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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|

Open Letter to the Community

June 21, 2021 From our start in 2013, North Coal has focused on solving the most important challenges facing new mine development, especially impacts we now understand from a long history of coal mining in the Elk Valley. We do this by working collaboratively, responsively, and transparently with communities and residents, Indigenous Nations, and all levels of government at every step of the journey. We live here too, and we care deeply about the water, land, air, and wildlife around us. We do this work because it helps us build strong and innovative solutions to the most pressing problems, [...]

2021-06-21T14:42:39-06:00June 21st, 2021|
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