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2020 Sustainability Report

July 10, 2021 (Sparwood, BC) North Coal has released its 2020 Sustainability Report that reports on the company’s environmental, social, and governance performance for the Michel Coal Project following the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards. This is the second report prepared using the GRI Standards and the company’s fourth sustainability report. 2020 brought its own unique set of challenges. Our team quickly implemented safety protocols to keep people healthy. As well, our engagement with Indigenous groups and communities moved to an online, virtual world. While we all rapidly learned to navigate the new landscape, we look forward to meeting [...]

2021-08-06T10:28:13-06:00July 12th, 2021|

Qukin Nukiy Bursary Announced for Ktunaxa Youth

The Qukin Nukiy Bursary is a new program announced by North Coal designed to support Indigenous Youth pursuing post-secondary education opportunities. The bursary is a student-focused program designed to provide financial support to Ktunaxa youth. Along with funding for educational studies, when possible, North Coal will provide co-op opportunities for recipients. There are two bursaries available—one for a student attending college or university and a second for a student completing a trade certificate. Each bursary is worth $5,000. North Coal will work with the bands of the Ktunaxa Nation to distribute the bursary. Qukin Nukiy translates to Raven’s Rock. [...]

2021-07-21T09:53:52-06:00June 25th, 2021|

Landform Design Institute visits with North Coal

North Coal chatted with Mike O'kane from the Landform Design Institute. Mike O'Kane, board director for the Landform Design Institute speaks with North Coal president John Pumphrey and First Nations Coordinator Robert "Stubby" Williams. About the podcast Pandemic podcasting has its merits thanks to videoconferencing tools. But as anyone involved in mining knows, there’s nothing to compare with onsite inspection. So, with some careful social distancing, Mike O’Kane took the Getting Closure podcast to the Elk Valley in southeastern British Columbia for its fifth episode — the first to include a video record — [...]

2021-07-21T09:53:36-06:00June 22nd, 2021|
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