The report, Framing the Future of Mineral Exploration in British Columbia, prepared by environmental consultant firm, Hemmera, paints a troubling picture about a lack of clarity in land access and use rules as well as the overlapping nature of government regulations. It finds land access for mineral exploration has decreased in B.C., reaching a critical threshold threatening the survival of the industry and by extension, the jobs, families and communities that rely on it.

View the report and Appendices A through E here; to view Appendix F maps contact Jonathan Buchanan at [email protected].