The Yellowknife-based Mine Training Society (MTS) has now has suspended all training activities, due to the threat of coronavirus.
In a news release issued Tuesday morning, the society states that it shares the community’s concern for the health, safety and well-being of our entire population.
It adds that MTS employees will be working remotely during this challenging time so as to minimize social interactions.
MTS employees may be reached via email.
All telephone inquiries may be directed to Shari
Caudron at 867-446-0913.
MTS operations will continue through use of electronic means.
“We are doing everything in our power to minimize interruptions to our partners and students while maximizing our efforts to flatten the curve,” states General Manager Shari Caudron.
MTS encourages other businesses and organizations to follow suit if they are ablt to in order to help prevent cases of COVID-19 from being diagnosed in the Northwest Territories.
About the Mine Training Society
The Mine Training Society is a unique partnership between Indigenous governments, public
government and the mining industry. For more than a decade, our mission has been to support Indigenous people and Northerners in finding long-term employment in the mining industry.