Throughout 2018 CIM Magazine will feature the stories and experiences – both the good and the bad – of women, Indigenous people and people of colour working in the mining industry through a series of Q&As, columns and stories reporting on issues of importance to them. Do you have an idea for a story we should cover, or a person we should talk to? Reach out: krolfe@cim.org

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“We have been able to train our eyes to not see it”
PDAC award-winning consultant Lana Eagle wants mining companies to understand the history of residential schools


Saskatchewan minerals institute funds five projects to increase diversity in mining
Saskatchewan Mining Association, University of Saskatchewan College of Engineering among the winners of $1-million diversity and inclusion challenge


The tightrope between two worlds
Martha Manuel is building partnerships with First Nations at New Gold’s B.C. operations, but this often means walking a fine line between the cultural beliefs she’s been raised with and the industry she works in 


The future of mining foretold
Mining engineering student and Disrupt Mining judge Veronica Knott is one to watch 


Mining's #MeToo movement
Me Too Mining draws attention to harassment and sexual violence in mining


Clothing as culture
Covergalls founder Alicia Woods wants women to feel they belong in the industry


Invention born of necessity
Engineer Theresa Nyabeze takes a do-it-yourself approach to diversity


First female mine rescue team fundraising to attend international competition
Canada's "Diamonds in the Rough" will be the first ever all-female team to attend International Mines Rescue Competition 


Staking out a new career
Liane Boyer turned to prospecting for the flexibility to raise a family, and the thrill of the chase


Networking events a challenge for new mothers looking to participate, organizers trying to include them
Industry conferences attempt to keep up with needs of young mothers, but struggle with liability, cost of offering on-site childcare


Mining companies adopt flexible work policies to accommodate new mothers
"People are going to start demanding those things": women say flexibility is necessary in returning to work after childbirth 


The relationship builder
Noront vice-president Glenn Nolan is navigating the complicated relationships of the Ring of Fire