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What FNWARM Stands For?

THE CURRENT REALITY

The mining industry has the financial and human resources to fight for what it wants, and the political lobbying resources to wage its campaigns. Yet as of 2010 there had not been a major new metals mine open in BC since the ...

THE PROBLEM

Many companies still believe they can get around the law and First Nations rights. They spend their time and resources trying to divide communities, or to limit their involvement in the process. They spend fortunes on PR campaigns that portray ...

THE FUTURE

Some more enlightened mining companies have realized that working with First Nations is not only the key to complying with the courts and getting approval for a project, but is also the key to future certainly for their projects ...

News Releases

FNWARM NR and Report: Rampant, environmentally unmonitored placer mining threatens Fraser River and salmon stocks

Rampant, environmentally unmonitored placer mining threatens Fraser River and salmon stocks Study shows river and tributaries flanked by thousands of existing and old mines Williams Lake, Tue. April 25, 2017:  Placer mining is a hidden danger that is polluting the Fraser River,...
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BC NR – First Nations to benefit from Kemess mine

New government-to-government and mineral tax revenue-sharing agreements provide for economic benefits and collaboration opportunities for First Nations in northern B.C., related to the proposed Kemess Underground mine. Tsay Keh Dene Nation, Takla Lake First Nation and Kwadacha...
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NR – Money News: Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc Nation (SSN) Building Allies Across B.C. and Canada To Oppose KGHM’s Ajax Mine in Kamloops

Kamloops, British Columbia–(marketwired – april 1, 2017) – Today, over 30 organizations representing hundreds of thousands of members across British Columbia and Canada announced their support to the Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc Nation’s (SSN) decision to withhold its free, prior...
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BC Mining – Red mountain underground mine:

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – March 31, 2017) – IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:IDM) (“IDM” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Environmental Assessment Office (“EAO”), with the support of provincial,...
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