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17 October 2023

ArcelorMittal Donates $100,000 to North Shore High Schools

On the picture : Marc Servant, Director of Centre Éducatif L’Abri, Richard Poirier, General director of Centre de services scolaire du Fer, Karina Déraspe, Interim Director of polyvalente Horizon-Blanc and Annie Paré, Director, Communications. Photo Credit : Julien Choquette.

PORT-CARTIER, October 12, 2023 – ArcelorMittal Mines and Infrastructure Canada (“ArcelorMittal”) is pleased to announce that it is now a Major Partner of Centre éducatif L’Abri (“CEL’A”) in Port-Cartier and of Polyvalente Horizon-Blanc in Fermont, having provided each school with a $50,000 donation over three years.

This financial partnership will allow the high schools to put in place initiatives promoting the personal development of their students through recreational, artistic, cultural and sporting activities.

“We’re delighted to be teaming up with CEL’A and Polyvalente Horizon-Blanc to contribute to youth development on the North Shore,” said Mapi Mobwano, president and CEO. “We’re committed to being a good corporate citizen and in particular to helping local youth stay in school and achieve academic success.”

“We’re grateful to ArcelorMittal for its commitment to Fermont’s youth,” said Karina Déraspe, interim principal of Polyvalente Horizon-Blanc. “This partnership will allow us to put in place a variety of projects in line with students’ interests.”

“We’re thrilled about this generous contribution by ArcelorMittal. It’ll allow us to improve the activities we have to offer,” added Julie Tanguay, vice-principal of CEL’A. “Besides boosting school spirit, this partnership will promote equal opportunities for all.”

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 transport and ship AMMC’s products to four continents. AMMC produces iron oxide concentrate and pellets for the steel market. The two companies employ approximately 2,500 people, making ArcelorMittal the largest employer in the North Shore region.

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Annie Paré

Director, Communications