Ian Telfer: “Philanthropy Begins At Home”

Friday, April 1, 2016 12:49

Canada is well-known for its generosity and for supporting philanthropic initiatives, both within Canada and abroad. Earlier this year, in a strong example of support and compassion, the country rallied around Fort McMurray wildfire evacuees who were forced to leave their homes and belongings after a wildfire ravaged their Albertan community.

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Turning setbacks into opportunity with Ian Telfer

Friday, April 1, 2016 12:49

In our success-driven culture, the words setback and disappointment have almost become taboo. However, what needs to be realized is that behind almost every business success is a story of hard work, perseverance and combatted adversity.

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Developing International-Focused Graduates – Ian Telfer Comments on Importance

Friday, April 1, 2016 12:49

As thousands of university students begin to descend on campuses across Canada, the quality and value of the education post-secondary students receive is once more a focus. Over the last decade, thanks to the prevalence of digital tools and the internet, the skills graduates need to succeed has changed immensely.

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Ian Telfer: the underdog mining titan on giving back

Friday, April 1, 2016 12:49

Those of us who work in the mining sector are probably well-aware of some of the big names in the industry. Names like Eike Batista, Robert Friedland, Lukas Lundin, and Frank Giustra. All mining executives who have not only enjoyed great success in the industry,

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Top Mining Minds: Ian Telfer, Goldcorp Inc.

Apr 21, 2016 | Posted by: Mike Luft

Those of us who work in the mining sector are probably well-aware of some of the big names in the industry. Names like Eike Batista, Robert Friedland, Lukas Lundin, and Frank Giustra. All mining executives who have not only enjoyed great success in the industry,

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Ian Telfer inducted into the Business Laureates of BC Hall of Fame

May 26, 2016

Nearly 700 BC business leaders and their guests gathered at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver on Thursday, May 12, 2016 as Ian Telfer, Chairman of the Board, Goldcorp Inc., was one of the three newest members into the Business Laureates of British Columbia (BLBC) Hall of Fame, hosted by JA British

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Ian Telfer: 'I'm more of an opportunist than a visionary'

May 26, 2016

Ian Telfer was a screw-up.

The Canadian mining industry luminary didn’t exactly excel during his undergraduate days in university. He was too busy having fun.

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Goldcorp chairman Ian Telfer reflects on his career as he accepts prestigious award

Peter Koven | January 14, 2015

Ian Telfer is about to accept a lifetime achievement award, but he has no intention of slowing down. The 68-year-old entrepreneur and chairman of Goldcorp Inc. will be inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame Thursday night in recognition of more than three decades of success in the industry.

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Lunch with Goldcorp Chair Ian Telfer

Lucy Hyslop | Aug 1, 2011

Self-effacing Goldcorp chair Ian Telfer, on being in the right place at the right time, 
and the satisfaction that comes with finding wealth late in life.

“Financial success is like being struck by lightning; it’s pure happenstance,” says Ian Telfer, chair of

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Why Ian Telfer and Nancy Burke give back

Lucy Hyslop | Feb 23, 2015

A conversation with Ian Telfer, chair of Goldcorp Inc., and Nancy Burke, honorary director of Lions Gate Hospital Foundation Board

Just as Ian believes in “returning the favour” to his alma mater in Ottawa, his and Nancy’s motives for giving in general through their Fernwood Foundation follow a similar philosophy.

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Gold mining titan retains underdog sensibilities

James Kwantes, Vancouver Sun 09.22.2014

From a corner office on the 34th floor of Park Place in downtown Vancouver, with sweeping views of the Strait of Georgia and the North Shore, the guy who squeaked into business school runs a multibillion-dollar gold mining empire.
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