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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

NR – Imperial Reports 2015 First Quarter Financial Results.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, May 15, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Imperial Metals Corporation (the “Company”) (III) reports comparative financial results for the first quarter period ended March 31, 2015. Revenues were $1.5 million in the March 2015 quarter...
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Lax Kw’alaams Band NR: PNW vote

Lax Kw’alaams Band NR: The Project  1. Pacific NorthWest LNG (“PNW”) proposes a liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) project on Lelu Island in the port of Prince Rupert.  Natural gas input will be transmitted on a pipeline to be owned by Prince Rupert Gas...
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BC Gov’t NR – Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation

WILLIAMS LAKE – The Province and the Tsilhqot’in National Government (TNG) are developing a government-to-government agreement outlining the short-term and long-term steps to implement the Supreme Court of Canada decision on Aboriginal title. One element of the agreement...
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CEAA – Federal EA of Brucejack Gold Mine Project in BC – comments invited.

  CNW/ – As part of the strengthened and modernized Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA 2012) put in place to support the government’s Responsible Resource Development Initiative, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a...
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