AEMQ (Association de l’exploration minière du Québec) Entrepreneur of the Year Award

This distinction highlights the work of an entrepreneur whose business has grown or progressed significantly. Recall that in 2009, the Canadian Malartic project obtained all necessary approvals for the construction of the project, paving the way for the sustainable and responsible development of the largest open pit gold mine in Canada.

Rouyn-Noranda Chamber of Commerce Extra Award for Contribution to Regional Economic Development

The Rouyn-Noranda Chamber of Commerce and Industry pays tribute to successful entrepreneurs through their Councours Extra competition, which recognizes the performance of businesses in the area and highlights their involvement, initiative and energy.

The Northern Miner Mining Men of the Year

Mr. Sean Roosen, President and CEO, Mr. Robert Wares, COO and Mr. John Burzynski, Vice-president, corporate development were named as “Mining Men of the Year” for 2009 by the prestigious Northern Miner.