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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

Mining Weekly – Taseko in hot pursuit of Gibraltar’s high-grade copper core.

 By Henry Lazenby. TheTSX-listed stock of copper producerTaseko Mines spiked up to 13.33% on Tuesday morning on news that the company has discovered a new high-grade copper deposit at itsGibraltar mine, in British Columbia. Vancouver-based Taseko has intersected more than 341.4 m...
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NR – Ferus Natural Gas Fuels Signs MOU for LNG Supply With Casino and Selwyn Chihong.

 Use of LNG in Mine Projects Improve Economics While Reducing GHG Emissions; LNG Plant Proposed for Fort Nelson Area to Ensure Long-Term Proximal and Reliable Supply VANCOUVER, BC–(Marketwired – September 21, 2016) – Vancouver-based Casino Mining Corporation...
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Conference Board of Canada – Rays of Sunshine on the Horizon for Most Territorial Economies

OTTAWA , Sept. 14, 2016 /CNW/ – Economic growth in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories is expected to improve in 2017. Meanwhile, the economic outlook for Yukon remains bleak. Economic growth is expected to average 1.8 per cent in the three territories between 2016 and...
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NationTalk – IUCN Congress boosts support for Indigenous peoples’ rights

Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, 9 September 2016 (IUCN) – Key decisions boosting support for Indigenous peoples’ rights have been adopted by IUCN State, government and civil society members today at the IUCN World Conservation Congress taking place in Hawaiʻi. In a landmark decision, the IUCN...
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