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30 May 2024

ArcelorMittal becomes major partner of Festival Innu Nikamu

From left to right: Normand Junior Thirnish-Pilot, Coordinator, Festival Innu Nikamu, Gilbert Vollant, General Manager, Radio CKAU, and Eric Joubert, Community Relations Advisor, ArcelorMittal Mining Canada, at the Festival program launch.

Port-Cartier, May 30, 2024 – ArcelorMittal Mines and Infrastructure Canada (“ArcelorMittal”) is donating $40,000 to Festival Innu Nikamu to celebrate its 40th anniversary. In so doing, the company becomes a major partner of this important event showcasing Innu culture.

“Music has always had the ability to bring people together and foster greater mutual understanding,” said Mapi Mobwano, President and CEO. “Festival Innu Nikamu’s organizers have done an outstanding job, and we’re proud to be partnering with them to help make the event a success. We hope our contribution will help open a window on the richness of Innu culture and its power to unite people.”

Innu Nikamu means “he sings in Innu,” and the whole community is invited to take part in this big, family-friendly celebration to be held in Mani-Utenam from July 30 to August 4. It’s an opportunity to discover talented artists celebrating Innu music, art and tradition. Click here to see the program for the 40th edition of Festival Innu Nikamu.

About ArcelorMittal Infrastructure Canada G.P.
and ArcelorMittal Mining Canada G.P.

Subsidiaries of ArcelorMittal, a world’s leading steel and mining company and among the top five producers of iron ore products globally, ArcelorMittal Infrastructure Canada G.P. (“AMIC”) and ArcelorMittal Mining Canada G.P. (“AMMC”) are two complementary entities operating on Québec’s North Shore. AMIC ensures the transport of concentrate between Mont-Wright and Port-Cartier, and operates a seaport in Port-Cartier to ship AMMC’s products to four continents. AMMC produces iron oxide concentrate and pellets for the steel market. The two companies employ approximately 2,800 people, making ArcelorMittal the largest employer in the North Shore region.

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Annie Paré

Director, Communications