Welcome to First Nations Women Advocating Responsible Mining
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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... Read More →
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... Read More →
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... Read More →
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... Read More →
First Nations Women Advocating Responsible Mining is an award-winning coalition of First Nations women leaders from northern BC with extensive experience in dealing with mining issues. As leading figures in their communities and as mothers, their priority is to protect their homes, communities and traditional lands from the type of mining practices that have left BC riddled with close to 2,000 abandoned mines – two thirds of which are still spewing have worked for or had family members work for mining companies and have learned first -hand how the promise of riches can quickly turn into destroyed lands and limited low-paying jobs for those whose people have, for millennia ... Read more