Tickets for the 2017 Canadian Mining Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Dinner are now on sale. Click here to reserve your table or individual tickets.
PLEASE NOTE the dinner has moved to a new venue and will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Thursday, January 12, 2017.
The high standard of living enjoyed by Canadians today stems in large part from the development of rich natural resources - agriculture, forest and minerals. Canada has been blessed with an abundance of natural resources, and also has been very fortunate to have people with the ability to convert these resources from potential assets into useful products at a price others are willing to pay.
The conversion of potential to actual wealth does not come easily, but is based on hard work, determination, skill, and some luck.
The story of mining in Canada can be told in part by describing some of the accomplishments of leaders in the industry. The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame recognizes the accomplishments of over 160 people, but it must be emphasized that hundreds of thousands of people have contributed to the success of today’s mining industry.
For the convenience of those who want to learn more about Canada’s mining industry, we have included a page called The Canadian Mining Industry, and additionally there are links to other mining-related web sites on the Members and Associates page.
Known best as the mining industry's "turnaround man," William (Bill) James has used his skills as a geologist, miner, consultant and senior executive to build and strengthen several of Canada's most important mining companies. He restored a money-losing Falconbridge to profitability in the early 1980s, and secured the best deal possible for shareholders when Noranda acquired control of the company later that decade.... Read the full bio
The Hall of Fame at the Canadian Museum of Nature
The newest residence of the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame opened in November 2012, at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa. Funded by Barrick Gold, and opened as part of Phase Two of the Vale Earth Gallery, the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame exhibit features an interactive kiosk with the Hall’s inductees – the people who make mining happen. Read More.
Annual CMHF Induction Dinner
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Constitution Hall, North Building
Metro Toronto Convention Centre Toronto, ON Read more