Labour Market Information

The trusted, relevant and responsive knowledge centre of labour market information, expertise and analysis for Canada’s mining sector.

Overview

Labour Market Information (LMI) is the cornerstone of the Mining Industry Human Resource Council’s (MiHR) work to help identify opportunities and address human resources and labour market challenges facing Canada’s mining industry.

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National Outlook

Understand the labour market from a national perspective.

Regional Outlook

Get a handle on the labour market from a regional perspective.

Workforce Planning

Plan your workforce with the most up to date information.

Inclusion & Diversity

Get the latest information on inclusion and diversity in the workforce.

Physical Demands

A close look at the physical skills required for mining occupations.

Occupational Spotlights

Explore in-depth spotlights on select mining industry occupations.

The Mining Industry Human Resources Council’s (MiHR) Canadian Mining Workplace Profile (2024) profiles Canada’s mining workforce to better understand its characteristics, highlight key trends in important topics such as equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) and identify where the workforce could be vulnerable to shifting trends in technology and labour demand.

The Canadian Mining Outlook 2024 provides an update from last year’s seminal report. This review finds that most key indicators have cooled down from 2023 levels, yet not enough to alleviate labour tightness concerns.

This report examines Canada’s mining labour force to understand how various equity deserving groups are represented in the industry. It further highlights key trends and employment outcomes for these groups and estimates evidence-based representation targets in critical mining occupations.

The Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR) and the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) have partnered to produce this report on the state of human resources in Canada’s mineral exploration sector. The purpose of this research is to help stakeholders identify and mitigate the labour market challenges facing the exploration sector.

MiHR has released a short video and infographic that summarize the findings of its 2023 Canadian Mining Outlook and 2023 Canadian Mining Workplace Profile reports.

This report examines the current labour market conditions of Canada’s mining industry and explores key areas where the sector may encounter labour market challenges over the next decade.

The Mining Industry Human Resources Council’s (MiHR) Canadian Mining Workplace Profile (2023) aims to profile Canada’s mining workforce to better understand its characteristics, highlight key trends in important topics such as equity and diversity, and identify where the workforce could be vulnerable to shifting trends in technology and labour demand.

Interactive Labour Market Dashboard

A data visualization tool that communicates MiHR’s up to date labour market information to mining stakeholders in Canada.

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MiHR is a leader and trusted knowledge centre for mining labour market trends, intelligence and research. Contact us with your specific questions and we will lend our expertise to your research report.

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