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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

News Release – B.C. completes implementation of all independent panel recommendations

News Release – B.C. completes implementation of all independent panel recommendations New changes to the mining code put British Columbia at the forefront of global standards for the safety of tailings storage facilities (TSFs) at mines operating in B.C., Minister of Energy...
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Taseko Mines NR – BC government proceeding with certificate amendment process for Taseko’s New Prosperity Project

VANCOUVER, July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE MKT: TGB) (“Taseko” or the “Company”) today announced that the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office is proceeding with Taseko’s request to amend the...
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NR – SSN calls on both Canada and Poland to seek their “free prior and informed consent” regarding KGHM- Ajax project as per UNDRIP

KAMLOOPS, BC–(Marketwired – July 18, 2016) – Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwepemc Nation’s unrelenting and clear demand to meet with the Federal Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Honourable Catherine McKenna, came to fruition last week. SSN has continuously raised concern...
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Tsilhqot’in Nation remains concerned over New Westminster School Development.

Tsilhqot’in Nation remains concerned over New Westminster School Development. (July 18, 2016): The Tsilhqot’in National Government (TNG) remains concerned over the development of the New Westminster Secondary School, a site known to have remains of Tsilhqot’in War Chief, Chief...
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