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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

Tsilhqot’in Nation responds to increased level of violence

Williams Lake, BC (April 27, 2016): The Tsilhqot’in National Government (TNG) leadership, comprised of six Tsilhqot’in Chiefs, is deeply troubled by the level of violent activity occurring in Williams Lake and surrounding communities. Over the past few years a number ...
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Lake Babine Nation – Pacific Booker Minerals’ mining lease application does not improve flawed project

Lake Babine Nation 225 SUS AVENUE P.O. BOX 879 BURNS LAKE, BC VOJ 1E0 TEL.: 250-692-4700 FAX: 250-692-4790 Wednesday, April 27, 2016: Pacific Booker Minerals (PBM) has applied to the Province to convert its mineral claim in the Morrison Lake area into a mining lease. Lake Babine...
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MiningWatch NR – Canada Has Blood On Its Hands; Justice in Honduras Requires a U-Turn (Quote from FNWARM;s Bev Sellars

(Ottawa) Today, First Nations women leaders, legal and human rights activists called on the Canadian government to take a lead in calling for an independent, international investigation into the murder of world-renowned Indigenous activist, Berta Cáceres, and to investigate...
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NR – Taseko Mines Limited: Independent Proxy Advisor Recommends Taseko Shareholders Vote YELLOW Proxy AGAINST the Dissident

April 21, 2016, Vancouver, BC – Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE MKT: TGB) (‘Taseko’ or the ‘Company’) announced today that Glass Lewis & Co.*, a leading independent proxy advisory firm, has recommended that Taseko shareholders vote the...
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