Stornoway is a proud supporter of the following organizations:


Minalliance is an organization that brings together the Québec Mineral Exploration Association (AEMQ) and the Québec Mining Association (QMA), as well as companies involved in mine exploration, operation and services, equipment suppliers, and financial institutions. Minalliance’s mandate is to make the general public more aware of the mineral industry and to highlight the industry’s contribution to the growth of Québec and its regions, integrating economic, social and environmental aspects. Its mission is to enter into dialogue with the public in order to further increase the transparency of the mining industry and demonstrate its contribution to the sustainable development of Québec. For more information visit

Centraide (United Way) Abitibi Témiscamingue et Nord-du-Québec

Centraide–United Way is a worldwide organization that aims “to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good”.

The campaigns of Centraide Abitibi Témiscamingue et Nord-du-Québec (Centraide ATNQ) raise money for local groups that address community issues and problems primarily focused on poverty, homelessness, and families or individuals in crisis or need, in partnership with social, community and economic organizations in the region.

Stornoway is proud to be the sponsor/partner of Centraide Abitibi Témiscamingue et Nord-du-Québec for the annual Golf Tournament, an event that launches the annual fundraising campaign in northern Québec. Stornoway has been the major partner for this event since 2011. On August 28, 2014, the Stornoway Golf Tournament for the benefit of Centraide, Centraide ATNQ and Stornoway succeeded in raising $40,000. For more information visit or

Manoir Pierre-Guérette

Manoir Pierre-Guérette is an establishment of the Chapais community, hosting people with low income and a loss of independence. Manoir Pierre-Guérette includes 16 housing units and was opened in 2014. Stornoway has financially contributed $10,000 to support the construction of this community infrastructure.


Viola R. MacMillan Award for Company or Mine Development

Matt Manson, President and CEO of Stornoway Diamond Corporation, is the recipient of this prestigious award for leading Stornoway’s team in the continuing development of the company’s Renard Project located in the James Bay region of Québec. The team completed its $946 million project financing package this past July, more than 13 years after the project’s initial discovery.

Entrepreneur of the Year 2014: Stornoway Diamond (Canada) Inc.

This award highlights the work of an entrepreneur or a team of entrepreneurs whose company has made significant progress over the past year. This progress can be related to the development of a specific project or to the overall activities of the company.

E3 Plus Award 2013 (Responsible Mineral Exploration): Les Diamants Stornoway (Canada) Inc.

This award recognizes a company for its high level of environmental and social responsibility and its compliance with the best practices outlined in the e3 online Toolkit.

Prospector of the Year 2002: Ashton Mining of Canada & SOQUEM

This award is given to highlight the importance of a new discovery that produced a significant ripple effect on exploration activities with regards to both the property itself and the surrounding area.