out Number of Projects45 Number of Completed Training and Invoice Process 45 Number Still Active – Training and/or Ongoing Invoicing 0

19 Training Areas Project Management and Administration Contaminated Mine Site-Related Training Construction Foreman Camp Cooking Camp Cleaning Kitchen Helper Traffic Control Winter Road Construction Heavy Equipment Operation (HEO) Haul Truck Articulated Rock Truck Excavator Loader Backhoe Dozer Blasting Crusher Drill training including Diamond Driller Helper

20 Training Areas. Environmental BEAHR Training Programs Contaminated Sites Remediation Coordinator Solid Waste Coordinator Environmental Monitoring Coordinator (Research and Regulatory) Environmental Site Assessment Assistant Local Environmental Coordinator Land Use Planning Coordinator Environmental Sampling Assistant Water Sampling and Treatment Air Quality Testing Asbestos Abatement GIS/GPS Training Surveyor Assistant Training

21 Training Areas Geotechnical Material Engineering Technician Ecoblast Safety Training Ground Disturbance Fall Protection WHMIS Transportation of Dangerous Goods H2S Alive HAZWOPER Standard First Aid Zoom Boom Training

22 Successes ASEP Agreement Target Results ASEP Agreement Targets Status Targets for Project Duration Results to March 20, 2012 Percentage by Which Targets Exceeded Individuals Assessed 7001118159.8% Individuals Trained600789131.5% Individuals Employed 400466116.5% Interventions4002643660.8%

23 Challenges Project location distribution Limited season Secure employment Skill assurances Employment tracking Administration Schedule

24 Acknowledgements HRDC ASEP ECO Canada and Staff CRTOC Board and Partners Employers NMS Organizers and Sponsors

25 Thank you

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