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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

Press Release May 26, 2016 Imperial Files Mount Polley Mine Technical Report

Vancouver – May 26, 2016 | Imperial Metals Corporation (the “Company”) (III-TSX) has today filed on SEDAR a National Instrument 43-101 compliant 2016 Technical Report on the Mount Polley Mine (the “2016 Report”). The 2016 Report updates all...
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NR – Tsilhqot’in Aboriginal rights and title: Shifting business landscape

Tsilhqot’in Territory, BC (May 26, 2016): The Tsilhqot’in National Government (TNG) has reaffirmed the long held view that successful business needs to respect Aboriginal rights and title. This is in response to the recent Supreme Court of Canada’s (SCC) decision dismissing the...
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NR – China Minerals amend its petition for judicial review of Kaska Dene land deal – argues government ignored companies opposition and failed to mention mineral rights.

http://www.chinamineralsmining.com/s/NewsReleases.asp?ReportID=750138&_Type=News-Releases&_Title=BC-Governments-Information-Note-Fails-To-Mention-Mineral-Rights-Amended-Pet
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News Release – Tsilhqot’in Nation increasingly concerned by Amarc’s Ike Project

Williams Lake, BC (May 19, 2016): The Tsilhqot’in National Government (TNG)  strongly opposes Amarc Resources Ltd.’s (TSX-V: AHR) recent application to the Province of BC for additional exploration within the Upper Taseko (Dasiqox) watershed for the Ike project. If approved by...
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