Northern Superior Resources, a Sudbury-based junior miner, was recognized by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business for its commitment to building sustainable business relations with First Nations.
The company has attained Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) Committed status from the national not-for-profit organization.
“Whenever possible, we seek out Aboriginal partnerships and new ways to collaborate with Aboriginal communities,” said company president and CEO Tom Morris in a Sept. 23 release.
PAR is certification program confirming corporate performance in Aboriginal relations.
“This year's celebration of 'PAR Certified' and 'PAR Committed' companies demonstrates that even in challenging economic times junior mining companies like Northern Superior remain dedicated to working with Aboriginal communities,” said J.P. Gladu, president and CEO of the national Aboriginal organization,
Northern Superior is exploring for gold on its Croteau Est property in Quebec. The company has a stable of properties in Stull, Wunnumin and Chibougamau gold districts of Ontario and Quebec.
The company was previously named to the 2011 TSX Venture Top 50 and won an Ontario Business Achievement Award for Corporate Governance in 2011. Last year, it was named Prospector of the Year by the Associaton L'Exploration Miniére du Québec.