A conversation with Ryan Montpellier, Executive Director at Canada’s Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR)
Canada’s mining sector is facing an uphill battle. Almost half of the present workforce is over 45 years of age and 60,000 people will retire in the next decade. Another 25,000 to 30,000 people will leave for other reasons. As a result, almost 100,000 new workers will be needed over the next 10 years to meet sector labour supply requirements.
Geologists prospecting at Amaruq
Ryan Montpellier, Executive Director at Canada’s Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR), has been identifying and addressing human resources and labour market challenges in the Canadian mining industry for over a decade. He leads a team of specialists at MiHR who conduct research and design tools and programs to support the mining industry and help companies attract and retain workers in the sector. READ MORE