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Tickets for the 30th Annual Canadian Mining Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony are now on sale. Click here to go to the ticket purchase page.

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.

Neil Hilton George

Dedicated to the prevention of accident and injury, Neil George was instrumental in establishing Canada's exemplary record in mine safety. He was the Quebec Mining Association's first director of safety, who changed mine accident prevention in Canada and abroad. Part common sense, part labor relations, his system is based on awareness, the need to empower miners to be responsible for their own safety and the active involvement of mine supervisors.... 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 11, 2018
Constitution Hall, North Building
Metro Toronto Convention Centre Toronto, ON Read more