Employment program makes an impact on Cowessess FirstNation

By Ryan Kiedrowski Local Journalism Initiative 21/05/2024 23:12 A highly successful pre-employment program geared toward the mining industry is making big waves on one local First Nation. The Canadian Institute of Mining awarded the inaugural CIM Indigenous Partnership Award to Cowessess First Nation and Morris Interactive. The program from Morris Interactive – Digital Transformation in Potash Mining – is eight weeks in duration, giving participants what they need to confidently enter the potash industry. “I’m trying to be humble about it, but it is quite an honour to be picked as the very first awarded in this area,” said Barry Sparvier, Director of Employment at Cowessess First Nation. “We’re honoured to be to be a part of Morris Interactive’s pilot project to start with, and then the success that it’s…

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