Celebrating individuals who make Canada’s mining industry a global leader.
The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding achievement in the mining industry, celebrates individual leadership and aims to inspire future generations in mining.


Slide KATE CARMACK (1857-1920) The discovery of placer gold in the Klondike set off one of the world’s greatest gold rushes and forever changed the history of Yukon and Canada. Play Video

Slide JAMES M. FRANKLIN James Franklin is a distinguished geoscientist who helped build and advance the knowledge base of Canada’s minerals industry. Play Video

Slide JAMES W. GILL James Gill secured a place in mining history through the exceptional success and staying power of Aur Resources. Play Video

Slide A.M. “SANDY” LAIRD During a 39-year career with Placer Dome and predecessor Placer Development, Sandy Laird was directly involved in transforming at least 15 mineral projects into profitable mines. Play Video

Slide BRIAN K. G. MEIKLE (1932-2016) The greatest discoveries are transformative, and Brian Meikle is one of only a few modern-era geologists who achieved this pinnacle of success. Play Video

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#TBT to 2019 when CMHF Member Jerry Asp received the @MA_BC Mining Person of the Year award. And what better place… https://t.co/IR7R6wREj0
15 April 2021
Drum roll... we have the answers! Blaylock’s collection includes: native silver, sulphur, quartz, quartz healed bre… https://t.co/e45sKT2cJq
12 April 2021
CMHF Challenge! The @RosslandMuseum hosts a collection of rock samples from CMHF Member Selwyn G. Blaylock, whose l… https://t.co/wkbgWbjiHB
09 April 2021
Jerry Asp, CMHF Member, prominent Indigenous leader and tireless advocate for the inclusion of Indigenous Peoples i… https://t.co/Vs43k8Lu0k
26 March 2021
#TBT: CMHF Member Chief Jerry Asp's outstanding leadership and direct partnership in the #mining industry was recog… https://t.co/EZvNk8VA54
18 March 2021
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16 March 2021
You can’t miss CMHF Member Jerry Asp at the @CIMorg Virtual Convention+Expo 2021. Join Jerry for his keynote speech… https://t.co/zAA5aFBGhe
12 March 2021
We couldn’t agree more! We are delighted to see 2021 CMHF Inductee Pat Dillon recognized by the @MiHRCouncil as an… https://t.co/YWuTTgp0pp
10 March 2021
RT @CIMorg: Jerry Asp, Tahltan nation member & President of Gray Wolf Solutions Ltd., will be a keynote speaker at #CIMVTL21. A skilled neg…
09 March 2021
Happy International Women’s Day! Today we honour our 2021 inductees, Pat Dillon and Mary Edith Tyrrell. Edith encou… https://t.co/Ltrdwgm09T
08 March 2021